Vietnam eyes 21 billion USD in cultivation exports in 2018

Updated at 10:10:27 02/22/2018 (Views: 4)

The cultivation sector aims to gross over 21 billion USD in export turnover in 2018, representing a year-on-year rise of 2.2-2.3 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

  • Vietnam sees boom in renewable energy projects

    Updated at 10:08:57 02/22/2018 (Views: 5)

    Vietnam has seen a boom in renewable energy projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s future demands for power, after the Government scrapped plans to build a nuclear power plant in Ninh Thuan province.

  • Japanese vines, experimental cultivation in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 17:20:59 02/13/2018 (Views: 25)

    BTO- Japanese experts have visited the experimental area for Japanese vine varieties in Binh Thuan to check their growth and development.

  • “Strange” flower, fruit, tree at Tet market

    Updated at 10:31:11 02/13/2018 (Views: 28)

    BTO- Tet market 2018 in Phan Thiết is displaying some “strange” flowers and plants. With azaleas soaked water, leaves, stems and buds become fresh. Gradually, the blooms are from light purple to dark purple, the price of VND 200.000 – 250.000 per bunch (50 branches). The pots of multi-layered bougainvillea with its spectacular color and beautiful tree shape are at price 20 – 25 miliion VND/pot. Its age is about  5 – 10 years.

  • Tet commodities brought to mountainous areas

    Updated at 16:39:14 02/09/2018 (Views: 22)

    BTO- The provincial Mountainous Service Center has just completed its mission to bring essential goods to the mountainous communes in Ham Thuan Bac, Ham Thuan Nam and Bac Binh  districts for people of ethnic minorities to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival.

  • PM promises optimal conditions for Korean investors

    Updated at 10:12:09 02/09/2018 (Views: 23)

    The Government of Vietnam always creates favourable conditions for Korean firms, including the Hyosung Group, to invest in the country, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

  • More firms hoped to ship aquatic products to Russia

    Updated at 10:11:06 02/09/2018 (Views: 25)

    More Vietnamese businesses may soon be allowed to export aquatic products to Russia this year after a Russian working group made a fact-finding tour of some Vietnamese exporters, said Trade Counsellor of Vietnam in Russia Duong Hoang Minh.

  • Vietnam had over half a million enterprises in 2017

    Updated at 08:53:18 02/07/2018 (Views: 20)

    The number of active enterprises in Vietnam in 2017 was estimated at more than 560,000, an annual increase of 11%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • Tourism sector fetched over VND 996 bln in 2018’s 1st month

    Updated at 10:41:24 02/06/2018 (Views: 24)

    BTO – Binh Thuan welcomed an estimate of 462,300 turns of visitors in January, a year-on-year increase of 10.3%. Of which, there were 60,900 foreign tourists, raising by 12.34%. Tourism revenue is estimated at VND 996.1 billion, up 12.14% over the corresponding month last year.

  • State budget revenues hit VND 700 billion in January

    Updated at 09:34:52 02/06/2018 (Views: 21)

    BTO – Binh Thuan’s state budgetary revenue is estimated to reach VND 700 billion in the first month of the new year 2018, as reported by Binh Thuan’s provincial Statistics Office.

  • Ministry seeks to gain 40 billion USD from agro-forestry-fishery exports

    Updated at 09:21:28 02/02/2018 (Views: 21)

    Relevant agencies need to better promote trade and remove barriers so as to earn 40 billion USD from agro-forestry-fishery exports this year, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.

  • Photo exhibition on APEC Year 2017 opens in Da Nang

    Updated at 09:20:10 02/02/2018 (Views: 21)

    More than 60 photos on activities within the APEC Year 2017 are being displayed at the Da Nang Museum in the central city of Da Nang, which hosted the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week from November 6-11. 

  • January trade value surges year on year

    Updated at 09:53:27 01/31/2018 (Views: 31)

    Vietnam’s export-import value reached 38.3 billion USD in January – up 39.9 percent compared to a year earlier but down 3.1 percent compared to December 2017, according to the General Department of Customs.

  • Binh Thuan to strengthen law enforcement on illegal fishing in foreign waters

    Updated at 10:51:17 01/30/2018 (Views: 26)

    BTO- The provincial People’s Committee on January 29 issued a document on directing the department of Agriculture and Rural Development to take measures to handle illegal fishing of local vessels and fishermen in the waters of foreign countries.

  • First Russian freight train arrives in Vietnam

    Updated at 08:54:09 01/30/2018 (Views: 27)

    The first freight train to carry containers from Russia to Vietnam has recently arrived at Yen Vien station to the northeast of Hanoi.

  • JICA seeks agricultural partnerships with Vietnam

    Updated at 08:59:10 01/29/2018 (Views: 30)

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) wants to promote agricultural partnerships between Vietnam and Japan, with a focus on private sector investment and food value chains.

  • Binh Thuan’s products have penetrated 59 countries/territories globally

    Updated at 15:36:36 01/26/2018 (Views: 25)

    BTO-Statistics from the department of Industry and Trade show that Binh Thuan has exported its products to 59 countries, territories.

  • Binh Thuan to expand foreign investment projects

    Updated at 16:20:18 01/25/2018 (Views: 42)

    BTO – On January 23rd morning, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) Nguyen Ngoc Hai chaired over a meeting with functional authorities to review progress rate of Vietnam-Dubai tourism and farming consortium in Hoa Thang commune, Bac Binh district and project of Mui Ne Flying-sand dune exploitation and management.

  • Vitaco to build alogistics hub in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 16:09:00 01/25/2018 (Views: 37)

    BTO-Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Luong Van Hai on January 23 hosted a meeting with representatives of Vitaco limited company over the implementation of Logistic services Center project in Vinh Tan commune-Tuy Phong district.

  • Binh Thuan’s exports fetched nearly USD 29 million in January

    Updated at 09:49:04 01/25/2018 (Views: 35)

    BTO- Report from department of Industry and Trade showed that exportation of Binh Thuan province earned an estimate of USD 28.97 million in2018’s first month, a year-on-year increase of nearly 8%.

  • Vietnam is world’s second largest shoes exporter

    Updated at 09:01:00 01/22/2018 (Views: 34)

    Vietnam exported over one billion pairs out of 23 billion pairs of shoes sold worldwide in 2017, continuing to maintain the second position (after China) in shoes export.

  • Binh Thuan to expand dragonfruit VietGAP areas

    Updated at 16:06:52 01/19/2018 (Views: 36)

    The central province of Binh Thuan, which has more than 9,500 ha of dragon fruit cultivated under VietGAP (Vietnam Good Agricultural Practices) standards, plans to expand the area to 9,800ha this year, according to the Department Agriculture and Rural Development.

  • Vinh Tan 1 thermal power station receives first coal vessel

    Updated at 11:35:16 01/18/2018 (Views: 29)

    BTO- The vessel named “Vinacomin Hanoi” carrying more than 7,000 tons of coal for Vinh Tan 1 BOT thermal power plant left Cam Pha seaport (Quang Ninh province) on January 10 and successfully arrived at Vinh Tan single-purpose port on January 14 after nearly 82 travelling hours.

  • Binh Thuan to strive for a great surge in socioeconomic development in new year

    Updated at 09:50:43 01/18/2018 (Views: 28)

    BTO – By the end of 2017, the province’s socioeconomic development posted a fairly growth with a GRDP increase of 7.08 percent  year-on-year.

  • More UK businesses expected to invest in Vietnam

    Updated at 09:27:55 01/18/2018 (Views: 30)

    Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called on businesses from the UK to make investment in Vietnam during a reception for Lord James Mayer Sassoon, Executive Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited, in Hanoi on January 17.

  • Direct flight launched between Chongqing (China) and Hanoi

    Updated at 16:32:42 01/17/2018 (Views: 24)

    China-based Chongqing Airlines launched a direct service connecting Chongqing, a major city in southwest China, and Hanoi, on January 16.

  • Binh Thuan has more than 9,600 households farming VietGap dragon fruit

    Updated at 11:22:16 01/17/2018 (Views: 34)

    BTO- According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the whole province now has as many 9,625 households and farms growing dragon fruit under the VietGap standards with a combined cultivation area of 9,510.3 hectares (out of 9,700 hectares of dragon fruit farming in Binh Thuan).

  • Japanese Mitsui encouraged to invest in Vietnam’s infrastructure

    Updated at 10:18:50 01/17/2018 (Views: 40)

    Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has suggested the Mitsui Company invest in infrastructure construction in Vietnam while meeting with a visiting executive of the Japanese group in Hanoi on January 16.

  • Mitsubishi Motors to build second plant in Vietnam

    Updated at 09:16:04 01/16/2018 (Views: 37)

    Vietnam welcomes Mitsubishi Motors’ plan to build its second plant in the country, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue while receiving the group’s Executive Vice President Kozo Shiraji in Hanoi on January 15.

  • Binh Thuan sees more than 700 newly-established firms in 2017

    Updated at 10:45:53 01/15/2018 (Views: 32)

    BTO- As many as 716 new businesses were set up in Binh Thuan in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 26.39%, acccording to report of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

  • Vietnam’s first smart fertilizer factory opened in Tra Vinh

    Updated at 09:34:17 01/15/2018 (Views: 48)

    The first smart fertilizer factory in Vietnam was inaugurated in Long Duc Industrial Park in Tra Vinh city, the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, on January 13.

Binh Thuan leader hails International trade of Korean Technology

BTO – On January 8th morning, a delegation of International Trade of Korean Technology (ITKT) led by its president Lee Beom Jae visited Binh Thuan in search for investment opportunities in the locality. Vice chairman of  Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee Pham Van Nam hailed the delegation.

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Kitesurfing competition at Mui Ne beach

BTO- On the afternoon of February 12 , the kitesurfing competition which was held at Ham Tien beach by C2sky Kitecenter attracted 100 amateur and professional kitesurfers from around the world. Mainly, being kitesurfing instructors at kitecenters in Ham Tien – Mui Ne and Ninh Thuan province. Because of the limited time and depending on the wind speed, only 45 kitesurfers took part in the competition with the catogory of jump and turn.

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US opens APHIS representative office in Vietnam

A representative office of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) under the US Department of Agriculture has opened at the US Embassy in Hanoi.

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