IFC works with Vietnamese government to expand export markets for agricultural products
16:46 | 20/04/2020 Economy- Society
(VEN) IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Plant Protection Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to support its efforts to expand export markets for Vietnamese agricultural produce. Improvements in quality will help Vietnamese agricultural products access new high-value markets to increase exports and income for farmers.
Preparing conditions to revive the economy
13:00 | 12/04/2020 Economy- Society
The economy has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong said that it is time to make thorough preparations to revive the economy after the pandemic passes.
Seven Vietnamese citizens stranded at Thai airport brought home
09:00 | 11/04/2020 Economy- Society
The Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand has collaborated with the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines to bring seven citizens stuck at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok on the return flight VN610 taking off at 17:20 on April 9.
Vietnam grapples with question of rice exports amid concern about food security
06:00 | 08/04/2020 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam, the world’s third largest rice exporter, is seeking to balance the need for sufficient rice inventories to ensure local needs and avoid shortages, and its desire to keep up exports for the income they bring in and to avoid a glut. Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh addressed the issue in a recent conversation with reporters.
Vietnam looks to ensuring public and economic health
14:06 | 03/04/2020 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The government is planning an enterprise support program including exemptions, reductions, extensions and deferrals of taxes, fees and loan interest for businesses hit by the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in addition to preparing a comprehensive economic recovery plan for the post-disease period, focusing on stimulus programs and support based on monetary and fiscal policy.