HCM City is facing three major medical problems, its top healthcare official has said: having to ward off COVID and dengue fever simultaneously, shortage of medicines and equipment and shortage of public medical staff.
Việt Nam saw a record 30-fold growth in lobster exports to reach a total of US$130 million in the first half of the year, according to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnamese tech firms should expand cooperation in research and development (R&D) and technology transfer to be able to make electronics, information technology and telecommunications (ITC) products branded “Made in Vietnam”, experts said at a conference on Tuesday in HCM City.
The possibility that the country's economic growth could fail to meet the target cannot be ruled out and it will be harder for the Government to take measures to both stabilise the economy and boost growth. The challenges require the Government to implement fiscal and monetary policies in a wiser manner.
The Vietnamese economy expanded at 7.72 per cent in the second quarter of this year, higher than the growth rates in the same quarters during the 2011-2021 period, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported at a press conference on Wednesday.
Supply of goods and services for the domestic market during the first half of the year has been ample with a slight uptick observed for a number of commodities, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) during a conference in Hà Nội yesterday.
There has been increasing pressure on refineries to increase production as petrol prices continued to spike in recent months, according to Bùi Ngọc Dương director-general of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR)
The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) sold about US$7 billion in the first five months of this year to balance the supply and demand sources of the greenback in the domestic forex market, according to the Viet Dragon Securities Corporation (VDSC).
Việt Nam has emerged as a major Southeast Asian supplier of farm produce and aquaculture products to the UK following the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) they signed, speakers said at a conference on Thursday.
There was large potential to increase export of medicinal herbs to Japan while several Japanese pharmaceutical companies were eyeing to buy herbs from Việt Nam, according to the Việt Nam Trade Office in Japan.
The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade will host a consultation workshop in the southern province of Tây Ninh on June 21 for exporters interested in the markets of Laos and Thailand.
Việt Nam had large room to promote the dairy industry with the application of technology in farming and processing to establish value chain, given the rising demand for dairy products in the domestic and global markets, according to the Việt Nam Ruminant Husbandry Association.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has put forward a proposal to increase the country's fuel reserve by as much as four times, said Lê Việt Nga deputy head of the ministry's domestic market department during a conference on Thursday in Hà Nội.