Thuan export tops $5.1 million, up 19%
NINH THUAN — The central
province of Ninh Thuan has obtained US$5.1 million from exports this year,
marking an increase of 19 per cent over last year’s figures.
It generated $200,000
revenue from seafood export, a three-fold increase over the corresponding period
Nam wins rice bidding contract in the Philippines
HA NOI — The Viet Nam
Food Association (Vietfood) reported on Monday that Vietnamese exporters have
won a contract to export 350,000 tonnes of rice to the Philippines during a
bidding war held earlier this month.
Under the contract, nine
Vietnamese exporters will sell 250,000 tonnes including 25 per cent of rice
broken during processing and 100,000 tonnes with 15 per cent broken rice.
Vietfood said with this
contract, Viet Nam has so far made arrangements to export 1.7 million tonnes of
rice for this year, of which 550,000 tonnes have been shipped in the first two
Nam to attend wood products fair in China
HA NOI — Vietnamese
firms will have the chance to display furniture and other wood products at a
four-day international fair in China this month.
The Viet Nam Chamber of
Commerce and Industry, TSC Ltd Company are organising a business trip for local
firms to attend the Woodworking/Woodmac China 2005 starting on March 22.
The fair, held at the
Shanghai New International Expo Centre, is expected to attract firms from 27
countries and territories including Finland, Denmark, US, Australia, India and
Linh Company to invest in Buon Me Thuot
HA NOI — The authorities
of Central Highlands Dac Lac province has given approval to the Mai Linh Company
to invest VND6 trillion (US$380.5 million) in a number of projects in Buon Me
The company plans to build
an 18-storey, 500 room hotel in the city, a 72ha entertainment complex in the
suburbs, and an eco-tourism resort near Ea Kao Lake.
In a bid to serve the
customers of the projects, the company put 30 taxis into operation yesterday
under a project to improve transport service in the city. It plans to start bus
tours from the city to Da Lat , Nha Trang, Pleiku and HCM cities in the near
adds four telecom companies to equitise
HA NOI — The Government
has added four telecom companies to the list of equitised enterprises this year.
They include Viet Nam
Mobile Society (VMS) which will have 50 per cent of its charter capital held by
the State, and the Ha Noi Post’s Information Centre with less than 50 per cent
of its charter capital held by the State.
The other two companies
are in the process of setting up equitisation plans to get approval from the
Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications Corporation, the Ha Noi Telecommunications
Service Company and HCM City Telecommunication Service Company. — VNS