Vietnamese exporters are advised to be prepared to deal with stringent regulations if they want to maximise the benefits of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to come into effect soon.

EU is potential market for Vietnamese honey exports: experts

The European Union (EU) is promising to become a potential market for Vietnamese honey exports thanks to the continuously increased export output in recent years.

Opening door for export of livestock products

The livestock export sector has recorded optimistic signals in the past two months, amidst the bleak context of the domestic husbandry industry.

HCM City Vietnam Sales & Marketing Camp set for Nov

The Vietnam Chief of Sales & Marketing Officer Club (CSMO Vietnam) has revealed that the Vietnam Sales & Marketing Camp (VSMCamp) will take place from November 17-18 at Him Lam Palace and Tan Son Nhat Golf Course, HCM City.

Vietjet’s pre-tax profit hit 131 million USD in nine months

Vietjet Aviation joint Stock Company (HOSE code: VJC) posted a pre-tax profit of more than 2.98 trillion VND (131 million USD) in the first nine months of this year, according its preliminary business results which were released last week.

Hoa Binh: Business community strives towards homeland’s development

(HBO) – As Chairman of the Hoa Binh Province Business Association, Nguyen Cao Son sees many achievements made by the provincial business community in contribution to local development. He said in an interview with the Hoa Binh Newspaper on the occasion of the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day that local businesses have managed to overcome difficulties and foster production under the spirit of patriotism, confidence, solidarity, dynamism and creativity.

Korean businesses explore investment in Binh Duong province

Mando CEO and president Sung Il-mo, along with representatives of over 80 businesses from the Republic of Korea (ROK), had a working session with the authorities of the southern province of Binh Duong to explore investment cooperation opportunities on October 26.

Forum seeks to tackle bottlenecks to boost growth in Vietnam

Experts and policy makers gathered at a forum held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on October 24, discussing policy solutions for 2018-2020 to boost growth model reform in Vietnam.

Upgrade plan for Dien Bien airport announced

Local authorities of the mountainous northern province of Dien Bien on October 24 announced their upgrade plan for Dien Bien Airport.

Longan cultivation enriches farmers in Son Thuy commune

(HBO) – The family of Pham Van Vuong in Khoang hamlet of Son Thuy commune, Hoa Binh province’s Kim Boi district, has been one of the households earning high income from farming longan trees over the last years.

Vietcombank named Vietnam’s strongest bank by balance sheet

The Asian Banker, a leading finance-banking magazine in Asia, has held an award ceremony to honor the top 500 strongest banks in then Asia Pacific region (AB 500 Rank 2017.

Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US

Vietnam’s merchandise trade surplus with the United States reached US$24.1 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest statistics released by the government.

Tan Lac district enters pomelo harvest season

(HBO) – We returned to Dong Lai, one of the communes which specialise in growing pomelos. Head of Dong Tien hamlet Le Duc Canh, who took us on a tour around pomelo growing households, said local residents are enjoying a bumper pomelo crop this year.

Japan’s travel conglomerate to join hotel project in Khanh Hoa

Hideo Sawada, Chairman of H.I.S, a leading travel conglomerate in Japan, has recently confirmed the group will take part in a hotel and resort project in Cam Ranh city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.

Sturgeon farming in river whirlpool

(HBO) – Meeting with pharmacist Do Van Nhuan, listening to his story and looking at how he works, we feel that that he is not only a passionate but also adventurous person when deciding to invest in raising sturgeon in river whirlpools downstream the Hoa Binh hydropower plant.

Disadvantaged area grows rich with Shan Tuyet tea

(HBO) – The restructuring of agricultural crops has created a breakthrough in economic development of Trung Thanh commune (Da Bac district) of Hoa Binh province. As 70 percent of local households have lived off Shan Tuyet tea over the years, many people refer to commune as "the land of tea”.

Chayote farming in Quyet Chien commune: Cooperative ensures sale for farmers

(HBO) - The establishment of the Quyet Chien safe vegetable cooperative has ensured the sale of chayote shoots grown in Quyet Chien commune, Tan Lac district, Bac Giang province, bringing higher income to local farmers here.

Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign joint venture deal

Vietnam Airlines and Air France have inked a joint venture deal, which is due to start from November 1, to bring more benefits to passengers on their air routes between Vietnam, France and Europe.

Conference discusses use of varieties in rice, citrus farming

(HBO) – The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hoa Binh province has recently partnered with the national centre for plant varieties and Thai Binh Seed Corporation to hold a conference on directing use of varieties and management of new pests in rice and citrus fruits in the province.

Hoa Binh encourage businesses to raise fish on Da River

(HBO) – Hoa Binh Lake is one of the largest artificial lakes in Vietnam. Spanning 8,900 hectares in 19 communes in five districts and Hoa Binh city, the lake poses huge potential for freshwater fish raising. Many businesses have invested to expand floating cage fish farming on Hoa Binh Lake, said Hoang Van Son, head of the provincial department of fisheries said.

Man inspires dream of getting rich in Son Thuy longan planting region

HBO – Bui Van Luc, Secretary of the Party Committee of Son Thuy commune (Kim Boi district), is one of the pioneers in bringing Huong Chi longan variety to the locality and successfully creating Son Thuy longan variety, which has opened opportunities for local people to escape poverty and get rich. He was selected as an excellent farmer and was honoured with certificates of merit by the State President and the Prime Minister.

Hoa Binh seeks to develop seed production and trade

(HBO) – The northern province of Hoa Binh is now home to six agricultural seed production and trade centres, including Cao Phong MTV Ltd. Co., Song Boi MTV Ltd. Co., Hoa Binh agricultural services joint Stock Company, Phuong Huyen seed production and trade Ltd. Co., and Boi river maize production and research centre.

First Vietnamese plants organic citrus trees

HBO – Nguyen Hong Yen, who manages the Linh Dung organic farm in Dong Ngoai hamlet of Vinh Tien commune (Kim Boi district), is considered the first Vietnamese planting organic citrus. His farm’s citrus fruits were recently recognised by the NHO- QSCERT as organic products in conformity with Vietnam’s organic agricultural requirements TCVN 11401:2015.

Farmer in Thanh Nong gets rich from insect farming

(HBO) – Everyone in Thanh Nong commune of Lac Thuy district compliments Nguyen The Hung, also called "Hung Crickets", in Vai village, on his idea of raising insects to get rich.

Intensifying measures against tax debts

(HBO) – By July 31, 2017, total tax arrears in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh had stood at nearly 304.2 billion VND, of which more than 61.7 billion VND was overdue, down 5.7 billion VND as compared with the figure at the end of 2016. Of the total, bad debts accounted for over 111.3 billion VND, down 2 percent from the figure at the end of 2016) and recoverable debts were 193.9 billion VND, accounting for 7.4 percent of the estimates.