maandag 30 september 2019

Vietnam: Solutions needed to facilitate export of goods and services to ASEAN

Solutions needed to facilitate export of goods and services to ASEAN

Seeking solutions to support and create optimal conditions for businesses to export goods and services to the ASEAN market were highlighted at a conference held in Hanoi on 23 September.

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Vietnam's food processing, packaging sector thriving

Vietnam's food processing and packaging industry has expanded by 15-20% annually over the past several years and is likely to grow further in the coming years, according to the Association of Vietnam Retailers (AVR).

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Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam's rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Vietnam's aviation market heats up with new carriers

Vietnam will catch up with Thailand in the number of domestic air carriers, just second to Indonesia, when all air carriers that have applied for a license begin operation.

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Delivering a training in North Korea

How do you explain the results chain in a country that is completely foreign to you? What if your examples don't seem to make sense? North Korea might not be on everyone's list of countries to visit. Nicolas Dupic, trainer and consultant at our Brussels office, was asked to give a two week's training in the capital Pyongyang and inside the country. He was more than excited to go and did not want to miss such a great opportunity. So how did the differences in culture work out in the training room?

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Seven Trends in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

We all know the importance of M&E in the development sector. MDF has trained and accompanied hundreds of organizations in M&E across the globe in all sectors of development for 35 years. Here are some trends they have noticed.

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Fresh policies take effect since September

A series of new policies on karaoke service business, management and use of paddy cultivation land, business registration fee shall come into effect since September, 2019.

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Mechanical engineering industry needs more incentives: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized the need to facilitate the development of the mechanical engineering industry while addressing a conference in Hanoi on 24 September.

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Vietnam's solar energy sector a magnet for foreign companies, funds

This month saw the inauguration of the largest solar power plant in Southeast Asia, Dau Tieng in Tay Ninh Province, by Dau Tieng Energy JSC and Thailand's B.Grimm Power Public Company limited.

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ADB forecasts Vietnam's economy to grow at 6.8% in 2019

Vietnam's economy is forecast to maintain healthy growth in 2019 and 2020 at 6.8% and 6.7%, respectively, after growing robustly at 7.1% last year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in an update of its flagship annual economic publication launched on 25 September.

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Forum talks Vietnam's milk cow farming development

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a vision forum and public-private partnership dialogue on animal farming in Hanoi on 24 September, with a focus on dairy cow farming and dairy products.

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Digital solutions from Bayer help advance agriculture

Vietnam's agricultural sector will be one of the biggest winners from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), as a reduction in tariffs will increase demand and boost exports to Europe's large, high-spending consumer market.

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Vietnam's solar energy sector a magnet for foreign companies, funds

This month saw the inauguration of the largest solar power plant in Southeast Asia, Dau Tieng in Tay Ninh Province, by Dau Tieng Energy JSC and Thailand's B.Grimm Power Public Company limited.

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Foreign investors flock to Vietnam's exponential growth e-learning market

Vietnam is among the top 10 markets with the largest e-learning growth in the world.

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Interest rates of G-bonds plunge in 10 years

Over the past 10 years, the interest rates of successfully-issued Government bonds (G-bonds) have decreased significantly, saving thousands of billions of VND for the State budget, contributing to regulate and stabilise the macroeconomy.

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North-South Expressway bids open only to Vietnamese investors

The government will invite fresh tenders with lowered criteria for the North-South Expressway from local investors next year after ruling out foreign investors.

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HCM City's collective economic model achieves good results

Ho Chi Minh City has achieved positive results in the implementation of its collective economic model, with an increase in the number of cooperatives and their quality, according to the municipal People's Committee.

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PM urges speeding up disbursement of public investment capital

VNA/VOV He made the request while chairing a teleconference on September 26 that was attended by officials of all ministries, sectors and 63 provincial-level localities. According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the allocation and disbursement of public investment capital is a "dark point" in the bright panorama of the economy. Disbursement of... View Article

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Advisory council recommends Government to remove growth bottlenecks

Some members of the national financial and monetary policy advisory council have pointed out certain problems in the economy, warning that failure to address them would not only make faster growth unachievable but also decelerate economic expansion.

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PetroVietnam becomes most profitable corporation in Vietnam

Reporting VND 50.6 trillion (USD 2.17 billion) in before-tax profit in 2018, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has become the most profitable corporation in the country.

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Vietnam spends USD 2.144 billion importing pharmaceuticals in over eight months

Vietnam's pharmaceutical imports saw an annual surge of over 10% or USD 200 million to USD 2.144 billion from the beginning of the year to 15 September, according to figures released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

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