Mixed picture for cement as more promotion urged

Mixed picture for cement as more promotion urged

While cement has been one of the few industries to maintain production and consumption over the last two years, increasing materials and logistics costs have dragged down business profits.
Playing field reset for power ventures after FiT deadline

Playing field reset for power ventures after FiT deadline

Wind projects totalling nearly 4GW have achieved commercial operations in time for the feed-in tariff deadline, but concerns remain over other wind farms getting their developments off the ground altogether.
Material suppliers sense profits in public investment endeavours

Material suppliers sense profits in public investment endeavours

Construction companies are looking into new efficient methods to overcome this years’ woes, with disbursement acceleration of public investment a top focus.
Long haul barriers predicted for exports

Long haul barriers predicted for exports

The global demand has seen signs of recovery in recent weeks, helping Vietnam’s export activities record growth of 28.4 per cent on-year – however a lack of raw materials, increasing logistics, and pandemic-related risks in factories remain a concern for such export activities for the foreseeable future.
Trina Solar joins energy alliance 

Trina Solar joins energy alliance 

Nearly 40 photovoltaic companies including Trina Solar have banded together to give the industry a fillip.
Auto sector braces for prolonged production upheaval

Auto sector braces for prolonged production upheaval

The COVID-19 outbreak is disrupting supply chains of Vietnam’s automotive sector, pushing production and assembly makers into the wall.
Glut in steel forcing industry leaders to halt programmes

Glut in steel forcing industry leaders to halt programmes

The largest steelmaker in Vietnam is considering a hold on its third blast furnace facility due to concerns with China’s steel presence in the country.
ADB solar plant loan provides investment impetus

ADB solar plant loan provides investment impetus

A new loan funded by the Asian Development Bank is expected to fuel Southeast Asia’s largest floating solar power plant in Vietnam, paving the way for the country to promote public-private partnerships this kind.
Renewables luring Thailand’s investors

Renewables luring Thailand’s investors

In addition to their investments in processing and manufacturing, industrial zone infrastructure, and retail, Thai companies are furthering funding into developing Vietnam’s energy sector as they consider the nation an important investment destination.
ABB and Danang take on smart city network initiative

ABB and Danang take on smart city network initiative

Pioneering technology leader ABB has agreed to invest more into transforming the central city of Danang into a smart city within a year, with a view to helping the city become the first in Vietnam to join the ASEAN Smart Cities Network by 2030.