Vietnam stands ready to boost agricultural exports amid COVID-19

Vietnam stands ready to boost agricultural exports amid COVID-19

NDO - The production and consumption of agricultural products will encounter many difficulties amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in terms of fruit in harvest season such as lychee and longan. (3 hours ago)


Vietnam would continue to be world’s second largest rice exporter: US department

  May 10, 2021 21:10:38
NDO/VNA – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has forecast that Vietnam would maintain its position as the world’s second biggest rice exporter this year. 

Vietnam’s freeze dried sugar-cane juice patented in US

  May 10, 2021 19:21:00
NDO – Vietnam’s Vinamit Joint Stock Company has announced that its sugar-cane juice and freeze dried sugarcane juice has just been patented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the US market. 

Promoting growth associated with macroeconomic stability and inflation control

  May 10, 2021 19:18:05
NDO – The growth target for 2021 of 6.5% is no small challenge for the Vietnamese economy as growth drivers for the new period still need time to be clearly defined, while the main ones such as exports, consumption, private investment and foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic globally. 

Focusing on increasing coffee’s export value

  May 10, 2021 17:04:05
NDO - According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam exported 428,000 tonnes of coffee worth US$771 million in the first quarter of 2021, a decrease of 17% in volume and 11.3% in value compared to the same period last year.  

Giving support to people and business in the wake of Covid-19 resurgence

  May 10, 2021 11:24:02
NDO - The resurgence of community infections in some localities since late April is once again testing the resilience and adaptability of the Vietnamese economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Achievements of the "dual goal"

  May 10, 2021 11:23:11
NDO – In April 2021, Vietnam saw nearly14,900 newly established enterprises with total registered capital of VND179.9 trillion, up 33.1% in the number of enterprises and up 59.1% in terms of registered capital compared to March 2021. In addition, the country also witnessed 5,745 enterprises resuming their operation in April, up 26.8% compared to March and up 50.8% compared to the same period in 2020. 

Vietnamese firms’ overseas investment surges in first four months

  May 10, 2021 10:14:19
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese firms invested US$545.9 million in overseas projects in the first four months of 2021, a year-on-year rise of 7.9-fold, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

Steel sector making rapid strides forward

  May 10, 2021 10:14:17
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s steel sector has witnessed strong development in terms of capacity, output, and products in the recent past. 

Disbursement of public investment in April sees highest rise in five years

  May 09, 2021 14:41:21
NDO – Disbursement of public investment in April was estimated at VND30.4 trillion (over US$1.3 billion), a sharp increase of 23.9% over the same period last year and equivalent to 6.6% of the yearly target, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Vietnam among top three buying geographies of US firms

  May 09, 2021 12:29:31
NDO/VNA – A new report finds that 43 percent of US-based respondents cited Vietnam among their top three buying geographies as of early 2021, doubled from 2019, according to Material Handling & Logistics, a US website. 

Bamboo Airways receives slots to operate direct flights to US

  May 08, 2021 11:32:56
NDO – Bamboo Airways has been officially granted slots (landing and take-off times) to operate regular direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco and Los Angeles starting September 1. 

New government moves to spur on impetus for economic growth

  May 08, 2021 11:01:56
NDO - With the domestic economy witnessing positive growth in the first quarter, spurred on by a rise in business confidence, the government has continued demonstrating its strong will to drive the economy towards further growth, with export-oriented manufacturing, increased investment, and expanded trade being the key drivers. 

Finding a way for social enterprises in the new situation

  May 07, 2021 17:03:40
NDO - Operating for many years in Vietnam, social enterprises have made certain contributions to sustainable economic development thanks to their main goals of solving social and environmental problems and attaching importance to promoting initiatives and benefits for the community. However, for many different reasons, the social enterprise model in our country still faces limitations, has yet to be replicated, and has yet to achieve results as originally expected. 

Indian lifts anti-dumping duties from Vietnamese synthetic staple fibres

  May 07, 2021 11:42:50
NDO – India has decided to not impose anti-dumping duties on some synthetic staple fibre (viscose spun yarn) products imported from Vietnam.