Workers at a shrimp processing factory in Vietnam (Photo: VNA) Pham Thanh Hai, First Secretary at the Vietnam Trade Office in South Africa, told Vietnam News Agency reporters on the sidelines of a recent consultation on fishery exports to the African market organised by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). Nearly three decades after the establishment of diplomatic relations, the Vietnam-South Africa cooperation has flourished with achievements in major fields of politics, diplomacy, national defence, security and trade, among others. Of note, South Africa is currently Vietnam’s largest trade partner in Africa as the average annual growth rate of two-way trade surpassed US$1.2 billion in the 2019-2021. Statistics from the MoIT indicated that the African nation mainly imported shrimp worth $3.17 million and frozen fish of $1.03 million from Vietnam last year. Bilateral trade remained stable despite negative impacts of Covid-19, … [Read more...] about South Africa a potential market for Vietnam’s fishery products: official
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Nguyen Giap Dong, head of the Ba Vi District Economic Division, said that the district currently maintained a safe tea production area spanning 1,550ha and productivity of 10.5 tons per hectare per year. The output for the whole year is estimated at 16,275 tons of fresh buds, worth VND 350 million (USD 14,900) per hectare per year. To help farmers maintain and expand safe production areas, Ba Vi district has supported and created favorable conditions for localities to innovate technology, ensure raw material sources and well manage tea quality. It builds trademarks, product brands protected by intellectual property; builds good models of safe tea production and processing following Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) process. Thanks to that, the district has successfully built the Ba Vi tea brand. In Dong Anh District, Nguyen Anh Dung, deputy chairman of the district People’s Committee, said that the district had 1,180ha of vegetable production area including more … [Read more...] about Hanoi builds safe agricultural production areas
The two inventions included "Spherical mirror optics for medium-wave thermal imaging equipment" invented in 2017 and "Method for making high-temperature synthetic materials." The former helps self-research, design and manufacture camera-core and minimize the dependence on imports from abroad. Meanwhile, the latter helps produce materials able to meet harsh-working conditions in the military field. Viettel has so far been granted 56 patents in Vietnam and 11 patents in the U.S. by USPTO. Each year, the number of patents granted to Viettel increases by 142%, nearly 8 times higher than the average increase of 18% of domestic applicants. The group is currently a pioneer and key unit in implementing the Prime Minister’s intellectual property strategy to 2030, with the goal of increasing the number of patent applications and patent protection titles by an average of 16 - 18% per year. Translated by Mai Huong … [Read more...] about Viettel has two more exclusively-protected patents in the U.S.
In a cozy atmosphere, General Can expressed his pleasure to welcome the delegation on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day (July 27, 1947 - 2022). Recalling the revolutionary history, General Can highlighted that, during the national resistance wars against foreign invaders and the implementation of international service, under the leadership of the Party, the Dong Nai provincial armed forces and people made great contribution to the cause of national liberation and unification. Over the past time, the local authorities and people have always overcome difficulties to gain important achievements. Reportedly, the province has also attached much importance to policy implementation for national contributors. On behalf of the GDP, General Can thanked the local Party Committee, authorities and people for helping the Vietnam People’s Army during their task performance. During the event, General Can also briefed delegates on the whole military … [Read more...] about GDP leader meets with national contributors in Dong Nai province