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Vietnam's organic agricultural products appear in 180 countries
(CPV) – Vietnam’s organic agricultural production area reached nearly 240,000 hectares, an increase of 5 fold compared to 2016. Currently, 46 out of 63 provinces and cities are carrying out organic production.
124 enterprises honored as Vietnam National Brands 2020
16:16 27/11/2020
As many as 283 brands managed by 124 enterprises were honoured as Vietnam National Brands 2020 at a ceremony recently held in Hanoi.
Fruit and vegetables exports see rapid growth
17:09 26/11/2020
(CPV) - Despite fruit and vegetable exports enduring a downward trajectory due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the export of local processed fruit and vegetables has witnessed vigorous growth over the opening nine months of the year, according to Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
40 businesses access VBSP’s support package
15:51 26/11/2020
(CPV) – 40 businesses have received disbursement from the VND16-trillion support package of the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) for loans to pay salary for workers, with zero percentage interest rate within 12 months.
Vietnam’s economy less dependent on tourism
15:37 26/11/2020
“Vietnam’s economy is also less dependent than other Southeast Asian nations on tourism, which accounted for 9% of its GDP in 2018, compared with 32% for Cambodia and 20% for Thailand. It has thus faced less pressure due to the collapse of international travel,” said Asia Times.
Cashew export meets 94% of yearly plan
15:28 26/11/2020
Despite serious impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam exported over 422,000 tonnes of cashew kernels in the first 10 months of this year, up 12% over the same period in 2019, meeting 94% of the set plan for 2020, Nhan Dan news has reported.
China retains Vietnam’s largest trade partner
16:54 25/11/2020
(13th Congress) - China has retained its position as Vietnam’s largest trade partner and has become the first market to reach USD100 billion in terms of bilateral trade turnover, with this figure being achieved by the end of October.
AgroViet 2020 slated on December 3-6
18:02 24/11/2020
Nearly 200 businesses will promote their products in booths at the upcoming 2020 Vietnam International Agriculture Fair (AgroViet 2020), heard a press conference in Hanoi on November 23, according to Vietnam News Agency.
VBSP boosts policy credit, tries to repel black credit
16:55 24/11/2020
(CPV) – The Vietnam Bank for Social Policy (VBSP) has offered a series of solutions to expand the capacity of meeting credit for production and consumption like raising the maximum loan to VND100 million a household without loan guarantee and increasing the maximum loan term to 120 months for poor households, nearly-poor households, and households that have just escaped from poverty.
Up to 16,000 foreigners buy housing in Vietnam in last five years
13:54 21/11/2020
Between 14,000 and 16,000 foreigners have bought housing in Vietnam since July 2015, mostly from China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Taiwan (China), and Singapore, the Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association (HoREA) estimates.