US is largest market for Vietnamese shark catfish

US is largest market for Vietnamese shark catfish

NDO - The United States accounts for 91% of Vietnamese shark catfish exports, followed by China at 9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. (Jan 15, 2019 11:38:16)


CPTPP comes into effect for Vietnam on January 14

  Jan 13, 2019 07:59:42
NDO - The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is set to come into force for Vietnam on January 14, following the National Assembly’s ratification on November 12 last year. 

Deputy PM hails advisory role of National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council

  Jan 12, 2019 17:59:15
NDO –Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue cum head of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council hailed the council for providing effective consultancy for the Government to reach positive economic results in 2018.  

Petrolimex urged to enhance petrol quality and competitiveness

  Jan 12, 2019 17:53:28
NDO – The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) must play a key role in supplying petroleum for socio-economic development, while enhancing the petrol quality and improving its competitiveness, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.  

Promoting FDI disbursement

  Jan 12, 2019 12:06:18
NDO – Despite a slight decrease in the foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam in 2018 (equivalent to 98.8% of FDI in 2017), FDI disbursement increased by 9.1%, reachingUS$19.1 billion, the highest disbursement rate in the 30 years of FDI attraction. This is also the sixth consecutive year in which FDI disbursement in the following year has broken the previous year's record, shortening the gap between registered capital and implemented capital. The total disbursed FDI capital in the past five years was 1.5 times higher than the previous 25-year period.  

Wholly-Stated owned Vietnam Stock Exchange to be established

  Jan 12, 2019 11:59:42
NDO –The Prime Minister has approved the project on establishing the Vietnam Stock Exchange under the parent-subsidiary business model on the basis of rearranging the Hanoi Stock Exchange and Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. 

Vietnam announces 13 national key agricultural products

  Jan 12, 2019 11:56:10
NDO – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has revealed a list of 13 major agricultural products of Vietnam.  

Ba Ria - Vung Tau receives world’s large container ship

  Jan 12, 2019 11:50:50
NDO/VNA – The Marco Polo container ship, with a capacity of nearly 17,000 TEUs, docked at the Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau on January 11. 

Transport ministry’s 2018 disbursement rate highest in three years

  Jan 11, 2019 18:12:41
NDO/VNA – The Transport Ministry disbursed 76% of the sum assigned by the Government in 2018, the highest rate recorded in the past three years. The rate was also higher than the national average of 66.35%. 

Vietnam expands international cooperation in maritime issues

  Jan 11, 2019 18:08:10
NDO/VNA – The promulgation of Resolution 36-NQ/TW at the eighth session of the 12th Party Central Committee in October 2018 on the marine economic development strategy illustrates Vietnam’s broad strategic vision of turning the country into a strong maritime nation. 

Measures for sustainable development of cement industry

  Jan 11, 2019 16:45:53
NDO - Despite supply exceeding demand and the increase of input prices of several raw materials and fuels, 2018 was considered as a successful year for the cement industry, particularly in the exports contributing to balancing the consumption. 

Vietnam Economic Forum to take place on January 16-17

  Jan 11, 2019 16:21:13
NDO - The 2019 edition of the annual Vietnam Economic Forum is scheduled to take place on the two days of January 16 and 17, announced the Central Economic Commission. 

Vietnam, Venezuela agriculture cooperation proves effective

  Jan 11, 2019 11:59:16
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and Venezuela are effectively implementing cooperation projects in the field of agriculture, said Venezuelan Ambassador to Vietnam Jorge Rondon Uzcategui at a press conference in Hanoi on January 10. 

Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018

  Jan 10, 2019 22:09:29
NDO/VNA - The taxation sector collected more than VND1.14 quadrillion (US$49.46 billion) in tax for the State budget in 2018, equal to 107.2 percent of estimates and up 12.3 percent from 2017, as heard a conference of the Vietnam General Department of Taxation (GDT) on January 10.