Hundreds of photos on Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups exhibited on Google digital platform
A collection of hundreds of high-quality photos depicting the culture and life of 54 ethnic minority groups across Vietnam is being exhibited for the first time on the global digital platform, Google Arts & Culture, reported Vietnam News.
Fruit and vegetable exports to China enjoy triple-digit growth
Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports to the Chinese market during the first eight months of the year saw an increase of 133.6% to US$2.26 billion on-year, representing triple-digit growth, reported the Voice of Vietnam according the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam promotes fruit export to Italy
Vietnam holds huge potential to bolster exports of its tropical fruits to Italy, heard a meeting between Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Duong Hai Hung and President of Italy fruit association (Fruitimprese) Marco Salvi and its Director General Pietro Mauro, reported Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam’s wood export likely to hit 14.5 billion USD in 2023
Vietnam’s wood export is likely to hit about 14.5 billion USD this year, lower than the yearly target of 17 billion USD, Vice Chairman of the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) Nguyen Chanh Phuong told a local press conference on September 13, reported Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam among world’s top 10 cheapest countries for EV charging
Vietnam has been named among the top 10 cheapest countries to charge an electric vehicle (EV), reported the Voice of Vietnam according to the latest study conducted by Australia-based aggregator-Compare the Market.
Vietnam exports record rice volume in 8 months
Vietnam exported a record volume of nearly 6 million tonnes of rice in the first eight months of this year, up 20% year on year, reported Vietnam News Agency according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam-China trade turnover exceeds US$100 billion over eight-month period
Vietnam’s import and export turnover with China stood at an estimated US$103.92 billion during the past eight months of the year, reported the Voice of Vietnam according to details given by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam's tuna exports to UK increase
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said that the UK currently imports a lot of fresh and frozen tuna products from Vietnam, accounting for 99% of its export turnover, according to Radio the Voice of Vietnam.
Developing community-based and agricultural tourism connected with tea culture in Thai Nguyen
Renowned for tea cultivation, the northern province of Thai Nguyen has developed community-based and agricultural tourism connected with its tea culture, thus attracting a large number of visitors from far and wide, reported VNA.
US is Vietnam’s largest export market
The Ministry of Industry and Trade released that the US still maintained its position as Vietnam’s largest export market with an estimated turnover of US$62.3 billion in the period of January-August of 2023, said Radio the Voice of Vietnam.
New cave with magnificent and pristine limestone formations discovered in Quang Binh
A cave with magnificent and pristine limestone formations has been freshly discovered in the central province of Quang Binh, which is often dubbed the "kingdom of caves" in Vietnam, reported VNA.
US media lists Vietnamese dishes among world’s 60 famous foods to try in lifetime
The 60 famous foods to try in the lifetime have been recently unveiled by US-based newspaper Insider, with Vietnamese dishes Phở (noodle soup) and Bánh mì (baguette) included in the list, Radio the Voice of Vietnam reported.
Representatives from 15 Australian travel firms survey tourist attraction in Khanh Hoa
Representatives from 15 Australian travel firms are set to visit the southcentral city of Khanh Hoa from September 9 to September 12 in order to explore popular tourist sites and experience numerous tourism products and services that Nha Trang city has to offer, reported VOV.
GDT to cut at least 20% of compliance costs related to business activities
The General Department of Taxation (GDT) will guarantee to reduce and simplify at least 20% of regulations and cut at least 20% of compliance costs related to business activities and eliminate unnecessary regulations by 2025.
Vietnamese rice export prices stay high on limited supply globally
Rice prices in exporting countries, including Thailand and Vietnam, have increased about 20% since India restricted the export of some types of rice, tightening global supply, reported the Voice of Vietnam.
Free admission for domestic visitors to Complex of Hue monuments on National Day
According to the Hue Monuments Conservation Center, the complex of Hue monuments – a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site – is set to open with free admission for domestic visitors during the upcoming National Day on September 2.
Vietnamese tuna exports to RoK post 2.5- fold increase
The country's tuna exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) during the initial 7 months of 2023 reached more than US$7 million, increasing 2.5 times over the same period from last year, reported the Voice of Vietnam according to statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Over 416 million USD invested abroad in 8 months
Vietnamese companies invested over 416 million USD abroad in the first eight months of this year, up 5.2% year-on-year, reported Vietnam News Agency according to statistics from the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Coconut exports expected to achieve the USD 1 billion target by 2025
Coconut exports of Vietnam are anticipated to reach a milestone of USD 1 billion by the beginning of 2025 with the recent market access approvals from the US and China for Vietnamese coconuts, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
Foreign arrivals in Vietnam hit 1.2 million in August
Foreign arrivals in Vietnam hit 1.2 million in August and topped 7.8 million in the first eight months of this year, nearing the target set for the whole year, VNA reported the statistic by the General Statistics Office on August 29.
Prices of Vietnam’s exported rice highest in the world
Prices of Vietnam’s exported rice are still the highest in the world, with that of 5% broken rice reaching 638 USD per tonne, and 25% broken rice 623 USD per tonne, reported Vietnam News Agency according to the Vietnam Food Association.
Over 18.1 billion USD in FDI poured in Vietnam in eight months
The Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment revealed that over 18.1 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) poured in Vietnam as of August 20, an increase of 8.2% year-on-year, said the Nhan Dan newspaper.
First cement batch of Vincem Ha Tien exported to US
The first cement batch of Vicem Ha Tien Cement Joint Stock Company (Vicem Ha Tien) exported to the US will arrive at Guam port later this month, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the announcement of the company.
Hoa Binh exports over 17 tonnes of sugarcane to US
A ceremony was co-hosted by Tien Ngan Trading and Investment Co. Ltd and the Hoa Binh provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the northern mountainous province on August 25 to ship a batch of 17.3 tonnes of fresh sugarcane to the US, said the Vietnam News Agency.
Tens of thousands of international tourists arrive in Vietnam by cruises
Tens of thousands of international tourists have arrived in Vietnam by cruises this year. In the first half of this year, Vietnam attracted over 6.6 million foreign visitors, about 30,000 of them came by sea. Particularly, 11 cruises with over 13,000 tourists arrived in Khanh Hoa province.
Vietnam’s coffee exports to New Zealand increase enjoy over 106 percent
The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that Vietnam’s coffee exports to New Zealand increased three-digit during the period of January – July of the year, earning US$3.2 million in the process, up 106.5% in volume and 144.2% in value compared to the same period from last year, Radio the Voice of Vietnam reported.
Vietnam reports trade surplus of US$16.25 billion by mid-August
Vietnam’s import-export value from the beginning of the year to August 15 stood at an estimated US$402 billion with a trade surplus of US$16.25 billion, reported the Voice of Vietnam based on statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Nha Trang and Vung Tau listed in top ten popular beaches in the world
According to the Voice of Vietnam, Australian tourism newswire Escape has picked the 10 most popular beaches worldwide on TikTok, with local beaches in Nha Trang and Vung Tau featured among the list.
Hoi An named nine best city destinations with beaches around the globe
The South China Morning Post (SCMP) of Hong Kong (China) has placed Hoi An Ancient Town in fifth position in a list of the nine best city destinations with beaches around the globe, reported Nhan Dan Online.
Hanoi named among top five Asia-Pacific’s culinary gems for travellers
According to the Voice of Vietnam, Travel website Booking.com has named Hanoi among the top five culinary gems in the Asia-Pacific region for a richer travel experience.