Paying attention to SMEs
09:38 | 14/04/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, more than 90 percent of Vietnamese enterprises are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). These enterprises have created jobs for over 50 percent of population, produced more than 40 percent of consumer goods and contributed 47 percent of GDP. As a pillar of the economy, the whole society has paid special attention to SMEs.
MDEC 2014 focuses on agriculture and rural development
14:42 | 13/04/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - MDEC is a cooperative activity between the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region, the National Committee for International Economic Cooperation, ministries, sectors, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta. MDEC has been successfully organized seven times, underlining its advantages compared with other conferences and workshops on socioeconomic development in the Mekong Delta.
Tightening fertilizer management
16:09 | 11/04/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - A document providing guidance for implementing Decree 202/2013/ND-CP regarding fertilizer management will be issued this April. Vietnam Economic News’ Viet Nga spoke with Nguyen Van Bo, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences, about the control of substandard fertilizers.
Labor export ready for new opportunities
11:12 | 09/04/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on recruiting Vietnamese laborers to work in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been signed and the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s resumption of receiving Vietnamese workers are two of the highlights expected to bring positive changes for Vietnam’s labor export.
POLYCO Group Chairwoman Pham Thi Can
14:08 | 08/04/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Pham Thi Can is a chairwoman of the Board of Members of Polytechnical Mechanical, Thermal, Electrical and Refrigeration Engineering Company Limited (POLYCO), a leading group in the mechanical industry.
Upgrading VietGAP to take opportunities
16:01 | 06/04/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - VietGAP should be upgraded to assure farm produce safety and satisfy demands for expanding vegetable, fruit and tea export markets, said experts at a seminar on VietGAP that recently took place in Hanoi.