Co-generation technology could act as solution to help balance power supply

Co-generation technology could act as solution to help balance power supply

While biomass energy from sugarcane and other agricultural by-products has proven to be financially rewarding and environmentally useful, smaller companies remain discouraged to participate.
Vietnam’s seafood exporters suffering with euro fluctuation

Vietnam’s seafood exporters suffering with euro fluctuation

Following exchange fluctuations, Vietnamese seafood exporters are now faced with catastrophic changes in their orders, forcing them to lower export prices or find other solutions to stay competitive in the long run.
Can coffee supply of Vietnam satisfy Chinese demand?

Can coffee supply of Vietnam satisfy Chinese demand?

As the second-largest coffee exporter in the world, Vietnam is more than well equipped to represent a major supplier of China’s current and future demand for coffee.
US ratchets up origin-tracing on cotton materials

US ratchets up origin-tracing on cotton materials

Amidst the changing geo-political landscape, the traceability of cotton materials has become a top concern for textile exporters.
Moving from budding startup to global conqueror

Moving from budding startup to global conqueror

As the economy is back on track again, many entrepreneurs are eager to push through with their startups. Thye Yeow Bok, head of Startup Ecosystem Southeast Asia at Google, talked to VIR’s Nguyen Hai about the right strategies to conquer local and global markets.
Bauxite advances requiring legal lift

Bauxite advances requiring legal lift

Multidisciplinary corporations plan to pour significant funds into bauxite mining in Dak Nong and Lam Dong provinces in the Central Highlands, as soon as the legal framework and infrastructural improvements allow them.
Robust mechanisms required to conquer Russian textile market

Robust mechanisms required to conquer Russian textile market

With many advantages and an existing free trade agreement, Vietnam’s textile and garment exports to the $13-billion Russian market have big room for development, which could be further boosted by establishing joint ventures in the two nations.
Vietnam urged to upgrade to attract big rubber funding

Vietnam urged to upgrade to attract big rubber funding

Vietnam’s rubber industry is exerting every effort to meet global sustainability standards.
Uncertainty lingers on with global oil and gas investment

Uncertainty lingers on with global oil and gas investment

With a global oil price reaching eye-watering levels, much of Vietnam’s oil and gas potential depends on new-found investments in exploration technology, thus helping boost the country’s state budget.