Italian and Vietnamese companies exchange information at the B2B meeting during the event “Machinery Made in Italy” in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Italian firms hope to partner with Vietnam in agricultural production

The Italian Government hopes to promote commercial activities in Vietnam, especially in the field of manufacturing and processing agricultural products, turning Vietnam into a strategic entrance for trading and investment of Italy in Southeast Asia, said Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Antonio Alessandro.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends conference on Mekong Delta development (Source: VNA)

Gov’t defines eight key tasks for Mekong Delta sustainable development

The Government has defined eight key tasks to help the Mekong Delta achieve sustainable development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed in a document responding to queries from National Assembly Tran Thi Hoa Ry regarding development in the country’s largest granary. 
Muskmelon production in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

City agricultural production area down, value up every year

Agricultural production area in HCMC reduces every year but value continues increasing reaching VND450 million (US$19,815) a hectare in 2017, a year on year increase of 9.8 percent, reported the city Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong

Minister slams slow pace of agriculture investment

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong said yesterday efforts to attract investment in agriculture were not yielding sufficient fruit, urging authorities to focus on unbuckling bottlenecks to ease investment.