Australia to import Vietnamese dragon fruit

Updated at 14:21:31 01/20/2017 (Views: 9)

BTO - Recently, the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has released the final report on the review of bio-security import requirements for fresh dragon fruit from Vietnam.

  • Deputy PM greets Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank’s leader

    Updated at 16:21:27 01/19/2017 (Views: 10)

    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh hosted a reception for D.J Pandian, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Hanoi on January 18.

  • Tra fish exports hit US$1.66 billion

    Updated at 14:25:47 01/17/2017 (Views: 11)

    Tra fish (Vietnamese catfish) exports in 2016 increased by 7% to US$1.66 billion, accounting for 24% of total seafood export value.

  • Vietnam to attend World Economic Forum in Switzerland

    Updated at 14:47:57 01/12/2017 (Views: 27)

    A Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 in Davos, Switzerland from January 17-20.

  • Coffee exports regaining growth momentum

    Updated at 16:15:35 01/09/2017 (Views: 21)

    BTO - 1.79 million tonnes of  Vietnamese coffee were shipped abroad in 2016, its revenue of US$3.36 billion, up 33.6 percent in the volume and 25.6 percent in value comparison to the previous year.

  • Nearly 8,750 employees get jobs in Binh Thuan’s Industrial Parks

    Updated at 13:42:18 01/08/2017 (Views: 24)

    BTO – Binh Thuan has currently 4 industrial parks (IP) including Phan Thiet 1 IP, Phan Thiet 2 IP, Ham Kiem 1 and Ham Kiem 2 Ips, which attract a great number of completed projects. Many enterprises situated in those Ips offered more than 2,950 jobs to the local employees in 2016.

  • More than 24,000 workers getting jobs

    Updated at 15:07:57 01/05/2017 (Views: 24)

    BTO - More than 24,200 workers have got jobs for 2016, reaching 100.8% of the yearly plan. There are 5,643 employees receiving unemployment benefits and 10,220 people got vocational training (including 7,175 rural workers), by 102.2% of the yearly plan.

  • Local tourism revenues edged up 18.2 percent on year

    Updated at 10:08:22 12/31/2016 (Views: 59)

     BTO – Thanks to local authorities’ good management on tourism activity, the number of tourist arrivals to Binh Thuan keeps growing, especially on the peak seasons of New Year holidays. Binh Thuan is expected to welcome around 4,522 turns of visitors, exceeding 2.5 percent of the year plan, rising by 11.2 percent since a year ago. Of those, international visitors accounted for 503.8 thousand, a year-on-year increase of 11.2 percent.

  • Local export turnover hits USD 347.5 million in 2016

    Updated at 09:35:08 12/29/2016 (Views: 22)

    BTO – The 2016’s export turnover of goods of Binh Thuan is estimated at USD 347.5 million, gaining 111 percent of the year plan, a year-on year increase of 5.2 percent.

  • Tourist arrivals to Binh Thuan keep growing

    Updated at 09:02:01 12/26/2016 (Views: 40)

    BTO- The number of visitors to Binh Thuan in December 2016 is estimated at over 425,170 turns of visitors, a month-on-month growth of  1.6 percent and a year-on-year increase of 8.8 percent.

  • Cultivating science to instil food safety culture

    Updated at 10:29:19 12/23/2016 (Views: 25)

    Farmers and other actors in agribusiness need to embrace the science behind food practices and instil a new safety conscious culture, speakers told delegates at a recent forum in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Ham Thuan Nam district: Turning tourism into key economic sector

    Updated at 08:00:50 12/23/2016 (Views: 31)

    BTO - Turning tourism into key economic sector, People’s Committee of Ham Thuan Nam district has plan the national action program on tourism, the period 2013 – 2020,  with many specific resolutions to attract domestic and foreign visitors.

  • Binh Thuan enterprises participated in trade fairs, market survey

    Updated at 08:08:59 12/21/2016 (Views: 23)

    BTO - Binh Thuan Trade Promotion Center has assisted enterprises inside and outside the province to take part in 6 trade fairs in Binh Thuan province. Their booths have displayed products and been on sale at the fairs with promotion, after-sales service, customer service...

  • Connection between Vinh Tan 4 thermal Power Plant and national grid

    Updated at 08:58:42 12/20/2016 (Views: 33)

    BTO - The 500kV double circuit transmission line was connected Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant by the southern Vietnam power project management board (SPMB) and related companies.

  • Binh Thuan: 4 reputable exporters 2015

    Updated at 10:57:24 12/16/2016 (Views: 21)

    BTO - Ministry of Industry and Trade has officially announced a list of 310 Vietnamese reputable exporters in 2015, including 4 exporters in Binh Thuan.

  • Unbaked building materials production from fly ash

    Updated at 10:12:01 12/16/2016 (Views: 24)

    BTO - Production of unbaked building materials using slag, fly ash, bottom ash from Vinh Tan thermoelectric power have been approved by chairman of Binh Thuan People’s Committee.

  • Security and order would be ensured in Vinh Tan Thermal Power plant

    Updated at 09:28:16 12/16/2016 (Views: 22)

    BTO- The police of Tuy Phong district and Vinh Tan thermal power corporation has recently signed cooperation contract to ensure order and security in Vinh Tan 2 thermal Power plant.

  • Building the second overpass on street Phan Thiet – Mui Ne

    Updated at 14:33:47 12/13/2016 (Views: 37)

    BTO - According to Binh Thuan Transportation Department, Saigon Investment Co., Ltm is  reporting  cost and technology of building a two-span overpass for pedestrians on Phan Thiet – Mui Ne street.

  • Vietnam hungry for bigger bite of cocoa market

    Updated at 14:33:16 12/12/2016 (Views: 35)

    The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) says Vietnam appears to be the new frontier of cocoa cultivation and is a promising region for production expansion given inadequate global supplies.

  • Nguyen Kim opens its retail subsidiary in Phan Thiet city

    Updated at 09:02:18 12/11/2016 (Views: 44)

    BTO – The Phan Thiet-based Nguyen Kim shopping center officially opened at 68 Ton Duc Thang street, Phan Thiet city on December 12th. Covering the total area of 1,500 square meters, the newly-opened mart has displayed for sale a wide range of items of the world’s leading brands in terms of household appliances, electronics, refrigeration, etc.

  • Phan Thiet to propose new pedestrian bridge in Ham Tien – Mui Ne tourist area

    Updated at 09:18:13 12/09/2016 (Views: 43)

    BTO – The authorities of Binh Thuan tourism have recently put concerns over the investment of a pedestrian bridge connecting Sentosa villa with the sea (known as the overpass crossing Huynh Thuc Khang – Phan Thiet city).

  • Dragon fruit growers seek more fresh-market outlets

    Updated at 14:53:30 12/08/2016 (Views: 32)

    Vietnam farm organizations are seeking higher, more competitive prices for dragon fruit, saying that shifting production away from the Chinese into higher-value fresh markets is in order.

  • Industrial parks attracting 60 projects

    Updated at 14:01:46 12/08/2016 (Views: 31)

    BTO - In 2016, industrial zones in Binh Thuan province have attracted 7 projects more, including 3 foreign capital projects and 4 domestic projects. Reportedly, investment capital for the project is 5.05 million USD and 66.11 billion VND, with 9.5 hectares of land to be leased. In addition, the area of the other three  projects have been adjusted to increase by 4.62 hectares.

  • Applying advanced irrigation technology

    Updated at 11:15:22 12/06/2016 (Views: 33)

    BTO- The efficient use of water in the on-farm irrigation systems, rasing production value, and sustainable agricultural development, People’s Committee of Binh Thuan province have made a plan to apply advanced water-saving irrigation methods instead of  traditional irrigation.

  • More than  VND 116 billion for road to Phan Thiet airport

    Updated at 15:43:36 12/05/2016 (Views: 39)

    BTO - The road construction project to Phan Thiet airport have been approved by People’s Committee of Binh Thuan province, with a total investment of more than VND 116 billion (the provincial budget). It stretches for 3.63 kilometers, with its width of  13.5 meters on each side. Each pavement is 5 meters in width…

  • Binh Thuan: Over VND 130 billion to stabilize market prices on Tet festival

    Updated at 16:23:22 12/02/2016 (Views: 42)

    BTO- According to the Department of Industry and Trade, several business units in Binh Thuan province started implementing plans to stockpile essential goods to stabilize market prices for the year-end 2016 and Lunar New Year 2017.

  • Nearly 420,000 visitors to Binh Thuan in November 

    Updated at 16:28:11 12/01/2016 (Views: 43)

    BTO – Statistics from Binh Thuan authorities, it is estimated that there were some 418,400 visitors plus to the locality in November 2016, accumulating up to 4.1 million guests to the province in 11 months of 2016, gaining 92.9 percent of the year plan and increasing 8.8 percent since a year ago.

  • Export turnover overfulfiled its year plan ahead of year-end 2016

    Updated at 09:19:17 11/29/2016 (Views: 49)

    BTO –In November, Binh Thuan has realized a total export turnover at USD 36.18 million, a month-on-month increase of nearly 12 percent and a year-on-year rise of 10.67 percent.

  • Binh Thuan’s industrial production fulfiled over 90 percent  of 2016’s plan

    Updated at 15:26:02 11/25/2016 (Views: 69)

    BTO –Data released by Department of Industry and Trade show that, the industrial production value of Binh Thuan province gained an estimate of VND 1,867.8 billion (comparative price level of 2010) in November, down 8.42 percent over the same month of last year.

  • Functional agencies and businesses gathered at conference on dragon fruit consumption 

    Updated at 15:10:29 11/24/2016 (Views: 50)

    BTO –A conference on promoting the consumption of dragon fruit was organized on November 23 by Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee.

  • Leader worked with ADB delegation over WEIDAP project

    Updated at 08:14:45 11/24/2016 (Views: 39)

    BTO- Vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Pham Van Nam and leaders of functional Department of Binh Thuan province on November 22 held a working session with a business delegation from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by Mrs Yumiko Tamura- ADB’s country director in Vietnam.

Ham Thuan Nam to invest Bien Que Huong community tourism project

BTO - Bien Que Huong community tourism project of Vietnam Chemical Corporation have been approved by chairman of Binh Thuan People’s Committee.

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