Netherlands wants to set up agricultural partnership with Can Tho


The Netherlands wishes to establish a partnership with Vietnam’s Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in agriculture as the two sides share many similarities in soil and climate conditions, as well as major agricultural products, said Dutch Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Simon van der Burg.

How playing golf can help you build key business acumen


Being a relaxed sport, golf is great for relationship building. It presents wonderful life lessons like tenacity, constant learning, honesty and achievement orientation. All these can be tapped to generate sound business acumen.

10 Year Anniversary in Vietnam of The Representative Office of Global Factories TEM BV


On 31 May, Global Factories celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The Founder Richard van den Brink and his son joined the party at the rooftop of the Rex hotel together with the Team in Vietnam.

World Bank raises 2018 growth forecast for Vietnam


Revised estimate could see growth match that of last year, the highest in a decade. Vietnam’s economy might expand by 6.8 percent this year, the World Bank (WB) says in a new report, revising upwards its previous forecast of 6.5 percent in April. It estimates GDP at 6.6 percent in 2019 and 6.5 percent in 2020.

Lam Dong, Netherlands Cooperate to Develop New Vegetable Varieties


Dutch plant breeding company Rijk Zwaan and Lam Dong provincial agriculture sector reached an agreement on June 8 to promote the research and development of new vegetable varieties in Da Lat city.

Commodity exchange offers opportunities for Vietnamese farm produce


The government has issued a new decree to create favorable conditions for Vietnam’s commodity exchange, especially for transactions with foreign partners, in order to increase the competitiveness of Vietnam’s farm produce.