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New Pact to Yield Export Benefits

(Updated: 2014-03-28) A free-trade agreement (FTA) between Viet Nam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan is expected to be completed this year. This will create many tariff advantages for Viet Nam’s exports, especially textiles, a report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Viet Nam Economic Times said. Russia is one of […]

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Agricultural Investment to Continue

(Updated: 2014-03-27) China will continue to invest heavily in the agriculture sector to ensure food security, with 70 billion RMB (11.27 billion USD) being allocated to water resource infrastructure, a spokesman for the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC) said 26th Mar. The total volume and proportion of investment for agriculture in 2014 will be greater […]

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Microsoft Helps Vietnam Raise Cyber Security

(Updated: 2014-03-09) The Ministry of Information and Communications on March 6 signed with the Microsoft Corporation a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will help raise Vietnam’s Internet security. As stated in the document, the US-based group will help modernise IT facilities of Vietnamese small and medium-sized-enterprises and provide its Cybercrime Centre’s monthly reports for the ministry. […]

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GM Food Safety Tests, Logos Are Planned

(Updated: 2014-03-05) China is working on an evaluation system for genetically modified (GM) food in order to assess its impact on the environment and human health, a senior official said. Niu Dun, vice-minister of agriculture and a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee, said that because of public doubts being aired […]

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