From the beginning of 2018 to July 12, the Kyou & Unitek Co., Ltd exported 600 tonnes of processed chicken to Japan. To meet growing importer demand, in late 2017 the company installed two new processing lines in order to increase capacity and diversify products. Also in late 2017, the CP Vietnam Corporation and the Leow Casing Vietnam Co., Ltd requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Animal Health to negotiate with its Japanese counterpart the export of processed chicken and dry-salted hog sausage casings to Japan. On May 14, 2018, the Animal Health Division of the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries sent a letter to its Vietnamese counterpart, informing their acceptance of vet hygiene conditions and quarantine certificates for processed chicken and sausage casings made from animal intestines. From May 27 to June 2, a delegation of officials from the division took a fact-finding trip to Vietnamese processors whose … [Read more...] about Positive signals for chicken exports to Japan
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Mr. Pascal Lamy, formerly the Director General of the WTO, tells VET that Vietnam is the greatest beneficiary of globalization and needs to take advantage of human resources in the years to come to stay abreast of the fourth industrial revolution. How would you evaluate Vietnam’s international economic integration process since it joined the WTO? Vietnam is the greatest beneficiary of globalization and has been a successful example of integration during its ten years in the WTO. It is already taking advantage of its human resources and benefiting from its comparative advantages in areas where human resources play an important role. Vietnam’s accession into the WTO has been a success and has helped it grow very well compared to countries with high growth rates. In the global economy, we see economic growth in developed countries not being as high as in emerging countries. For example, the US and Japan have growth rates of only 2-3 per cent, and Europe is even lower. I … [Read more...] about Where is Vietnam in the globalization process?
Automation has been changing the global manufacturing industry for some time and Vietnam has also been subject to its effects. The country’s major corporations have been looking at replacing their human workforce with machinery or robots in certain industries, to raise productivity, reduce production time, and minimize labor costs. The country’s leading ceramics and porcelainware producer Minh Long I has cut worker numbers at its factory from 400 to 20 for no change in productivity, Mr. Ly Huy Sang, Deputy General Director, told a conference in early March. The development of the fourth industrial revolution along with increasing perfection in robotics production are driving the global manufacturing industry towards robotics. Automation is the future but also a concern for many enterprises as well as the Vietnamese Government, as there are still millions of low-skilled workers in the country’s key export sectors, including electrical, electronics, textiles, … [Read more...] about Automation – a concern for many VN enterprises
Top government leaders of Vietnam and Cambodia have expressed wishes to cement and develop bilateral ties in the spirit of “good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, all-faceted and long-lasting cooperation”. During talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on December 20, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said his visit aims to promote traditional friendship and all-around collaboration with Vietnam in a solid and extensive manner. The Vietnamese PM, for his part, expressed his belief that the visit will be an important milestone elevating the two countries’ friendship and cooperation for the sake of their people.He wished that the two countries would work more closely, respect each other’s legitimate interests, jointly settle remaining issues, maintain an environment of peace and stability, and strengthen friendship between the two peoples. Both sides agreed to facilitate visits by the two countries’ … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Cambodia want to consolidate ties: PMs
A delegation from the United States' organization Veterans for Peace (VFP) arrived in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi Thursday for a visit that will end May 2. Chairman of the Vietnam-USA Society Nguyen Tam Chien received the delegation of veterans at the headquarters of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) in Hanoi, saying Vietnam always welcomes US veterans to visit the country and he hoped that VFP will have many activities to help Vietnam overcome the consequences of the war, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported on Friday. After Hanoi, the delegation of veterans will visit Da Nang City, Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Tri Provinces take in tourist sights and revisit the old battlefields of the Vietnam War, as well as meet Agent Orange/Dioxin victims and Vietnamese veterans of the war. Like us on Facebook and scroll down to share your comment … [Read more...] about US vets arrive in Vietnam for two-week visit