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Exports to Canada see growth Exports to Canada see growth

The volume of Vietnamese exports to Canada has increased by 17 per cent annually, said Zaki Munshi, Asia Project Manager of the Trade Facilitation Office Canada on Thursday.


VN fruit reaches int'l markets VN fruit reaches int'l markets

Vietnamese fruits have gradually conquered world markets, said Nguyen Xuan Hong director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's (MARD) Plant Protection Department.


Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.


Cash still trumps online payment Cash still trumps online payment

Electronic payments for online transactions remained modest compared with cash-on-delivery payments, according to a recent report of the Ministry of Industry and Trade on e-commerce in Viet Nam.


Credit institutions to help regional farmers Credit institutions to help regional farmers

(Oct 23, 2014)

Viet Nam News talks with Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association Chamnong Siriwongyotha about how the association helps regional farmers

VN steel exporters oppose Indonesia decision

The Government of Indonesia has imposed an anti-dumping tax on imports of Vietnamese cold rolled steel sheets without consulting the Government of Viet Nam. The imposition of the tax from July 7, 2014 to July 7, 2017 has created difficulties for Vietnamese steel exporters. Vu Van Thanh, deputy general director of the Hoa Sen Group, explains the issue and suggests solutions.

Competitive days ahead for retail sector

Viet Nam will be opening its retail market in 2015 in line with its commitments to the World Trade Organisation.This is expected to create challenges for the domestic retail market, as well as opportunities for the domestic retail property market. Ngo Thi Huong Giang, Savills Viet Nam senior manager for research and consultancy, discusses the issues with Viet Nam News.

Investment in technology needs  large market, say Bayer execs

A member of the Bayer AG board, Michael Koenig, paid his first visit to Viet Nam recently. Viet Nam News asked him and David Champion, general director in Viet Nam, about their company's mission of ‘science for a better life'.

Germany optimistic about VN economic ties

Viet Nam News speaks with Marko Walde, the chief representative of AHK Viet Nam / German Industry and Commerce Viet Nam, about investment flows from Germany into Viet Nam and trade between the two nations.

VN farmers face more fruitful future in US

Viet Nam will be exporting litchi and longan to the United States and is preparing to export more fruit when it joins the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) next year.

Digitization: Emerging business trend of the century

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and DKSH have published their latest Global Market Expansion Services (MES) report, which highlights digitization and how it is impacting corporate business models. Leonard Tan, General Director, DKSH Viet Nam, speaks about the role of digitization in the MES industry.

Support industries need plan for development

Nguyen Mai, president of the Viet Nam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIE), talked to reporters about the development needs of domestic support industries.

Future bright for VN wood product exports

ONP-Viet Nam, a US company that manufactures wood products for exports, has been in Viet Nam since 2010. Patrick McNeal, its President and General Director, speaks to Viet Nam News about entering foreign markets and his company's experience with exports.

Call to protect ailing steel industry

The steel industry is the key to the development of heavy industry, including car making and shipbuilding. However, the sector is facing many difficulties. Viet Nam News reporter Mai Huong interviewed An Sung Gu, chief representative of one of Viet Nam's largest steel producers, Posco-South Asia Ha Noi, about the issue.

Cement industry eyes exports

Viet Nam's cement production has met domestic demand since 2010 but has surpassed it since 2012 because of declining consumption resulting from economic recession.

Saigon Co.op opens 1st store in Ha LongSaigon Co.op opens 1st store in Ha Long

Saigon Co.op opened its first Co.opmart outlet in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Ha Long City on October 19, making it the 72nd outlet nation-wide.

Credit institutions to help regional farmersCredit institutions to help regional farmers

Viet Nam News talks with Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association Chamnong Siriwongyotha about how the association helps regional farmers

First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest

The first Vietnamese caravan team finished its 6,000km auto trip from HCM City to Tibet and Mount Everest base camp on Sunday. Autodaily introduced a series of photos taken by the team members.

Lawmakers worried about new airport cost Lawmakers worried about new airport cost

National Assembly members have voiced concern over the large investment required for building a new international airport in Dong Nai Province near HCM City.

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