Minister Nghi noted that the implementation of the two countries’ trade agreement has not produced desired outcomes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Construction Nguyen Thanh Nghi holds a working session with Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz in Hanoi on September 27. (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) He stressed that Vietnam has been making efforts to ensure rice supply for Cuba in accordance with reached agreement, to help Cuba ensure food security and social stability. Regarding Vietnam’s investment in Cuba, the minister noted that two Vietnamese firms – Viglacera and Thai Binh – have invested in five projects in Cuba, two of which have been put into operation with good results. Vietnam has also maintained cooperation with Cuba in agriculture and fisheries to help Cuba step by step become self-sufficient in food. At present, the two sides are focusing efforts to carry out the 2019-2023 joint rice farming project in Cuba. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Cuba to enhance trade, investment ties
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Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee (R), gives a gift to Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Indian Ministry of Education. (Photo: SGGP) At the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen congratulated important achievements that India had achieved in the construction and development of the country, as well as its rapid recovery of the Indian economy after controlling the Covid-19 pandemic. For his part, Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh expressed his pleasure when visiting Vietnam and HCMC on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. On this occasion, Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh emphasized that India had chosen Vietnam as one of the pillars of its Look East Policy, as well as its visionary policy in the region. Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh assessed that bilateral trade between Vietnam and India has grown rapidly in recent years and is pleased with the presence of … [Read more...] about HCMC, India strengthen cooperation
Durian farmers are joyful at news of official export to China Resident Huynh Van Muoi in hamlet 3 in Cam Son commune of the Mekong Delta Province of Tien Giang’s Cai Lay District said that nearly 8,000m2 of his family's durian plantation has applied the production process according to VietGAP standards and participate in the local cooperative group. In the past time when durian has not been exported to the Chinese market, he suffered price fluctuation after harvesting the fruit. During the bumper harvest, the price dropped, and traders didn’t buy even dropping their stakes, making durian growers insecure. He said therefore, farmers are excited at the news that China is importing durian from Vietnam through official channels Tien Giang is the leading province in the country in terms of durian growing area, yielding more than 25 tons a ha with an output of nearly 231,000 tons. The province has more than 110 establishments purchasing, packing and processing durian with 30 cold … [Read more...] about Durian farmers joyful at news of official export to China
Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz's official visit to Vietnam from September 28 to October 2 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh will be the first visit outside Latin America since the Cuban PM took office in December 2019 and the first visit by a high-ranking Cuban leader to Vietnam since 2018. political consultation at deputy foreign ministerial level. The two countries are actively pushing cooperation in agriculture, with several joint projects in rice, maize farming and aquaculture producing good results. The two sides are studying and deploying more projects, with a rice farming project for 22019-2023 now underway, and agreement reached on the third phase of their joint aquaculture project for 2022-2025. VNA … [Read more...] about Cuban PM’s upcoming Vietnam visit to take ties into new period
A view of the 2022 Horasis India Meeting (Photo: VNA) Binh Duong (VNA) - Minister of State at the Indian Foreign Ministry Rajkumar Ranjan Singh has said that India is open in its investment in and cooperation with Vietnam in general and Binh Duong province in particular. He made the statement at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Horasis India Meeting, the foremost annual meeting of Indian business leaders and their global counterparts, on September 26 in the southern province of Binh Duong, which is a magnet for foreign direct investment in Vietnam. Beginning in 2009, the Horasis India Meeting offers business and government a platform to discuss a wide range of issues related to the Indian economy. The meeting comprises six plenary sessions and 26 discussion ones, with the engagement of 700 delegates who are expected to discuss common concerns such as global transition, economic development issues arising during the digital transformation process, artificial intelligence and … [Read more...] about Binh Duong remains good destination for Indian investors
As environmental concerns rise and resources deplete we need to shift towards a new model of consumption that can support the economy and help the planet: the circular economy. Earth Overshoot Day is a concept developed by Andrew Simms of UK think tank New Economics Foundation and promoted by its partner organization Global Footprint Network. It marks the date when humanity has used all the biological resources that the Earth regenerates during the entire year. CEO of HSBC Vietnam Tim Evans. This year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 28th July, which means on this day, we had used all of the world’s natural resources budget for 2022. The date is coming earlier and earlier each year. In 1970, we overshot this threshold 2 days before the year-end. This year, we overshot the threshold 156 days before the year-end. The truth is we consume a lot and waste a lot. Think about the resources you consumed in the past week: the clothes you bought, the food you ate, the … [Read more...] about From waste to wealth: What opportunities abound in a circular economy?