HÀ Ná»˜I — Viá»‡t Nam and Timor Leste will intensify their cooperation across politics, economy, investment, trade, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, energy, and communications. This was reached during the talks in Hà Ná»™i yesterday between Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pháº¡m Bình Minh and Timor Leste’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Hermani Coelho da Silva, who is on an official visit to Viá»‡t Nam from April 6-8.
A delegation of agricultural traders from the US has said it is excited about the potential to boost agriculture exports to Vietnam during a recent trip here. While in Hanoi earlier this week, members of the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA) met with Vietnam’s agriculture and trade ministers to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and promote trade and cooperation between 13 western states of the US and Vietnam.
CDFA Secretary Karen Ross visited Vietnam last week as part of a delegation of the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA), a non-profit formed in 1980 by the 13 western state departments of agriculture as well as the territorial departments in Guam and Samoa. For more than three decades, WUSATA has offered programs and services to assist exporters of high-value food and agricultural products.
Thailand based consumer goods and direct sales firm Giffarine Skyline Unity is reportedly planning to enter Vietnam market via a 20:80 joint venture (JV). Meanwhile, Dongwha Enterprise, a South Korean wood processor and manufacturer, has invested nearly $70 million in its JV with the state-owned Vietnam Rubber Group. In the tech space, US firm Dell has entered an agreement to give ten $6,000 scholarships to startups under the Topica Founder Institute programme. Giffarine Skyline Unity to form 10 million baht JV in Vietnam Bangkok-headquartered consumer goods company Giffarine Skyline Unity is looking at a foray into the Vietnam market through a 10 million baht ($283,000) joint venture in registered capital by the end of 2016, the Bangkok Post reported. The firm plans to hold 20 per cent of the JV, while the remaining 80 per cent will be owned by its partners, which are a group of Thai businessmen.
A delegation from Dong Nai Province in Vietnam is touring Western New York, looking for information on agriculture in the Empire State, opportunities for Vietnamese students in East Coast schools and promoting investment and tourism in the Southeast Asian country. Dong Nai is the food provider for Ho Chi Minh City, known to an American generation as Saigon. Speaking through interpreter Son Le, Provincial Vice Chairman Tran Van Vinh says he's interested in American higher education.
Vietnam and Australia will promote sci-technology cooperation, focusing mainly on healthcare, agriculture and the environment. Representatives from the two sides reached the consensus during the First Vietnam-Australia Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) on Cooperation in Science and Technology in Canberra, Australia on March 17. Accordingly, the two countries will boost links in applying biomedical technology in healthcare, disease diagnosis and treatment, while advancing the use of bio-technologies in agricultural production, farm produce processing, breeding, aquaculture, post-harvest preservation, and disease prevention in these sectors.
HCM CITY — The Prime Minister has approved a project for three new farm co-operative models for rice, aquatic products and fruit in the Cá»u Long (Mekong) Delta by 2020. The project aims to promote connections between co-operatives and farmers, as well as improve the conditions of local people. It will be carried out in three phases in the delta’s 13 provinces and cities.
CJ Cooperation will remain running in the upcoming auction to become a strategic investor of Vietnam’s leading meat processor Vissan despite doubt over the South Korean firm’s ability to satisfy all selection criteria. The auction to choose strategic investors for the Vietnam Meat Industries Limited Company (Vissan) will be held on March 24, 2016, where the Vietnamese meat firm will sell a 14 per cent stake (11.3 million shares) to a maximum of three investors.
HA NOI (VNS) — The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) inaugurated the Viet Nam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA) Support Centre in Ha Noi yesterday.
The centre aims at disseminating areas related to the FTA as well as supporting businesses of the two countries to make use of the FTA, which came into effect on December 20, 2015, to boost commercial transaction and investment. The VKFTA covers many areas including certificate of origin, trade protection, hygiene and food safety, and plant quarantine, apart from technical barriers to trade and service, investment, intellectual property, competition and other legal issues.
Vietnam Farm and Food Expo 2016 is the place for gathering, displaying agricultural products and foods as well, creating multi-dimensional business opportunities on various aspects:
Offer opportunities of sampling the best services and products in agricultural and food industry to enterprises and farmers. Additionally, enterprises and farmers can advance their scientific and technical knowlege in agricultural field via specialized seminars which are organized at the fair.
Bringing opportunities for enterprises and farmers to approach and apply science and technology in productiona business in order to improve the quality, productivity and service as well as time and cost saving method for enterprises.
Bringing together within the same business sector, connecting domestic and international enterprises, promoting opportunities for learning and mutual cooperation cost production and promoting commerce for domestic enterprise expansion overseas.
Vietnam’s homegrown diversified conglomerate Masan Group will be competing with South Korea’s CJ Cheiljedang Corp (CJ) in a bid to acquire strategic 14 per cent stake in food processor Vissan – the latest of the state-owned companies to have had an IPO as part of the ongoing privatisation spiral. Vissan general director Van Duc Muoi, in an interview with local press, revealed that Vietnam French Cattle Feed JSC (Proconco) and Agro Nutrition Company (Anco), two subsidiaries that Masan had acquired last year, have each submitted bids for the entire equity interest (14 per cent) that the Vissan is offering at the auction .
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