Exports of agro-forestry and seafood products during the first 10 months of this year reached an estimated US$20.8 billion thanks to high prices, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO). Agriculture exports were estimated to earn $11.6 billion, a year-on-year increase of nearly 45 per cent, the GSO said. Meanwhile, seafood export value was worth $4.95 billion, up by 23.2 per cent against the same period last year. Forestry products brought the country $3.4 billion, an increase of 16.2 per cent over last year. Most agriculture products reached new records in export revenue this year, according to the GSO. In October alone, export turnover for the industry was at about $2.2 billion, the office said. V.N.S … [Read more...] about Agro-forestry and seafood export value reaches $20.8b
Vietnam and Cambodia are likely to realize the target of raising their two-way trade turnover to US $2 billion in 2010, said Mr. Le Bien Cuong, Vietnamese commercial counselor in Cambodia. Cambodian branch of Sacombamk, one of top Vietnamese banks Convenient road and riverway transport of goods with cheap freight, through 9 border gates along the over 1,000 km border line, is a great advantage for Việt Nam and Cambodia to promote trade activities. Their two-way trade value was US $848 million in the first 8 months last year, in which Vietnam earned US $726 million from its exports to Cambodia, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). Vietnam's investment into the neighbor country sharply increased, especially after the debut of Vietnamese top banks' branches, such as BIDV and Sacombank, there. Vietnamese investors are conducting over 60 projects with the combined capital of nearly US $900 million in Cambodia, mainly forestry, agriculture, mineral, … [Read more...] about Vietnam – Cambodia trade value to surge to $2 bil.
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh's total value of exports in the first seven months of the year amounted to US$1.2 billion, up 28.4 per cent over the same period last year, and equal to 59.7 per cent of its annual target. Export value for central-level enterprises and foreign investment enterprises accounted for $1.03 billion and $90.4 million, respectively, or 33.3 per cent and 30.8 per cent year-on-year increase. "Export value from local companies was $119.7 million, slightly down against the same period last year because of market difficulties," an official of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade told Viet Nam News. In July alone, export value reached $166.2 million, up 40.7 per cent against the same period last year. The main products are seafood, vegetable oil and bricks. "Our key export market is China," the official said. The country's trade deficit is expected to hit nearly $7 billion in the first seven months of the year, accounting for 19.8 per cent of … [Read more...] about Quang Ninh export value rises 28%
3% growth compared with that of last month and 12.3 percent compared with that of last year. For the first four months of the year, the industrial production value was VND 6,781 billion, increasing 29.9% year on year and reached 28.9 percent of the year plan, in which the state economic sector reached VND 5,392.3 billion, rising 34.3 percent; the non-state economic sector reached VND 1,287.2 billion, rising 14.4 percent and the FDI economic sector reached VND 101.4 billion, rising 23.5 percent. Main products contributing to the growths are aquatic products (11.2 percent), sugar RS (52.5 percent), beer (7.7 percent), starch (93.4 percent), and petro and gas products (30.9 percent). Minh Thiện … [Read more...] about Quang Ngai industrial production value grows 29.3% in April
Tra Bong district, in a bid to preserve and develop cultural relics of Kor Ethnicity shall spend VND 3 billion on discovering and maintaining Gong culture, Cadhau dance, TêÌt pole (a pole usually set up in the courtyard of every house on the occasion of Lunar New Year in Viet Nam), traditional dress & music and some festivals, such as, wedding party, buffalo-stabbing ceremony. Tra Bong district, in a bid to preserve and develop cultural relics of Kor Ethnicity shall spend VND 3 billion on discovering and maintaining Gong culture, Cadhau dance, TêÌt pole (a pole usually set up in the courtyard of every house on the occasion of Lunar New Year in Viet Nam), traditional dress & music and some festivals, such as, wedding party, buffalo-stabbing ceremony. Tra Bong is a mountainous district west of QN downtown that is still characterized by cultural & traditional value of Kor people. Thu Huong … [Read more...] about VND 3 billion to preserve Kor’s values