Vietnam’s Van Don International Airport has opened for operations in order to gain private funding to develop further national infrastructure projects.
(VNF) - The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, the Brisbane Airport Corporation and six leading Australian aviation technology, services and training organizers gathered at an aviation workshop from June 24th-26th in Ho Chi Minh city to share their knowledge and expertises with their Vietnamese counterparts.
The Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) continued to see growth in production and business activities in the first half of 2015, according to the corporation’s latest statistics.
(VNF) – Commodity export turnover in the Southeastern province of Dong Nai reached nearly USD7 billion in the first half of the year, a year-on-year rise of 14.5%, reported the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has so far implemented 85 projects, capitalized with of USD1.3 billion relating to the supporting industries, reported the Provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Export value of wood and wooden products in May 2015 reached almost USD2.56 billion, up 6.9% year on year, reported the Ho Chi Minh City Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (Hawa).
Despite sharp declines in crude oil prices, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) achieved satisfactory production and business results during the first five months of this year.
Vietnam won a rice supply tender to the Philippines on June 5 with an offer of 410.12 USD per tonnes, according to the Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA).
Vietnam’s natural rubber exports in the first five months of this year reached a volume of 330,000 tonnes worth USD475 million, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked governmental agencies to help facilitate agro-product exports since it faced a decline in the first four months of this year.
Total retail sales of commodities and services in May reached an estimated VND260 trillion, up 0.8% against April and 9.3% over a year earlier, reported the General Statistics Office.
The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) was signed in Burabai, Kazakhstan on May 29th after more than two years of negotiation, opening up a new chapter in the partnership between Vietnam and the union as well as each EAEU member in particular.
(VNF) - The Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on May 28th signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance the operation and management capacity of the nation’s expressway system.
On May 27th, the Vietnam National Real Estate Association launched Vietnam Association of Realtors, in Hanoi.
Commodity export turnover in May 2015 reached an estimated USD13.5 billion, up 1% from the previous month, according to the latest statistics of the General Statistics Office.
Agricultural, forestry and fishery exports were estimated at USD2.37 billion in May, raising the figure for the first five months to USD11.4 billion, down 7.3% year on year, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.