Creating strategic breakthroughs in agriculture
15:16 | 18/02/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, said at a conference reviewing the agricultural sector in 2016 and plans for 2017 in Hanoi on December 26, 2016 that 2017 is an important year for implementation of the national socioeconomic development plan, as well as the 2016-2020 agricultural sector development plan. A 2.5-2.8 percent growth in farm produce, forest products and seafood production value, a 3-3.2 percent growth in the whole agricultural sector’s production value, and export revenue of US$32-32.5 billion are the major targets of the sector in 2107, the minister added.
MoIT to lower logistics costs
09:47 | 17/02/2017 Economy- Society
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has drafted an action plan to lower logistics costs to 18 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020.