Hanoi strengthen the management of non-state medical and pharmaceutical business

On May 2nd, 2013, the Hanoi People’s Committee issued the Directive No 10/CT-UBND on enhancing the management of non-state medical and pharmaceutical business.

Thai Binh coordinate foreign labor management

On May 10, 2013, Thai Binh Peoples’ Committee issued Decision 07/2013/QĐ-UBND on “Regulations for coordinated management of foreign labor working in Thai Binh”. The regulations are applied to state agencies involved in managing foreigners working in enterprises, organizations in Thai Binh and enterprises, organizations, individuals in the province that employ foreigners.

Additional EUR 500,000 Support to Small and Medium Enterprise Clusters

The PM agreed to add EUR 500,000 of non-refundable aid of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to Project on “Development of SME Clusters” to adjust activity contents and extend the project until December 31, 2013, at the request of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Ministry of Industry and Trade Protests Against Unfavorable Decisions for Vietnamese Catfish

Presently, the US is the second largest market of Vietnamese catfish. In 2012, among USD 1.8 billion of the total catfish export value (equivalent to that in 2011), USD 358 million was earned from this market, accounted for about 20%.

Industrial production will be better

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, such good momentum of industrial production is due to the effects of the Government’s supportive policies that were issued previously.

Direct Export to Africa and the Middle East

According to data from Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT), export – import Turnover between Vietnam and Africa in 2010 was nearly USD 2.6 billion and that of 2011 rose to USD 3.5 billion. In the first 8 months of 2012, Vietnam’s export turnover to Africa was USD 1.8 billion.

Two More Key Industrial Products of Ha Noi in 2012

On October 15, 2012, Ha Noi People’s Committee issued Decision No. 4552/QD-UBND to recognize key industrial products of Ha Noi in 2012.