Vietnam develops logistics services for exports

Vietnam develops logistics services for exports

3/28/2017 - 15:39

(VOVworld) - Logistics services play an important role in connecting transportation and socio-economic development. Logistics in Vietnam is gradually improving, helping domestic exporters and importers cut costs and increase their competitiveness against foreign rivals.

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Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination

Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination

3/21/2017 - 12:38

(VOVworld) – Vietnam gained a record 15.8 billion USD in foreign investment in 2016 thanks to its improved investment and business environment. This year, Vietnam expects to continue to be an attractive destination for foreign investors due to new opportunities from international economic integration and government incentives.

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Vietnam targets 10 billion USD in shrimp exports by 2025

Vietnam targets 10 billion USD in shrimp exports by 2025

3/14/2017 - 15:11

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is outlining a plan to develop Vietnam’s shrimp industry towards an export revenue of 10 billion USD by 2025.

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Ha Nam develops smart agriculture

Ha Nam develops smart agriculture

3/7/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) – A model encouraging farmers to contribute land to help businesses expand production has proven a success in attracting investment in smart agriculture. Ha Nam, an agricultural province in the northern delta, has taken the lead in this field.

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Using domestic goods to realize national economic development targets

Using domestic goods to realize national economic development targets

2/28/2017 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – In recent years, the movement calling on the Vietnamese to prioritize made-in-Vietnam goods has helped domestic enterprises identify the potential and strength of the local market. The program has particularly improved product quality in order to change Vietnamese consumers’ buying habits and boost sales of local goods.

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Stock market, a good channel for capital mobilization

Stock market, a good channel for capital mobilization

2/20/2017 - 15:00

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City contributes 90% of Vietnam’s stock market value. Last year the city recorded capitalization growth of 30% and market liquidation of 24%. The authorities and businesses expect that the stock market will do better this year.

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Increasing the value of Vietnam’s fruit specialties

Increasing the value of Vietnam’s fruit specialties

2/14/2017 - 14:38

(VOVworld)-In 2016, Vietnam, for the first time, earned nearly 2 billion USD from exporting vegetables and fruits with the Mekong Delta being the main contributor. The turning-point opened a new direction for the restructuring of Vietnam’s agriculture whose key export items will include rice and fruit specialties.

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Mekong Delta’s agriculture ahead of integration challenges

Mekong Delta’s agriculture ahead of integration challenges

2/7/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld)- The Mekong Delta’s agriculture plays a key role in national economic development but the sustainability of its production remains low and hasn’t met the requirements of a modern agriculture. The industry’s restructuring is vital and should focus on regional linking and building qualified and branded products.

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Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2017

 Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2017

2/2/2017 - 14:37

(VOVworld)-Vietnam gained some key economic achievements in 2016, the first year of the new, righteous government to serve the people. It promulgated a series of measures to improve the local investment and business environment, support enterprises, and promote a start-up spirit, innovation, and creativity. This is a foundation for greater economic growth in 2017.

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The northern key economic region - 20 years of review

The northern key economic region - 20 years of review

1/24/2017 - 16:42

(VOVworld)-Established in 1997, the northern key economic region, which includes seven northern provinces, enjoys geographical and development advantages. For 20 years, the zone has driven the growth not only of the Red River Delta but of the entire country.

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Vietnam’s agriculture identifies challenges for development in 2017

Vietnam’s agriculture identifies challenges for development in 2017

1/17/2017 - 14:28

(VOVworld)-In 2017, Vietnam’s agriculture should exert greater efforts to overcome difficulties in the export market and ensure domestic food security despite climate change.

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Combining startup spirit and innovation

Combining startup spirit and innovation

1/10/2017 - 18:23

(VOVworld) – 2016 was observed as a National Year for Start-ups, part of a “National Program to Support an Innovative Startup Ecosystem in Vietnam by 2025”. The number of start-up businesses rose in terms of quantity and quality and more start-up funds and support centers were established.

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Vietnam maintains a stable economic growth in 2016

Vietnam maintains a stable economic growth in 2016

1/3/2017 - 14:24

(VOVworld)-Although Vietnam’s economy had no major breakthroughs in 2016, it managed to maintain a stable growth thanks to careful government management. We now review Vietnam’s economic picture last year.

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Vietnam’s exports overcome difficulties in 2016

Vietnam’s exports overcome difficulties in 2016

12/27/2016 - 13:37

(VOVworld) - 2016 has seen many milestones with Vietnam signing free trade deals which have benefited its economy. Although export revenues in key industries like garments and textiles, leather footwear, and farm produce have fallen short of set targets, businesses have generally fared well despite global economic difficulties.

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Private sector’s role in national economic development

Private sector’s role in national economic development

12/13/2016 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam now has 500,000 private enterprises which employ more than 15 million people and contributes 40% of the national GDP. Vietnam has adopted many policies to develop the private economic sector.

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Laos, an attractive market for Vietnamese investors

Laos, an attractive market for Vietnamese investors

12/6/2016 - 14:35

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s investment in Laos has grown rapidly in recent years. The success of many small and medium-sized enterprises has encouraged larger Vietnamese businesses, especially in banking, telecommunications, and aviation, to increase their investment in Laos.

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Boosting Vietnamese exporters to develop sustainably

Boosting Vietnamese exporters to develop sustainably

11/29/2016 - 15:37

(VOVworld)-Foreign direct investment export businesses in Vietnam are contributing a great deal to national economic development. But more Government incentives are needed to help domestic exporters to reduce dependence on the foreign invested sector.

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Economic restructuring, growth model reforms for sustainable development

Economic restructuring, growth model reforms for sustainable development

11/22/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s economic restructuring program for the past 5 years brought about noticeable results. The progress has provided a basis for Vietnam to continue its restructuring plan until 2020.

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Binh Phuoc develops local cashew nut brand

Binh Phuoc develops local cashew nut brand

11/15/2016 - 15:03

(VOVworld) – The southern province of Binh Phuoc is thought to have one of the best cashew nuts in the world. To develop a brand for this product, Binh Phuoc has master-planned its cultivation areas and sought ways to increase productivity and quality, and farmers’ income.

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Vietnam tries to create favorable business environment

Vietnam tries to create favorable business environment

11/8/2016 - 14:01

(VOVworld) – Over the past two years, Vietnam has focused on increasing competitiveness and improving the local business environment to develop a sustainable economy. The government and authorities at all levels are working to create favorable conditions for domestic and foreign enterprises and investors.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...