Illustrative photo (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam posted 27.88 billion USD worth of agro-forestry-fishery exports in the first half of this year, an annual increase of 13.9%. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, of the total value, the groups of key farm produce and forestry products contributed 11.37 billion USD and 9.1 billion USD, both growing by 8.8% and 3% year-on-year, respectively. Fishery products shipped overseas during the six months, meanwhile, reeled in 5.8 billion USD, up 40.8% annually. There were nine type of goods recorded an export revenue exceeding 1 billon USD in the period, namely coffee, rubber, cashew, vegetable-fruit, rice, Tra fish, shrimp, woodwork products, and inputs for production. The ministry said the US and China were the biggest importers of Vietnamese agro-forestry-fishery goods for spending more than 7.61 billion USD and 4.97 billion USD, increasing 7.9% and 5.9% from the same period last year, … [Read more...] about Agro-forestry-fishery exports rake in 27.88 billion USD in 6 months
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The week-long event, which started on June 26, is hosted by the Vietnam Trade Office under the Vietnamese Embassy in the U.K. in collaboration with the Vietnam Business Association in the U.K. (VBUK), and Longdan and EUTEK groups. As part of activities in the trade promotion program of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), the event aims to promote Vietnamese high-quality products which are benefiting from the U.K.-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), to British retailers and consumers. Handicraft products, coffee, fresh and dried fruits, canned fruit juice, vermicelli, dried noodle, rice papers, cashew nuts, and fragrant rice of reputable export enterprises of Vietnam are being displayed at the supermarket and Vietnamese markets in Nottingham city. At the event, Sao Thai Duong JSC became the first Vietnamese enterprise to set up a showroom in the U.K. to introduce its herbal healthcare and beauty products. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Ambassador Nguyen … [Read more...] about Vietnamese goods, foods introduced in U.K.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue pays an official visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from June 28-30 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue’s official visit to the UK from June 28-30 presents a great opportunity for the two countries to strengthen their relations in legislative and reform issues that will support Vietnam’s development in the coming years, UK Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward has affirmed. Talking to the press, he said there are three main areas for such cooperation, namely digitalisation, simplification of rules and procedures to strengthen the business environment; supporting equality, gender equality and equality for minority groups; and legislation and regulation around the green economy. He stressed that the strategic partnership between the UK and Vietnam is solid but there is plenty of room for it to expand. Hue’s visit, the second of a senior Vietnamese leader to … [Read more...] about Top legislator’s visit a great opportunity for boosting Vietnam-UK ties: UK Ambassador