Power shortage worries increase hunger for coal

Power shortage worries increase hunger for coal

Vietnam is maximising its coal mining output amid widespread power outages in the north.
Facilitating recovery of Vietnam’s yarn sector in midst of US policy enforcement

Facilitating recovery of Vietnam’s yarn sector in midst of US policy enforcement

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association has held a meeting with the US partners to discuss the enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. Association chairman Vu Duc Giang shared with VIR’s Ky Anh the impact of the act on Vietnam’s garment exports to the United States.
Small textile groups left behind as big brands take on recycling

Small textile groups left behind as big brands take on recycling

Some of Vietnam’s biggest textile groups are picking up on the worldwide trend of utilising recycled materials, with several largest global brands increasingly switching to greener methods.
Vietnam striving to bring high-quality rice to the world

Vietnam striving to bring high-quality rice to the world

With the embrace of now-globally recognised ST25 rice, Vietnam’s foray into foreign markets has received the necessary boost – but a lack of cooperation between exporters and farmers could limit domestic suppliers’ competitiveness.
Shortages blight timber businesses

Shortages blight timber businesses

While Chinese enterprises have been buying wood and timber from Vietnam, local businesses are beginning to struggle from a shortage of production materials, leading some to argue for stricter control measures and higher export tax rates
Vinawind continuing to blow rivals away

Vinawind continuing to blow rivals away

After overcoming many rigorous evaluation rounds, the Vinawind brand of Thong Nhat Electromechanical JSC has become the only enterprise in the electric fan industry to be honoured as a national brand in this year’s Vietnam Value Programme.