Links in value chains of farm produce need strengthening
08:35 | 13/06/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Farm produce value chains enable farmers to access markets on a sustainable basis. However, only half of those chains are operating effectively. Vietnam Economic News’ Thanh Ha spoke with Dao The Anh, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS), a member of the Vietnam Agricultural Alliance, about this issue on the sidelines of the 2018 Spring Agriculture Forum.
MoIT to slash more red tape
15:42 | 11/06/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - From rice exports to duty free sales, from the electricity market to measurement standards, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has approved a plan to slash a series of procedures and conditions in a bid to facilitate trade and business in Vietnam in 2018.
Lychee farming hubs to enter main crop
15:25 | 08/06/2018 Economy- Society
Lychee growers in the two lychee farming hubs of Vietnam, namely Bac Giang and Hai Duong provinces, are busy with harvesting this season's first crop of lychees, while preparing for picking the lychees of the fast-approaching main crop scheduled for the next several days.
Supply-demand links key to MoIT domestic trade efforts
08:34 | 07/06/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has carried out extensive activities in recent years designed to help connect supply and demand to promote the sale of Vietnamese goods. These efforts have yielded good results, opening markets for many products and preventing price drops as a result of bumper crops.
Seafood business expect EU to remove yellow card
08:36 | 06/06/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh spoke with Nguyen Quang Hung, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries, about business efforts to get rid of the European Commission yellow card against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.