HCM City (VNA) - The COVID-19 pandemic is still influencing Vietnam’s fisheries exports, with export value down 10 percent in June to just 626 million USD following a sharp decline in May of 16 percent, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). Vietnam earned over 3.5 billion USD from exporting fisheries products in the first half of 2020, down 10 percent against the same period last year. In the January-June period, the sharpest fall was seen in the export of tra fish, at 31 percent, followed by tuna at 20 percent. Only shrimp exports enjoyed a rise, of just 3 percent. According to VASEP, COVID-19 has caused a 35-50 percent slump in global seafood demand, while businesses suffered from material shortages and difficulties in transportation and payments, leading to financial troubles. As of the end of June, the strongest decline had been seen in the EU market, at 35 percent. Exports were down 6 percent in the US, 17 percent in ASEAN, 9 … [Read more...] about Fisheries exports drop in June
About the possibility to establish new partnership between ASEAN and partners within the framework of the meeting, Dung said ASEAN now has three partnership levels, including full dialogue partnership, dialogue partnership in areas and development partnership. The bloc has received proposals from countries at all the above levels. … [Read more...] about Deputy FM talks agenda for 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
This year, however, due to COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a slight change in the event – all men’s and women’s shows will be performed fusion on a digital neutral platform, meaning that the shows will be lived streamed in the website londonfashionweek.co.uk along with live demonstrations that follow strict guidelines on social distancing. VNS … [Read more...] about Vietnamese designer introduces new collection at London Fashion Week
"This is because we believe that the Vietnamese authorities’ effort to reduce deposit interest rates to provide room for banks to lower lending rates accordingly to support economic activity amid the COVID-19 induced economic shock should also disincentivise savings in favour of investment, and accordingly see a rise in the investment rate. Risks to Viet Nam’s external financing position will remain low over the coming decade.” … [Read more...] about Viet Nam’s current account forecast at 3.7% in 2020
After the ban ended, SGP paid VND200 million ($9,000) to recruit this player even though he had never played professionally before. The name “Bang” was a hit phenomenon of the Vietnam’s Arena of Valor at the 2020 Spring Hall of Fame tournament in an unprecedented way. … [Read more...] about Who are the eSports prodigies in Vietnam?