July 29, 2021 | 13:52
Many local exporters, who want to switch their export methods to shun risks caused in the international freight market, aim to take control over shipping lines and freight insurance previously under the responsibility of overseas buyers – but the route ahead is not without hurdles.
July 16, 2021 | 08:07
As the current outbreak of the pandemic remains complicated, textile and garment makers fear lasting impacts on their operations, with many of them hoping for either direct support from the government or the permission to take the initiative themselves.
July 09, 2021 | 09:00
While the pressure on the environment and issues like climate change are increasing, it remains difficult for Vietnamese companies and the government to turn away from fossil fuels completely.
July 07, 2021 | 12:53
To foster a competitive market mechanism while remaining in control of the petroleum market, Vietnam could impose a foreign ownership cap of 35 per cent in the sector.
July 02, 2021 | 08:00
The imbalance between imports and domestic fertiliser production is exacerbating agricultural production difficulties, while unsuitable policies against some imported fertilisers are further pressuring the underdogs.
June 23, 2021 | 09:00
The government this month requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade to review and re-submit the Power Development Plan VIII as the scheme is geared towards speeding up establishment of a competitive electricity market.
June 10, 2021 | 17:53
The investment legal framework for Vietnam’s renewable energy market could change if Samsung gets government approval to buy renewable energy directly from power generators.
June 04, 2021 | 21:48
Public investment can be a growth engine for the Vietnamese economy, in a new context and with a different development perspective.
May 28, 2021 | 10:00
Vietnam has had outstanding economic development in recent decades, even through the pandemic so far. However, public debt remains a concern among government officials who soon must cope with the maturity of the previous five years of debts, which may affect the state budget for the 2021-2025 period.
May 21, 2021 | 10:00
The Vietnamese government tries to speed up public investments while increasing the private sector’s involvement, focusing on infrastructure projects that are meant to stimulate growth, improve connectivity, and spur on socioeconomic growth.