In a policy turnaround, the Government has said it is determined to assist food and beverage importers and producers by reducing inspection times, costs and criteria, opting for businesses to make self declarations instead of being constantly watchdogged by officials.
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.
(VNF) - This year, the Viettel Privilege program run by the Vietnam Military-run telecommunications group Viettel, would continue developing with innovated features.
The Government has agreed to the building of the first fisheries centre for the south of central Vietnam in Khanh Hoa province. Owning favourable conditions, the province is the first among 5 localities being allowed to build fisheries centres.
Since 2013, the northern province of Quang Ninh has spent VND13.711 trillion building the infrastructure projects.
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.
(VNF) - Total state budget collection hit over VND340 trillion as of mid-May 2015, 37.4% of the year’s estimate
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.
Vietnam's social and economic factors are supporting the growth of its real estate market, which has bottomed out, an executive at property consulting firm Savills Vietnam has said.
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.
Vietnam saw 36,055 enterprises registering for new establishment in the first five months this year, with a total capital of VND219.3 trillion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
(VNF) - The Vietnam Military-run Telecommunications Group (Viettel) officially became the 10th member of Qorus Mobile Alliance on May 25th, shaping the biggest consortium of leading mobile operators from around the world.