September 17, 2021 | 08:00
Over one year after the trade agreement between the European Union and Vietnam came into force, the deal’s positive impacts are clearly visible. However, faced with today’s hurdles, both sides are required to work out further solutions on how to profit the most from the historic agreement.
September 09, 2021 | 15:00
Although the Vietnamese rice industry has set itself an ambitious export target for 2021, domestic rice farmers and suppliers remain cautious amid the ongoing health crisis and complications in international trade.
September 02, 2021 | 11:35
Vietnam has made great strides in its energy development and aims to save up to 10 per cent of its current energy usage by 2030. However, the implementation of the national plan requires stringent measures and support from international partners.
August 27, 2021 | 14:00
While Vietnam is traditionally a strong producer and exporter of rice and other produce, animal feed producers largely depend on overseas imports of raw materials, leaving them vulnerable to price fluctuations and global incidents like climate change and the ongoing pandemic.
August 27, 2021 | 11:00
Despite falling in the previous two months, steel prices remain high and are poised to peak towards the end of the year – but the Ministry of Finance’s suggested tax adjustments are being met with some resistance.
August 25, 2021 | 11:00
International institutions are making plans to buy off some of Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants to shut them down as quickly as possible – but while this could reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, national energy security needs to be kept in balance.
August 20, 2021 | 08:59
Fruit and rice are among the most important crops and export goods of Vietnam, but this year’s harvest could be rendered meagre amid a severe shortage of labour that is based on the rapid urbanisation and labour migration and now exacerbated by the pandemic.
August 12, 2021 | 11:00
The ongoing coronavirus outbreaks are now threatening to bring the timber industry to its knees, with businesses and associations hoping for preferential vaccine treatment and financial support for test kits and other pandemic-related expenses.
July 30, 2021 | 14:00
As with most economies in the region, Vietnam has been facing unprecedented struggles this year. However, with regional recovery, the nation may still see a growth rate close to its expectations.
July 29, 2021 | 10:42
As Vietnam’s economy is further strengthened by creative and innovative manufacturers who are aiming to increase their brand value at home and abroad, the Vietnam Value Programme is deemed to further leverage national brand position among the highest rated brands in the world.