World Cup boosts sales of goods and services in Vietnam
16:32 | 14/06/2018 Economy- Society
Immediately after Vietnam officially received the 2018 World Cup copyright, local football fans were excitedly looking forward to enjoying 64 live matches on TV. Along with that, many accompanying products are also flourishing as fans gear up for the most attractive football tournament this year.
Institutional reform deemed crucial for economic growth
09:34 | 14/06/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - While Vietnam’s indexes have improved significantly, and the economic outlook for 2018-2020 is looking up, institutional reform is one of the top priorities for accelerating economic growth in the short and long term. This was the bottom line of a seminar held on May 15 in Hanoi to discuss directions for Vietnam’s economy.
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.