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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.



Viet Nam's dairy imports up in first nine months Viet Nam's dairy imports up in first nine months

(Oct 25, 2014)

Viet Nam imported dairy products worth US$838.1 million in the first nine months of this year, a month-on-month rise of 4.2 per cent, according to the General Department of Viet Nam Customs.

Water company sees inflow from IPO

Trung An Water Supply Company Ltd. earned VND20.6 billion (US$970,000) from its initial public offering at the HCM City Stock Exchange yesterday.

Sugar firms merge

Thanh Thanh Cong Tay Ninh Sugar Company will issue an additional 37 million shares for swapping with shares of Gia Lai Cane Sugar Thermoelectricity Jsc (SEC).

Singapore launches tourism campaign to attract Vietnamese

The Singaporean Tourism Board (STB) yesterday launched its "The new fun is Singapore-made" promotion campaign in HCM City, hoping to attract more Vietnamese tourists to the island.

Shipbuilding plan set to launch

The Prime Minister on Wednesday approved an action plan to develop the shipbuilding industry into a key industry under the implementation of Viet Nam's Sea Strategy by 2020.

SBV suspends Ocean Bank's chairman

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) has suspended Chairman of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank's Board of Directors Ha Van Tham for serious violations of Viet Nam's laws.

Thanh Hoa commits to investment incentives

The north central province of Thanh Hoa is committed to becoming a reliable and long-term partner of investors, the provinces' leaders said at an ongoing conference held in HCM City.

Domestic drug firms wrestle with competition

Domestic drug producers are facing significant obstacles in selling their products in both the domestic and foreign markets, the Tin tuc (News) Newspaper has reported.

VNPT to complete divestment process in 2015

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has been increasing its divestment from non-core sectors, as per the restructuring programme and government guidelines, said General Director Tran Manh Hung.

Confidence of European businesses in VN on the rise

Business confidence and outlook among European businesses in Viet Nam continued to rise, according to 16th quarterly EuroCham Business Climate Index (BCI) survey.

Industrial production climbs in October

The country's index of industrial production (IIP) in October rose by 4.6 per cent against last month, the General Statistics Office (GSO) estimated.

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

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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