Vietnam boosts agriculture restructuring in 2013

Vietnam boosts agriculture restructuring in 2013

12/31/2013 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – Agriculture is contributing more than 20% of Vietnam’s GDP, accounting for up to one quarter of the national exports revenue, and creating jobs for half of the workforce with 65% of them in rural areas. Over the years, agriculture has been a foundation of Vietnam’s economy.

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Vietnam’s macro-economy stabilized and recovered in 2013

Vietnam’s macro-economy stabilized and recovered in 2013

12/24/2013 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – 2013 was a challenging year for the Vietnamese economy in which bad debts, frozen real estate market, and enterprises’ inventories continued to affect the country. In such circumstances, Government policies on macro-economic management have contributed to the Vietnamese economy’s achievements over the year.

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Changes in Vietnam’s FDI attraction during 2013

Changes in Vietnam’s FDI attraction during 2013

12/16/2013 - 18:27

(VOVworld) – Although Vietnam still faces many difficulties, the country has made remarkable achievements in foreign direct investment or FDI – over 2013. One of the biggest changes has been in the nation’s investment structure with more focus on high-tech projects which are in line with Vietnam’s economic restructuring and development.

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Restructuring – key to removing economic obstacles in 2013

Restructuring – key to removing economic obstacles in 2013

12/10/2013 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese government’s management efforts in 2013 have led to its economic restructuring achieving initial results and increasing the economy’s efficiency. VOV’s To Tuan reviews the process.

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New development direction for Mekong Delta provinces

New development direction for Mekong Delta provinces

12/3/2013 - 19:16

(VOVworld) – Playing a key role in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy, the Mekong River Delta is the country’s largest agriculture and seafood production hub.

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Big rice fields result in high economic efficiency for Yen Bai province

Big rice fields result in high economic efficiency for Yen Bai province

11/26/2013 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – Despite abundant resources in Vietnam’s northern mountain provinces including land, forests, biosphere, and minerals, many are classified as the country’s most disadvantaged. Under the recent new rural development program, lots of mountain districts have developed larger fields and restructured crops to boost local economic growth and reduce poverty. Luc Yen district in Yen Bai province is a good...

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Seafood exports contribute to national economic growth

Seafood exports contribute to national economic growth

11/19/2013 - 14:38

(VOVworld) – Aquatic exports have recently recovered and even prospered despite the fact that exports of agricultural produce still face many difficulties. The exports of several key items including shrimp and tra fish have improved, contributing to Vietnam’s total turnover.

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E-customs – benefits for business community and national economy

E-customs – benefits for business community and national economy

11/12/2013 - 15:17

(VOVworld) – E-customs has brought practical benefits for enterprises and met the requirements of the government’s administrative procedure reforms. According to Vietnam General Department of Customs, the 10-month-old e-customs pilot program has helped to modernize the sector and make import-export activities more efficient.

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Vietnamese goods penetrate Middle East and North African markets

 Vietnamese goods penetrate Middle East and North African markets

11/5/2013 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – In recent years, the Middle East and North African markets have emerged as potential destinations for Vietnamese exporters. Although two-way trade turnover has increased remarkably, the rise isn’t on par with the advantages of each side. How to maximize the available strengths for mutual development tops the concerns of both Vietnamese policy makers, managers, and entrepreneurs.

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Nghi Son Oil Refinery contributes to ensuring national energy security

Nghi Son Oil Refinery contributes to ensuring national energy security

10/29/2013 - 17:42

(VOVworld) – With a total investment capital of more than 9 billion USD, Nghi Son Oil Refinery in Nghi Son Economic Zone, Thanh Hoa province is Vietnam’s biggest ever foreign direct investment project. This project and 15 billion USD of new FDI so far this year show that Vietnam remains an attractive destination for investors.

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Vietnam attracts more FDI in Mekong River Delta

Vietnam attracts more FDI in Mekong River Delta

10/15/2013 - 18:07

(VOVworld) – The Mekong River Delta possesses advantages in rice, fruits, and seafood. But the attraction of investment capital, especially foreign direct investment, remains low compared to other regions in the country. What and how to improve FDI attraction is the region’s top concern.

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Vietnam’s gas industry contributes to national economic growth

Vietnam’s gas industry contributes to national economic growth

10/8/2013 - 15:59

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has quickly become a ‘Gas country’ on the world map. The sector now can meet the increasing domestic demand in industries, commerce, households, and transport.

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Vietnam boosts exports of processed food to the EU market

Vietnam boosts exports of processed food to the EU market

10/1/2013 - 17:55

(VOVworld) – With an abundant resource of fresh agricultural and food materials all year round, Vietnam’s traditional products have successfully penetrated the international market. But many export items haven’t yet overcome trade barriers in the required EU market. To help Vietnamese exporters gain a firm foothold, the Ministry of Trade and Industry has launched a 3-year export promotion support program...

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TPP –opportunities and challenges for Vietnam

TPP –opportunities and challenges for Vietnam

9/23/2013 - 15:43

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is entering the final negotiation rounds to become a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement among Asia-Pacific economies. Joining the TPP will create both opportunities and challenges for Vietnam’s investment, exports, and international integration process.

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Vietnam’s economic restructuring linked to Japan’s FDI attraction opportunities

Vietnam’s economic restructuring linked to Japan’s FDI attraction opportunities

9/17/2013 - 18:13

(VOVworld) – Japan has remained Vietnam’s biggest foreign direct investors in terms of the number of projects and total registered capital.

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USD 21,205 21,255
JPY 204 207
EUR 28,213 28,552
GBP 35,485 36,056
CNY 3,274 3,311

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

(VOVworld) - As a coastal country, Vietnam has frequently been affected by storms and floods. But in recent years, storms have increased in intensity and frequency due to global climate...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...