November 25, 2022 | 09:00
Linking and creating material areas is meant to stabilise the timber supply chain, but it remains difficult to handle shortcomings related to forestry institutions. Dr. To Xuan Phuc, managing director of Forest Trends, talked with VIR’s Hai Van about the sector’s options to develop sustainably.
November 17, 2022 | 15:00
The demand for FSC-certified wood is increasing, particularly from markets like the United States and Europe, forcing local wood processors to source more certified wood. However, this comes with a hefty price tag that increases the pressure on forest growers.
November 11, 2022 | 16:12
The government’s plan to reduce fossil fuel use and increase clean energy sources is facing major obstacles, such as dependence on coal, and without new investment the supply will decrease faster than demand, possibly leading to energy shortages.
November 03, 2022 | 11:00
The National Assembly Economic Committee last week asked the government to come up with timely responses to the petroleum supply issue, as fluctuations in the domestic market during the last month showed that problems in reserves and supply have not been completely resolved.
October 27, 2022 | 11:04
With the price of wood pellets increasing sharply, and standards requirements increasing, Vietnamese farmers may not be able to come to the aid of a cold Europe this winter as much as was hoped.
October 21, 2022 | 10:00
The Vietnamese government has rolled out a plan to develop several new airports, with billions of dollars expected to be poured into local facilities, contributing to the shaping of new economic zones across the country.
October 20, 2022 | 16:09
Investors are ramping up the development of hydrogen to meet the rising energy demand in Vietnam.
October 13, 2022 | 08:00
Adverse fluctuations in the exchange rate and high USD interest rates could be detrimental to Vietnam’s exports next year, urging businesses to proactively respond to exchange rate issues in addition to the State Bank of Vietnam’s intervention.
October 07, 2022 | 09:00
The high share of foreign direct investment in Vietnam’s export turnover, as well as the minor participation of local suppliers, is a warning sign for many macroeconomic experts who advise reducing the dependence on foreign markets and strengthening domestic enterprises in favour of a more sustainable development strategy.
September 30, 2022 | 08:00
Although Vietnam is hoping for stunning growth in seafood exports, particularly in the likes of basa fish and shrimp, the nation’s share in the EU market and utilisation of its trade deal with the bloc remain under some pressures.