The statistics by the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed that by the end of April this year, Vietnam’s canned tuna exports to the US increased by 2 percent compared to the same period last year. The export price of Vietnamese canned tuna tends to climb and currently is the second-highest among the ten canned tuna suppliers of this market. Similarly, the demand for canned tuna increased in countries in the EU. The outbreak of the Covid-19 has caused canned tuna factories in Spain and Italy to slow down while increasing demand has urged the EU to import more canned tuna products from other countries. Currently, Vietnam’s canned tuna exports to the EU rose by 2.7 percent over the same period last year. Tuna exports of Vietnam to countries in the ASEAN in April also surged by 4 percent year-on-year. Noticeably, tuna exports to Thailand, the largest importer in the region, jumped 61 percent. By the end of April this year, tuna exports of Vietnam to Japan advanced 36 … [Read more...] about Canned tuna exports increase thanks to rising demand
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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has seen an increasing export of canned tuna to a number of key market though adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). Data from the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed that in the first four months of 2020, the export of Vietnam’s canned tuna to the US rose 2 percent year-on-year. The increasing demand for canned tuna in the European Union (EU) pushed Vietnam’s shipments to this market up 2.7 percent compared to the same period last year. In April, the country’s tuna export to ASEAN recorded a rise of 4 percent year-on-year. In particular, a surge of 61 percent was seen in Thailand - the largest importer of Vietnamese tuna in the group. The tuna shipments to Egypt and Japan expanded 59 percent and 36 percent, respectively. VASEP said that Japan is increasing import of other processed tuna products from Vietnam, especially frozen tuna, … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s canned tuna exports to key markets rise
Frank Bochmann is seen in a photo he provided Tuoi Tre News. Saebel: Vietnam’s tourism sector has been tragically affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, amusement parks, transport companies, tour operators, and homestay owners have all seen their business come to a standstill. The loss of revenue and livelihoods for Vietnamese employees and entrepreneurs alike in all spheres is devastating and the real effects will only be seen as savings and cash funds dry up. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Citi and the Citi Foundation have committed over US$65 million to date in support of COVID-19-related community relief efforts around the world, including nearly US$36 million in charitable contributions from Citi and nearly US$30 million in grants from the Citi Foundation. Citi has launched a new employee donation campaign called Double the Good. For every US$1 donated by a Citi employee in support of COVID-19 relief, Citi will donate US$1 to one of four organizations selected by each of Citi's regions to address unique challenges. In APAC, the matching funds will be donated to United Nations Development Program (UNDP). … [Read more...] about Citi Foundation Donates US$150,000 to Feeding Hong Kong for the Provision of Staple Food Supplies to 5,600 Vulnerable Households
The Mekong Delta Region has a total of 564 erosion spots that are over 834km long. 104 spots that are 203km long are the most dangerous. Since 2010, erosion in Mekong Delta has become more urgent and dangerous every year. The Mekong Delta has lost about 300ha of land and mangrove forest to erosion. On May 27, the banks of the Hau River were washed away and one-third of the surface of Highway 91 was lost, threatening dozens of households. On May 13, the erosion on Bui Huu Nghia Street swept two houses into Binh Thuy River. Luckily no one was hurt. In April 2019, serious erosion occurred at the construction site of an incomplete embankment at the O Mon River in Can Tho City. Around 60 metres long and 5 metres deep land was lost. About 11 households were affected. The embankment project was approved after serious erosion occurred there in 2019, damaging 11 houses. Research and surveys have revealed erosion were caused by various reasons such as climate change. The construction of … [Read more...] about Erosion problem keeps getting worse in the Mekong Delta