NDO—TH Group on February 24 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a high-tech agricultural project on producing organic vegetables, fruits and rice in Dung Nghia Commune, Vu Thu District, Thai Binh Province.
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NDO/VNA—Ho Chi Minh City welcomes and pledges to create the best conditions possible for businesses from Sakai City in the Japanese prefecture of Osaka to invest in southern Vietnam’s largest economic hub, said a local official.
NDO/VNA - As many as 246 projects worth US$5.19 billion in investments made by Japanese firms are operating in the southern province of Binh Duong, accounting for nearly 20% of foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into the province so far.
NDO—Vietnam has striven to increase by 25%-30% of the rate of its soluble, roasted and processed coffee exports earning a total turnover of from US$3.8 billion to US$4.2 billion by 2020. In order to achieve this target, it is necessary to set out market strategies on the principle of producing things the market needs and giving priority to shifting high added value product structures.
NDO—About 76% of European enterprises operating in Vietnam said they are optimistic about business prospects in 2017, according to a Business Climate Index (BCI) survey for the fourth quarter of 2016 conducted by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).
NDO - The Ministry of Defence signed an agreement with the Ministry of Transport on February 21 to transfer 21 hectares of land under its ownership near Tan Son Nhat Airport to expand the overloaded international airport.
NDO/VNA – More than 580 delegates from APEC member economies attended activities and events on various fields within the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) in the southern province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on February 20.
NDO—The consumer price index (CPI) in January increased 0.46% over the previous month and 5.22% over the same period last year, placing more pressure on management agencies to restrain inflation this year.
NDO/VNA—The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture’s manager in charge of coffee, Silvio Farnesi, has said that the government has approved the importation of robusta coffees for the first time in history, including those from Vietnam, in order to meet domestic demand for instant coffee production.