100 enterprises to join Vietnam International Agriculture Fair in Can Tho

Tuesday, 01/11/2022 17:45
As many as 100 enterprises from both across the country and abroad will promote their products in 250 booths at the upcoming 2022 Vietnam International Agriculture Fair (AgroViet 2022), which will run from November 2 to November 6 in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho, reported the Voice of Vietnam.
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Vietnam International Agriculture Fair is set to kick off in Can Tho City on November 2. 

According to the organising board, the fair will therefore showcase a range of high-tech agricultural products, machinery, agricultural equipment, modern agricultural product processing lines, processing and preserving agricultural products, agricultural materials, fertilisers, and pesticides.

Furthermore, several trade promotion programmes will also be held within the framework of the event.

Moreover, the opening ceremony of the event will also witness the launching of product traceability management system in Can Tho.

The purpose of the annual fair is to intensify agricultural trade promotion activities as a means of bolstering co-operation, seeking fresh markets and partners, exchanging experience, and promoting brand products. This is in addition to increasing the general competitiveness in Vietnamese agricultural products and attracting investments in agriculture.

449 new COVID-19 cases recorded on November 1

The national COVID-19 caseload rose to 11,503,334 with 449 new cases recorded on November 1, according to the Ministry of Health, reported Vietnam News Agency.

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 COVID-19 vaccination at a site in Da Nang, Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

With 386 patients given the all clear during the day, the number of recoveries rose to 10,603,598.

Meanwhile, there are 62 patients needing breathing support.

One death from COVID-19 was recorded in the past 24 hours. The total fatalities stood at 43,164.

As of the end of October 31, the total number of doses of COVID-19 vaccines injected was 261,957,574 with 84,563 doses administered on October 31.

Vietnam - US Trade Forum 2022 to get underway in mid-November

The Vietnam – United States Trade Forum 2022 will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 17 to help further promote trade and investment ties between the two countries, reported the Voice of Vietnam.

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The event will be co-organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Amcham Hanoi), the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC), and the Oregon State government.

Leading experts from Vietnam and the US are expected to update participants on trade and investment policies of both countries amid a period of global supply chains shifting trends, post-COVID-19 economic recovery, and the future development of digital trade and services.

Experts will also seek ways to boost connectivity and engagement of Vietnamese businesses in the global supply chain, help them devise effective, long-term business plans and create further investment co-operation opportunities.

According to the latest data compiled by the General Statistics Office, the US remains Vietnam’s largest export market, with an estimated export turnover reaching US$93.4 billion, and imports from the market hitting about US$13 billion over the past 10 months.

Last year saw bilateral trade hit US$111.56 billion, representing an increase of nearly US$21 billion compared to 2020 and making the US Vietnam’s second trading partner, after China, with two-way trade exceeding the US$100 billion mark. 

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Planning and Investment reports that the US investment in Vietnam has reached US$11 billion, with several leading US corporations such as P&G, Coca Cola, Apple, Google, and Intel injecting their money into the country despite COVID-19 challenges.

Vietjet offers cheap tickets for Lunar New Year holiday

Passengers can easily book Vietjet’s hundreds of thousands of attractive promotional tickets to fly during the Lunar New Year holiday, reported Vietnam News Agency.

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Illustrative image (Photo: Vietjetair.com) 

During six golden days from November 1 to 6, hundreds of thousands of promotional Eco tickets up to 90% off will be opened for sale and passengers only have to apply the promotion code 2023 when booking at website www.vietjetair.com or Vietjet Air mobile app to receive attractive offers.

Promotional tickets are applied to all domestic routes from the North and Central to the south with flight period from January 6, 2023 to January 22, 2023 and routes from the South to the North and Central from January 23, 2023 to February 06, 2023.

Passengers also enjoy free payment when booking and paying via Vietjet SkyClub or apply the programme "Fly now - Pay later” with easy online check-in in just three minutes, providing a flexible financial solution and convenience.

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Illustrative photo (Source: TNO) 

Vietjet is ready to welcome passengers to fly with the modern fleet, friendly and professional cabin crews, fresh and hot meals, health care products and services, travel insurances, new accommodation facilities, new utilities and many unique cultural and artistic performances at the altitude of 10.000 metres.

Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. As Vietnam’s largest private carrier, the airline was awarded the highest ranking for safety with 7 stars in 2018 and 2019 by the world’s only safety and product rating website airlineratings.com and listed as one of the world's 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018 and 2019.

The airline has also been named as Best Low-Cost Carrier by renowned organizations such as Skytrax, CAPA, Airline Ratings, and many others./.

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