Agro-forestry exports – positive sign from Lao Cai International Border Gate

Agro-forestry exports – positive sign from Lao Cai International Border Gate

4/14/2015 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s earnings from border trading in the first months of this year have been encouraging. At border crossings like Lao Cai International Border Gate, exports and imports of agro-forestry products have seen high growth.

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Vietnam improves business environment for national economic development

Vietnam improves business environment for national economic development

4/7/2015 - 16:10

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s ministries and provinces are focusing efforts to improve the business environment by stepping up administrative procedure reforms to help enterprises integrate and develop. The move is in line with a revised government resolution released last month under which Vietnam hopes to rank fourth in ASEAN in terms of business environment and national competitiveness in the 2015-2016 period.

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Boosting PPP cooperation to remove difficulties for the national economy

Boosting PPP cooperation to remove difficulties for the national economy

3/31/2015 - 16:30

(VVOworld) – Promoting investment and public private partnership (PPP) projects is extremely important, given the current economic difficulties. The cooperation model has opened up opportunities to mobilize capital from the private sector for infrastructure construction projects and lower the burden on the state budget. Creating favorable conditions for investors to implement PPP projects will boost the national economy.

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Vietnam tries to fully tap tuna catching industry

Vietnam tries to fully tap tuna catching industry

3/24/2015 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Tuna is one of Vietnam’s top export items and widely praised for its high quality. But Vietnamese fishing relies more on experience than advanced equipment. Fishermen in the south central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, and Khanh Hoa are restructuring their production and adopting Japanese fishing techniques in an effort to stimulate the region’s marine economy, which...

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Sustainable development goes along with building a brand for Vietnamese coffee

Sustainable development goes along with building a brand for Vietnamese coffee

3/17/2015 - 15:49

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is the world’s second largest coffee exporter and leads the world in Robusta production and export. But Vietnam’s exported coffee remains in the form of unprocessed beans with no added value. This is an issue the government and the coffee sector are paying close attention to, hoping to improve the brand of Vietnamese coffee.

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Increased labor productivity drives international economic integration

Increased labor productivity drives international economic integration

3/10/2015 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – With abundant workforce, Vietnam often ranks high in ASEAN Skills competitions. But Vietnam’s labor productivity remains lower than several other countries in the region. Improving labor productivity has received much attention from Vietnamese agencies and sectors, especially now that Vietnam is fully participating in the ASEAN Economic Community.

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Vietnam real estate continues to attract foreign investors

Vietnam real estate continues to attract foreign investors

3/3/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Last year foreign direct investment in real estate accounted for 40% of Vietnam’s total investment. Real estate came second to processing and manufacturing in FDI attraction. Thanks to various favorable conditions for the development of the real estate sector in Vietnam, this year the sector will remain an attractive investment channel among foreign investors.

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Private economy growth to boost the national economy

Private economy growth to boost the national economy

2/24/2015 - 14:02

(VOVworld) – With increasing contributions to the GDP in recent years, the private sector is playing a more and more important role in the national economy. Promoting the sector is one of the Vietnamese government’s main tasks in the future to strengthen the economy.

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HCMC attracts high tech for development

HCMC attracts high tech for development

2/10/2015 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – In recent years, Ho Chi Minh City has made a great deal of investment in building high tech parks to try to create a breakthrough in socio-economic development and international integration. The success so far suggests the city is moving in the right direction.

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Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits

Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits

2/3/2015 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – Fruit growing is the strong point of the Mekong River Delta thanks to its rich soil and good weather. To export fruits more profitably, the local agricultural sector is paying close attention to improving product quality and building brands.

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Investment in support industry encouraged

Investment in support industry encouraged

1/27/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Increased investment in the support sector is the core of Vietnam’s economic policy in 2015. To develop a true support industry, Vietnam is trying to create breakthroughs in investment attraction in the sector on top of building an open legal corridor.

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Vietnam’s economic growth forecast for 2015

Vietnam’s economic growth forecast for 2015

1/20/2015 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam achieved an economic growth of 5.98% last year, exceeding the 5.8% target set by the National Assembly. This year, the government has targeted a 6.2% growth. Despite global and domestic difficulties, a number of positive factors have been recorded which could help Vietnam reach that goal.

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Vietnamese tourism in 2014: promotional activities strengthened

Vietnamese tourism in 2014: promotional activities strengthened

1/14/2015 - 16:50

(VOVworld) – Despite negative impacts of the global and domestic economy last year and China’s illegal placement of its oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, Vietnam’s tourism sector achieved stable growth by expanding key markets and stimulating domestic demand. 2014 was also a successful year for Vietnam’s hospitality industry.

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Vietnam’s exports in 2014

Vietnam’s exports in 2014

1/7/2015 - 14:17

VOVworld)- Vietnamese exports earned a record 150 billion USD in 2014 giving a big boost to the national economy. VOV reporter Chung Thuy reviews Vietnam’s export achievements in 2014.

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Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2015

Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2015

1/3/2015 - 8:42

(VOVworld) – In 2015, Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue growing sustainably and enjoy a stronger rally than in 2014 because the GDP is set at 6.2% with a better business environment for investors.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A: We’d like to say hello today to Mogire Machuki of Kenya. In an email to VOV this week, he wrote: “Greetings from Kisii Kenya, my pleasure connecting with VOV,...

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Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

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