PM Nguyen Tan Dung attended a conference on reviewing the performance of the agricultural and rural development sector in 2015 and launching the sector’s 2016 and 2016-2020 plans.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 16 welcomed President of the Senate of Cambodia Say Chhum who is paying an official visit to Viet Nam.
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has showed that the rice export volume in October 2015 is estimated to reach 805,000 tons worth $332 million. In the first 10 months of 2015, the total rice export volume is estimated to reach 5.32 million tons with the value of $2.26 billion, dropped at 4,6% and 11,7% in term of volume and value respectively, compared to the same period of 2014. The average export price of rice in the first 9 months of 2015 was $428.69/ton, down 6.3% over the same period of 2014.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 1 left Paris, France, and arrived in the Brussels Military Airport, starting his working visit to Belgium and the EU.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung has stressed that Viet Nam always appreciates the United Nations (UN)’s important role and its effective support and cooperation.
Viet Nam has been elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in the 2016-2018 period.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung has stressed that the general target for the 2016 socio-economic development plan is ensuring macroeconomic stability and striving for a higher economic growth over the previous five years.
The 10th session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) opened in the morning of October 20 in Ha Noi.
Viet Nam attaches importance to consolidating and enhancing the traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Myanmar, including anti-corruption cooperation, said Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh.
The Government has released a resolution on its September meeting, asking ministries, agencies and localities to boost growth, link markets locally and internationally and enhance social involvement in public service supply in order to fulfill socio-economic targets set for 2015.
The 12th session of the 11th Party Central Committee officially opened on October 5 in Ha Noi.
The sixth Viet Nam-US Defense Policy Dialogue took place in Washington D.C. during Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh’s visit to the US from September 29 to October 2.
A series of activities on management of foreigners’ entry and exit, punishment on disclosure of false information, aviation authorities, registration of nationality and rights for aircraft, surveillance of activities in sea border areas, external information, assistance policy for poor households shall come into effect since October.
Viet Nam’s global competitiveness index jumped 12 places, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 released by the World Economic Forum.
State President Truong Tan Sang and French President Francois Hollande have agreed to turn economic ties between Viet Nam and France into a key pillar in bilateral relationship.
State President Truong Tan Sang on September 27 (local time) in New York partook in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2015 Annual Meeting and met with U.S. former President Bill Clinton.
Researchers in Australia and Vietnam will begin exchanging sugar cane varieties after an agreement was signed by agencies in each country.
State President Truong Tan Sang met with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan on the sidelines of the UN Summit in New York, the U.S., on September 26.
Viet Nam is ranked 52th out of 141 countries in this year’s Global Innovation Index (GII), up 19 places from last year, according to a report by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, Cornell University and the Emerging Markets Institute INSEAD.
Viet Nam’s economic growth is expected to touch 6.5% in 2015 and 6.6% in 2016, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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