Japanese firms plan to invest in agriculture in Ha Nam

  • Vietnam, Cuba Promoting Trade and Investment Cooperation

Vietnam, Cuba Promoting Trade and Investment Cooperation Approximately 20 Cuban businesses in many industries had direct meetings with Vietnamese businesses at the 7th session of the bilateral Business Committee and the Seminar on Trade and Investment Promotion into Cuba. The programme was organized by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in cooperation with the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam, on the occasion of the visit by the Cuban Chamber of Commerce's business delegation led by Vice President Odalys Seijo to Vietnam. At the meeting, Dr Doan Duy Khuong, Vice President of VCCI, said that Vietnam always considered Cuba its closest…... [read more]

  • Vietnam - Japan Business Matching

Vietnam - Japan Business Matching To provide trade opportunities for companies in all industries in Vietnam and Japan, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in cooperation with the DEVNET JAPAN General Foundation and the Association of Multi-trade International Cooperation organised a Vietnam - Japan International Pan Industry Meeting in Hanoi. The meeting gathered nearly 100 Vietnamese and Japanese companies in many sectors and industries. Information at the workshop helped Vietnamese businesses to recognise opportunities, anticipate challenges, improve operational efficiency and promote their own strengths in enhancing cooperation with Japanese partners. At the workshop, Dr Doan Duy Khuong, VCCI…... [read more]

  • Seeking Solutions for Planning Law

Seeking Solutions for Planning Law The Law on Planning has an impact on almost all basic construction sectors. In order to provide insights into the issue, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) hosted a workshop on the Draft Law on Planning in Hanoi to collect opinions of insiders and specialists for improvement. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong said that Vietnam is on the path to a higher level of development and full integration with the world; thus, changing the approach of planning construction and management is an urgently objective and practical requirement. Being fully aware…... [read more]

  • VN tourism boom to benefit food, beverage sector

The food and beverage industry is expected to maintain a growth rate of more than 10 per cent until 2020, according to experts. Visitors check out coffee products at the 2017 Food & Hotel Vietnam that opened in HCM City on April 25. Tran Viet Dung, deputy director of VCCI Exhibition Service Co., Ltd, according to many experts, Việt Nam is a tropical agricultural country with a diverse source of raw materials, which are an important input in food processing. This advantage, backed by rising consumer spending, increasing economic growth and a fast expanding retail network have all served to…... [read more]

  • Tourism boom to boost food sector

Visitors check out coffee products at the 2017 Food & Hotel Vietnam that opened in HCM City yesterday. - VNS photo Xuân Hương Viet Nam News HCM CITY - The food and beverage industry is expected to maintain a growth rate of more than 10 per cent until 2020, according to experts. Trần Việt Dũng, deputy director of VCCI Exhibition Services Co., Ltd, said Việt Nam is a tropical agricultural country with a diverse source of raw materials, which are an important input in food processing. This advantage, backed by rising consumer spending, increasing economic growth and a fast expanding…... [read more]

  • Does Vietnam have ‘more than enough’ hotels, resorts?

VietNamNet Bridge - While some economists say that Vietnam has too many hotels and resorts, others believe that Vietnam’s tourism infrastructure is still inadequate compared with the rest of the world. The participants at a workshop on tourism infrastructure development held several days ago all agreed that developing tourism and turning it into a key sector is the right way for Vietnam to follow. Luong Hoai Nam, CEO of Vietstar Airlines, member of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism’s Advisory Council, said that Vietnam has many advantages to develop tourism. “Vietnamese cannot succeed with industries and technologies,” he said. “We…... [read more]

  • Logo design contest to promote Vietnam’s national rice brand

The contest, open to Vietnamese and foreign individuals and organisations, encourages the participation of businesses, associations and those involved in rice production and trading. According to the organising board, the entries must feature the prestige, quality, and typical characteristics of Vietnam’s rice brand They must not violate Vietnamese traditional customs and culture and implicate any inappropriate indication regarding the history, tradition and value of Vietnam’s rice. In addition, they must not be similar to or a copy of any logo that has been used at home and abroad. Each entry will be judged based on its layout, the use of…... [read more]

  • Overcoming limitations to actively respond to natural disaster

The above-mentioned damage was not only due to objective reasons, but also the result of low awareness and lack of skills in responding to incidents and natural calamities as well as shortcomings in direction, inspection and supervision of functional agencies, authorities in some localities. In addition, the number of weather observation stations is small and not yet meeting the forecast requirements while the forecasting and warning work is still limited. The development of disaster preparedness plans in some localities, ministries and sectors is not appropriate. There is still a lack of monitoring and supervision in some irrigation and hydropower projects.…... [read more]

  • Vietnam - Iran: Joint Effort for US$2-billion Trade Value

Vietnam - Iran: Joint Effort for US$2-billion Trade Value More than 20 leading Iranian businesses led by Mr Gholam Hossein Shafei, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines and Agriculture of Iran met with Vietnamese businesses at the Vietnam - Iran Business Forum hosted by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in cooperation with the Embassy of Iran in Vietnam in Hanoi. Iranian visitors are mainly engaged in food industry, fresh and dried fruits, agricultural products (pepper, coffee, black tea, rice, rubber, pistachio, etc.), foodstuffs (meat, chicken legs, etc.), fishing, confectionery, home appliances, iron ore and…... [read more]

  • Vietnam’s exports see positive signs

(VOVworld)-The Ministry of Industry and Trade forecasts that Vietnam’s exports will grow stronger in the second quarter, thanks to business reforms and the implementation of free trade agreements. Vietnam earned 45 billion USD from exports in the first quarter, up 15% from last year. This encouraging result is attributed to a surge in the price of key export items including raw materials, crude oil, farm produce, seafood, and processed products. Exports revenues from major markets like China, Japan, Russia and ASEAN also increased significantly. “Businesses should apply advanced technologies and update their management methods. We have signed 17 free trade…... [read more]