Improving production capacity needed for boosting wood product exports: experts

Improving production capacity needed for boosting wood product exports: experts

NDO – Raking in export value worth US$2.3 billion, wood and wooden products became the highest increase among the groups of Vietnamese products with export value of over US$1 billion in the first quarter this year. This is a good start, however, the wood industry is still facing difficulties, requiring more efforts to achieve the export target set for 2019. (7 hours ago)

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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the establishment of the National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control.  

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NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh presented the Government’s report on the implementation of socio-economic development in the first quarter of 2019 and measures for the remaining months of the year at the opening meeting of the 7th session of the 14th National Assembly on May 20. 

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NDO/VNA – Cat Hiep solar power plant has become the first of its kind in the central province of Binh Dinh to join the national grid on May 20. 

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  May 17, 2019 17:37:25
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NDO - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) held a conference on May 17 to call for investment in a number of sections of the eastern North-South Expressway. 

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