Bringing litchi of northern Bac Giang province to more markets

Bringing litchi of northern Bac Giang province to more markets

The northern province of Bac Giang has rolled out various measures to bring litchi – the locality’s specialty fruit – to more markets inside and outside the country.
Vietnamese grandmaster back on FIDE standard chess ranking
Vietnamese grandmaster back on FIDE standard chess ranking
Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem has been back on the International Chess Federation (FIDE) standard chess ranking after two-year absence as he...
Vietnam aims to draw stronger investment from US and Europe
Vietnam aims to draw stronger investment from US and Europe
The country is projected to attract greater investment from the United States, Europe, and other major global enterprises under a recently approved...
Hanoi - Busan RoK air route reopened
Hanoi - Busan (RoK) air route reopened
Budget airline Vietjet Air has resumed its air route linking Hanoi and Busan, a beautiful coastal city in the Republic of Korea (RoK)
Vietnam’s famous rice goes on sale in Japan
Vietnam’s famous rice goes on sale in Japan

Tan Long Group JSC, in collaboration with Kiraboshi Bank, held a ceremony in Tokyo on June 30 to introduce ST25 rice, which was named the world’s best rice in 2019, to the Japanese market, according to Vietnam News Agency.

Agro-forestry and fishery exports up 13 9 over six months
Agro-forestry and fishery exports up 13.9% over six months

Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit roughly USD27.88 billion in the first six months of the year, recording a year-on-year rise of 13.9%, reported the Voice of Vietnam according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

US increases to import Vietnamese coffee
US increases to import Vietnamese coffee

The General Department of Vietnam Customs revealed that the market share of Vietnamese coffee grew from 8.95% to 9.6% of the United States’ total imports during the period from January to April of this year.

Pangasius exports forecast to hit 2 6 billion USD
Pangasius exports forecast to hit 2.6 billion USD

With strong recovery momentum, Vietnam's tra fish (pangasius) exports are anticipated to hit 2.6 billion USD this year, VOV News quoted details given by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Promoting global brand name of Vietnamese lychees
Promoting global brand name of Vietnamese lychees

A seminar entitled “Vietnamese lychees go global” has takenplace in Hanoi to support and promote the global brand name of the popular Vietnamese fruit and help take Vietnamese lychee exports to the next level.

Vietnam posts over 17 percent credit growth
Vietnam posts over 17 percent credit growth

Vietnam’s credit growth as of June 9 expanded by 17.09 percent against the same period last year, Vietnam News Agency quoted saying of Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dao Minh Tu on June 15.

COVID-19 New cases stand at 568 on June 12
COVID-19: New cases stand at 568 on June 12

The Ministry of Health confirmed 568 new infections of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours to 4pm June 12, down 142 cases from the previous day, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnam becomes fifth largest economy in Southeast Asia IMF
Vietnam becomes fifth largest economy in Southeast Asia: IMF

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) reached approximately USD368 billion in 2021, making it the fifth-largest economy in Southeast Asia and 41st in the world, reported the Voice of Vietnam according to statistics from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook.

Nearly 2 billion USD spent on unemployment insurance in 2 years
Nearly 2 billion USD spent on unemployment insurance in 2 years

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has used more than 45.444 trillion VND (1.96 billion USD) from the unemployment insurance fund to pay for employees and employers over the past two years, given serious COVID-19-induced difficulties facing production and business activities, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Korean exhibitors resume activities in Vietnam after hiatus
Korean exhibitors resume activities in Vietnam after hiatus

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s International Trade Association (KITA) and the Seoul-based Convention and Exhibition Centre (COEX) have said they will resume overseas exhibitions after an almost-three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, reported Vietnam News Agency.