This scheme underlines the need to fulfill national science and technology tasks, whilst providing support to local firms in research, innovation, technology transfer, and application in an effort to enhance productivity and total-factor productivity based on science, technology, and innovation. … [Read more...] about National annual figure for labour productivity set to rise by over 7.5%
Le Duy Minh, President of the Vietnam Farms and Agricultural Enterprises Association, told a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on January 15 that the agriculture sector has been integrating intensively and extensively into the world but also faces considerable difficulties and challenges, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, trade disputes between major economies, and an increase in technical barriers in many countries. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JANUARY 18
From 2021 to 2030, Việt Nam aims to clear all road traffic accident hotspots and accident-prone sites. All new roads and those under maintenance will meet road safety criteria before opening for traffic. All new national highways and provincial highways and 75 per cent of the total length of existing highways across the country meet at least Level 3 of global road safety standards. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045.
This is the first State-owned enterprise in Binh Dinh province to win the FSC certificate for plantation forest. Chairman of Quy Nhon Forestry Co., Ltd Tran Nguyen Tu said that the FSC forest certification will help raise the economic value of products from forest of the company. In the coming time, the company will invest in developing a processing plant to complete a complete chain of forestry development, including high quality saplings production, afforestation, sustainable forest management and wood processing. Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Tuan Thanh said that the FSC certification is a great encouragement, recognizing efforts of the firm in sustainable and responsible forest management and development. This is also a model that other units and organizations in the locality should follow, towards improving the value of forests and the quality of the environment, he stressed. Implementing the sustainable forest management program under the … [Read more...] about Binh Dinh: nearly 4,200 hectares of forests certificated by FSC
Peru is also a relatively easy market to penetrate, with about 75 percent of Peruvian import and export companies being small and medium-sized. Le Hong Quang, Vietnamese Trade Counselor in Brazil, said Peru is another market that Vietnamese traders should focus on, especially for textile and footwear products. … [Read more...] about Breakthrough potential emerges for Vietnamese goods in Latin America