VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks to Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) about plans to increase exports of agro-products. Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong. What were the agriculture sector’s top achievements in the first half of 2017? In 2017, the agriculture sector will continue to face two major challenges. They are the impacts of the climate change and fierce market competition. However, with close guidance from the Party and Government, together with active support from many public and social organisations as well as farmers’ efforts in the course of restructuring our primary industry, we have overcome many challenges and achieved successes. In the first half of this year, notable achievements have been recorded. At the onset of the … [Read more...] about Vietnam gears toward agro export expansion
Poultry and tra fish for export
(VEN) - Since the beginning of this year, the prices of agricultural products in the global market have continuously declined and have had a direct impact on the Vietnamese agriculture sector's exports. By the end of May, 2012, pepper was the only commodity with higher prices as compared with the same period of last year (among other major agricultural products for exports like rice, cashew nuts, coffee, and rubber). The price of remaining products were all lower than 2011, especially rubber which dropped 31.3 percent. Despite this, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, (MARD) total export revenue of agro-forestry-fishery sector in the first half of 2012 will reach an estimated US$13.6 billion, an increase of 14 percent year on year, of which export revenues of agricultural, forestry and fishery products were estimated at US$7.7 billion, US$2.3 billion and US$2.9 billion respectively. MARD also predicted that in the second half of this year, despite many … [Read more...] about Agro-forestry-fishery production and exports: Results recorded amidst strong challenges
I. ECONOMY 1. Manufacturing: 1.1. Industrial manufacture: - Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 4/2009 is VND 6,405.5 billion (fixed price in 1994), up 1.4% against last month. The first four months reach VND 24,982.5 bil, achieving 27,2% of the plan and up 6,9% compared with the same period last year. a/ Central state industrial sector: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 4/2009 is VND 674.9 billion, equal to 96.2% last month; the first four months reach 2,446.5 bil, achieving 25.4% of the plan, equal to 95.2% the same period last year. … [Read more...] about Socio-Economic Overview in April 2009 and the first four months of 2009; Some key tasks in May 2009.
* Target and Orientation for Development 1. Target To build Danang city to be a large national and central region cultural and economic centre with the basic functions of an industrial, trading, tourism and service centre. The port city will be an important sea, air, rail and road hub and a national and international entrepot with banking, financial and post and telecommunications services. It will be one of the major sports - culture, education - training and technology - science centres for the central region. Danang city is a locale that has an important strategic position in the defense and security of the Southern Central Region, the Highlands and nationally. 2. The socio - economic development orientations of Danang City - To build Danang City to be a civilised and modern city with a wholesome socio - cultural environment, in a firm and stable position and playing an important role in the central region and the Highlands in the industrial economy, trading, service, … [Read more...] about Danang city socio – economic development plan for 2010
Although faced with severe difficulties and challenges, results attained in 2006 are satisfactory. The successful 14th APEC Meeting, full WTO membership and the Permanent Normal Trade Relations with the US acquired by Vietnam are promoting a new wave of foreign investment to Vietnam. To maximize the prospects for 2007, at the beginning of the year, all branches and administrative levels and enterprises of all sectors should strictly follow the direction of the Government by implementing various solutions to problems, making good use of opportunities, addressing inherent weaknesses and overcoming challenges in order to successfully achieve the planned targets for 2007. … [Read more...] about Overview of Vietnamese economy in 2006 and prospect in 2007