Policies support socio-economic development in mountain regions

Policies support socio-economic development in mountain regions

4/7/2016 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – Over the past two years, a number of programs supporting ethnic minority people in mountain regions have succeeded thanks to government efforts to strengthen international cooperation and support for those programs. Financial resources have been devoted to economic growth, healthcare, education, training, and social issues, thereby reducing poverty and improving local living conditions.

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Developing a national brand, an urgent need for Vietnamese businesses in integration

Developing a national brand, an urgent need for Vietnamese businesses in integration

3/28/2016 - 17:07

(VOVworld) – Developing and managing a national brand is essential and urgent for Vietnamese businesses, now that Vietnam is rapidly integrating into the world. Strong, prestigious brands will mark Vietnam as a country with high quality, competitive products and services.

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Vietnam’s cashew exports forecast to rise in 2016

Vietnam’s cashew exports forecast to rise in 2016

3/22/2016 - 15:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s cashew exports posted a strong growth in 2015 and are expected to rise this year.

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Vietnamese farm produce exports should prosper in 2016

Vietnamese farm produce exports should prosper in 2016

3/18/2016 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese farm produce exports are predicted to thrive this year due to increased market demand and several free trade agreements Vietnam has signed. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Industry and Trade have outlined a number of measures to help domestic businesses boost export volumes.

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Vietnam finds it crucial to build national rice brand

Vietnam finds it crucial to build national rice brand

3/8/2016 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – For many years Vietnam has proven to be as one of the world’s leading rice exporters but profits remain low because product branding has not been developed and quality has been unreliable. This issue topped the agenda of a recent conference held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade to find a way to improve rice exports this...

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Businesses eager to learn trading partners’ information for integration

Businesses eager to learn trading partners’ information for integration

3/2/2016 - 10:16

(VOVworld) – Last year Vietnam signed a number of trade deals which have gradually taken effect and offered opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises to enter foreign markets. But each market has specific characters requiring businesses to study them carefully to minimize risks. The issue also topped the agenda of the 2016 Trade Counselor Conference.

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Vietnam finds it necessary to improve farm produce’ branding, value

Vietnam finds it necessary to improve farm produce’ branding, value

2/23/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) – Agricultural production remains a pillar of the national economy as Vietnam integrates into the world. The current need is to improve productivity and quality and lower costs for agricultural products. This is a target that farmers, scientists, enterprises, and state managers in the Mekong River Delta are all determined to realize.

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Enterprises encouraged to invest in science and technology

Enterprises encouraged to invest in science and technology

2/18/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – In recent years, Vietnam has been recognized internationally as one of the world’s top 10 software outsourcing countries and recognized by UNESCO as one of four nations producing vaccine to treat Rota virus. VOV’s Van Anh talks about the importance of investing in science and technology if Vietnam wants its economy to keep growing.

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Dong Nai, highlight in foreign investment attraction

Dong Nai, highlight in foreign investment attraction

2/2/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Despite economic difficulties during 2015, Dong Nai remained one of Vietnam’s leading provinces in foreign direct investment attraction, earning 2.4 billion USD, up 250% against the set target. The achievements together with improved infrastructure and administrative procedure reforms have opened a path for Dong Nai to attract more FDI this year.

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Vietnam’s fast-moving consumer goods trying to capture domestic market

Vietnam’s fast-moving consumer goods trying to capture domestic market

1/26/2016 - 14:58

(VOVworld) – In recent years, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) have grown rapidly in both rural and urban areas of Vietnam. Products like milk, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, and school notebooks have been a growing share of the domestic market. This is a major opportunity for Vietnamese enterprises in the field to expand production and markets...

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Development prospects of border economic zones in Quang Ninh

Development prospects of border economic zones in Quang Ninh

1/22/2016 - 17:46

(VOVworld) – Last year Quang Ninh publicized master-plans for Hoanh Mo-Dong Van and Mong Cai border economic zones with visions until 2030. The planning is an important foundation for developing Quang Ninh’s border areas.

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Flexible exchange rate management – a priority in 2016 economic operations

Flexible exchange rate management – a priority in 2016 economic operations

1/12/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s banking sector has pursued a flexible monetary policy, helping to drop interest rates and increase credit to an appropriate level. The exchange rate has been stabilized with an increase in the foreign reserve, supporting business production. In 2016, the sector will continue proactive and flexible measures in monetary policy management matching market growth.

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Exports contribute to Vietnam’s economic growth in 2015

Exports contribute to Vietnam’s economic growth in 2015

1/5/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s exports rose 8.1% in 2015 compared to a year earlier. Although it missed the government target of 10% growth for 2015, exports were considered a highlight of the national economy with their expanded scale, contributing to GDP growth and generating more jobs for workers, particularly in the production of farm produce.

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Vietnam restructures its agriculture for integration and development

Vietnam restructures its agriculture for integration and development

12/29/2015 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s agriculture has achieved noticeable growth after two years of implementing a project on agricultural restructuring to increase added value and sustainable development. To deal with challenges brought in by free trade agreements, this year the sector has stepped up the restructuring process to create a firm foundation for sustainable integration in 2016.

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FDI improvement in 2015

FDI improvement in 2015

12/22/2015 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Despite global fluctuations in 2015, Vietnam has attracted a great deal of foreign direct investment capital. By the end of last month, newly registered or expanded FDI for Vietnam totaled over 20 billion USD. The achievement is attributed to Vietnam’s efforts to boost institutional reforms and international integration.

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Opportunities offered by FTAs for Vietnamese economy

Opportunities offered by FTAs for Vietnamese economy

12/16/2015 - 9:28

(VOVworld) – In 2015 Vietnam signed free trade agreements with the Republic of Korea and the Eurasia Economic Union and completed European Union FTA and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations. The trade deals are expected to increase exports, attract foreign investment, and offer new opportunities for Vietnamese economic growth.

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Vietnam’s engineering industry overcomes difficulties for international integration

Vietnam’s engineering industry overcomes difficulties for international integration

12/10/2015 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – Over the past decade, Vietnam’s engineering industry has increased localization and exports. The sector is finding ways to develop and integrate into the global economy.

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Logistics – key to improving Mekong Delta’s competitiveness

Logistics – key to improving Mekong Delta’s competitiveness

12/1/2015 - 15:41

(VOVworld) – The Mekong Delta’s transport infrastructure and logistics system have recently received large investments by the state and regional provinces to speed the delivery of cargo to points of consumption and boos the competitiveness of the region’s products.

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TPP, a boost for Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring

TPP, a boost for Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring

11/26/2015 - 18:01

(VOVworld) - The Trans-Pacific partnership agreement offers a major opportunity and challenge for Vietnam’s agriculture exports. But currently seafood and rice exports are underperforming expectations. To prepare for TPP membership, Vietnam is restructuring its agriculture but domestic enterprises will have to fully understand the trade deal to maximize its opportunities.

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Vietnam’s garment and textile addresses challenges faced by TPP

Vietnam’s garment and textile addresses challenges faced by TPP

11/18/2015 - 9:50

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and 11 other countries’ conclusion of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has given Vietnam opportunities to develop its economy. Vietnam’s garment and textile sector is one industry which stands to gain the most advantage from the TPP, while also presenting challenges. What Vietnamese garment and textile firms are concerned about now is input material supply sources...

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Wednesday August 24, 2016

Wednesday August 24, 2016

(VOVworld) - This week, we got an email from Arvid Husdal, a 49-year-old radio enthusiast from Kristiansand in the far south of Norway. He said his hobby is Dx-listening and...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam