Promoting high quality coffee production

Promoting high quality coffee production

NDO - The total value of coffee exports in the first six months of 2018 reached US$ 1.98 billion, down 6% on the same period last year, according to the Department of Agro-product Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. (Jul 11, 2018 17:16:47)


Removing logistics bottlenecks

  Jul 09, 2018 17:19:23
NDO - Vietnam is ranked 64th out of 160 countries and fourth among the ASEAN countries in the World Bank's Logistics Performance Index (LPI), with logistic costs estimated at 25% of the annual GDP, which is significantly higher than Thailand (19%), Singapore (8%), Japan (11%), China (21.6%) and the US (9.5%). 

Hanoi promotes advantages of collective economic model

  Jul 09, 2018 16:38:52
NDO - The cooperative economy has thrived since the Cooperative Law took effect in 2012. Many cooperatives in Hanoi have promoted their internal resources, renewed their mode of operation, invested in joint ventures, and opened new production and business activities, thus forming a wide-spread emulation movement.  

Vietnam is world’s fifth largest garment exporter

  Jul 09, 2018 15:16:26
NDO - Vietnam’s garment sector has seen strong growth in recent years, making the country the world’s fifth largest producer and exporter of garment products, according to the government website.  

Export revenue expected to rise 10% in 2018

  Jul 09, 2018 11:46:08
NDO - Vietnam's total export revenue is forecast to reach US$236.6 billion for the whole of 2018, an increase of 10% over 2017, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). 

Vietnamese farm exports likely to reach over US$40 billion this year

  Jul 09, 2018 10:59:58
NDO - Good prospects are forecast in the export of several agricultural products, including rice, vegetables, cashew nuts and wood in the rest of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).  

Vietnamese businessmen club makes debut in Korea

  Jul 08, 2018 21:44:04
NDO/VNA - The Vietnamese Businessmen Club in the Republic of Korea (VBCK) made its debut at a ceremony in Seoul on July 7, drawing the attendance of hundreds of Vietnamese and Korean businessmen. 

Wood exports increase 12.7% in first half of 2018

  Jul 08, 2018 14:59:55
NDO – The export value of key forestry products was estimated at over US$4.3 billion in the first six months of 2018, including US$4.1 billion worth in the export revenue of wooden products, up 12.7% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD). 

Construction starts on Vietnam's largest solar power plant

  Jul 07, 2018 17:31:30
NDO - Construction of a solar power plant, the biggest of its kind in Vietnam, got underway in the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan on July 7. 

Country’s most modern poultry processing plant built in Thanh Hoa

  Jul 06, 2018 22:58:50
NDO/VNA – Construction work started on the country’s most modern poultry processing plant in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on July 6.  

Economic diplomacy helps promote Vietnamese agricultural products Middle East and Africa markets

  Jul 05, 2018 18:16:19
NDO – The Middle East and Africa, with a total population of more than 1.6 billion people and large purchasing power, are emerging as potential markets for Vietnam’s agriculture and aquaculture products as traditional markets have approached the point of saturation. However, the new markets are rather difficult to access due to a number of specific issues, such as cultural or religious differences, food habits and business practices that require suitable access. 

Vietnam, UK cooperate in developing information model development

  Jul 05, 2018 17:26:13
NDO - The Ministry of Construction of Vietnam and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on July 5 on cooperation in applying a building information model (BIM) in Vietnam’s construction industry with an aims to build a master strategy of digitalisation in the field in Vietnam. 

KVFTA fuels Korean investment in Vietnam

  Jul 05, 2018 17:24:16
NDO - The Korea-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been the key driver of a surge in the Republic of Korea’s exports and investment into Vietnam, especially in the foodstuff and consumer goods sector as a new type of investment. 

Vietnam’s exports to Germany up 8.6% in five months

  Jul 05, 2018 12:18:32
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s exports to Germany hit US$2.85 billion in the first five months of this year, up 8.6% compared to the same period last year. 

Foreign capital still pouring into Vietnam: Dragon Capital Executive Chairman

  Jul 05, 2018 11:42:05
NDO - Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group, Dominic Scriven, affirmed that foreign capital flow is still strongly pouring into Vietnam in response to a question as to whether or not foreign investors are withdrawing capital from Vietnam.