NDO—Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted the significant role of Vietnamese and Japanese businesses in promoting the comprehensive and long-term strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries at a Vietnam-Japan business talk in Hanoi on January 17.
NDO/VNA—A conference on enhancing partnerships between Vietnamese localities and Canada took place in Hanoi on January 16, gathering 200 government officials, business delegates and representatives of Canadian non-governmental organisations.
NDO—Tin Nghia Coffee Joint Stock Company on January 16 put into operation the first phase of its instant coffee processing plant at Nhon Trach No. 3 Industrial Park, in Hiep Phuoc Commune, Nhon Trach District, Dong Nai Province.
NDO/VNA – Vietnam will continue to supply up to 1.5 million tonnes of rice per year to the Philippines as the rice trade agreement between the two countries has been extended to December 31, 2018, according to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade.
NDO—Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has requested that the Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) accelerate its restructuring process in order to consolidate its leading position in producing and trading basic chemicals, household chemicals and agrichemicals for domestic demand and export.
NDO - One year on, opportunities and challenges from the AEC are becoming evident to Vietnamese enterprises. Expectations for increased export revenues to ASEAN are waning but it also affords domestic enterprises a moment to reflect on their weaknesses and strengths, and then work to restructure themselves in order to achieve the desired growth.
NDO - Deputy Trinh Dinh Dung urged operators of two alumina plants in the provinces of Dak Nong and Lam Dong to ensure that environmental disasters will not occur while inspecting the two facilities on January 12-13.
NDO - Japan will open its market for Vietnamese red-flesh dragon fruit in 2017 while the United States will import milk fruit from Vietnam, Director of the Department for Plant Protection Hoang Trung has announced.
NDO—The PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) under the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and ExxonMobil Vietnam signed a framework agreement on the Ca Voi Xanh field project development and a gas purchase agreement from the Ca Voi Xanh field on January 13.