Hanoi boosts exports after 2016 drop
10:47 | 02/06/2017 Local Economy
(VEN) - Hanoi plans to achieve export revenues of US$11.1 billion in 2017, 4.5 percent more than 2016. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh spoke with deputy director of the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, Nguyen Thanh Hai, about the city’s targets.
Gov’t seeks to reform animal husbandry
10:40 | 31/05/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Since early this year, the price of pork has decreased significantly, seriously affecting farmers. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has come up with immediate and long-term solutions, emphasizing production chain development.
Coffee needs climate change adaptation
09:30 | 30/05/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Climate change is becoming more serious and has adverse impacts on coffee planting, reducing yields. Building a sustainable model of coffee production that can adapt to climate change is of great necessity.
Bac Lieu sets up hi-tech shrimp farming area
14:16 | 29/05/2017 Local Economy
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision on the establishment and operational regulations of a high technology agriculture area specialised in shrimp development in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.
Pork production chains are the answer
13:09 | 27/05/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Pig farming in Vietnam remains of small scale, undisciplined and ignoring market signals, therefore farmers cannot ensure the quality of their products. In the opinion of experts, pork production chains will help the pig-farming sector seek stable outlets for its products.
WB helps Vietnam improve transportation
15:13 | 24/05/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The World Bank (WB) recently approved a US$315 million credit for Vietnam to help it improve waterway transport systems in the north, as well as transport and sanitation works of some coastal cities in the central region.