The city’s total retail sales of goods and services in the period were only VND718.1 trillion ($30.8 billion), down 3.8 per cent year-on-year. Sectors that saw strong declines were accommodation and dining services (down 45.1 per cent) and tourism (74.9 per cent). … [Read more...] about HCM City industrial production falls sharply
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Vietnam to adopt pesticide-free agricultural model: experts Vietnam needs to shift from the use of conventional pesticides to biopesticides to “better manage weed growth, maintain a high agricultural yield, avoid resistant species, protect soil biodiversity and erosion, and reduce green-house emissions,” … [Read more...] about Has Vietnam’s sustainable agriculture developed well?
When spare parts manufacturer PetroVietNam Machinery-Technology JSC (PVM) was a State-owned enterprise 25 years ago, it held 30 per cent each in joint ventures with Japanese partners Nippon Seiki, Showa and FCC, all specialising in manufacturing auto and motorcycle parts. … [Read more...] about Many companies largely rely on joint ventures
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, China has consumed more than 60,000 tons of lychees grown in Bac Giang Province. The Ministry will work with the Hung Yen Department of Industry and Trade and the Department of Trade Promotion under the Ministry of Industry and Trade to boost exports. … [Read more...] about Batch of Vietnamese longan to be shipped to Australia
Loc Troi Group Jsc based in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang saw post-tax profits plummet by 55 percent year-on-year to VND116 billion ($5 million), and revenues by half to VND2.2 trillion ($94.73 million). … [Read more...] about Pesticide producers’ profits plummet as Covid-19 hits farming