foreign ocean carriers call shots on freight costs

Foreign ocean carriers call shots on freight costs

The domination of foreign ocean carriers and intermediate parties has been causing chaos in seaborne-freight costs, driving exporters and manufacturers into deadlock.
long thanh airport at risk of delays due to slow land clearance

Long Thanh Airport at risk of delays due to slow land clearance

Long Thanh International Airport is facing a very real risk of falling behind its construction schedule as land clearance and relocation is only half completed against the deadline at the end of June.
waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Forest zoning for generation and trade of carbon credits is considered an important solution to create abundant carbon storage in Vietnam as well as establish favourable conditions for enterprises to negotiate selling prices. Nguyen Hong Loan, head of the Consultant Division of Energy and Environment Consultancy JSC, told VIR’s Kim Oanh about difficulties in promoting forest carbon credits and the proposal for forest zoning.
utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Deploying a pilot carbon trade exchange will create a foundation for establishing an official trade exchange, which is expected to start towards the end of the decade. Vu Trung Kien, director of Tan Nguyen JSC – the builder of the SETS - Smart Emission Trading System – talked with VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of this sector.
modern strategies vital for agricultural funding surge

Modern strategies vital for agricultural funding surge

As the country tries to drum up interest in high-tech agriculture, overseas investors preferring to invest in the sector via mergers and acquisitions are hoping to receive adequate support from state authorities, instead of purely waiting for changes in regulations.
sustained success for fe credit down to unique vision

Sustained success for FE Credit down to unique vision

After strong efforts to change the game of consumer finance, FE CREDIT has told of its decade-long journey to establish a solid foundation and become the leading company in unsecured consumer loans and credit cards, with more than 50 per cent of the market share.
consumer finance new vitality after 10 year journey

Consumer finance: New vitality after 10-year journey

Experts gathered yesterday (March 25) at VIR's headquarters for the consumer finance seminar themed “Consumer finance: New vitality after a 10-year journey”.
vnforest sets ambitious revenue target for forest environment services

VNFOREST sets ambitious revenue target for forest environment services

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) set the target to acquire VND2.8 trillion ($121.74 million) from forest environment services this year
pooling all efforts for the carbon market

Pooling all efforts for the carbon market

The prime minister has assigned relevant ministries and agencies to compile a draft regulation introducing the forest environment and CO2 indexes in accordance with the regulation that localities developing industrial projects and emitting CO2 will be charged based on their forest environment index. Prof. Pham Van Dien, deputy director general of the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST), told VIR’s Kim Oanh about the principles these indexes need to incorporate and how they will help build out the carbon market in Vietnam.
dong nai looks for investor for 300 hectare industrial park

Dong Nai looks for investor for 300-hectare industrial park

Dong Nai province is looking for an investor to develop Cam My Industrial Park with the total investment capital of VND2.71 trillion ($117.83 million).
share value of navetco doubles thanks to asf vaccine success

Share value of Navetco doubles thanks to ASF vaccine success

The shares of Navetco National Veterinary JSC (Navetco) soared after news of its success in creating a vaccine for African swine fever (ASF) and plans to begin mass production in the second quarter came to light.
hospitality targets domestic tourists in new normal

Hospitality targets domestic tourists in new normal

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnamese people are still willing to spend $5,000-7,000 on booking rooms at some of the most expensive hotels and resorts, including Six Senses and Amanoi, showing the potential of domestic tourism.
vir webchat phu yen an attractive investment destination

VIR webchat: Phu Yen, an attractive investment destination

A large number of investors were present at the assembly-room of the Phu Yen People’s Committee for the webchat with Vietnam Investment Review (VIR) reporters and readers about investment opportunities in the province.
vbf 2020 business community highlights key pain points for sustained growth

VBF 2020: business community highlights key pain points for sustained growth

AT VBF 2020, the business community has called on the government to swiftly address bottlenecks that are hindering businesses from capitalising on integration opportunities from Vietnam's free trade agreements, particularly the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, to recover from COVID-19 and continue to grow.
phu yen vows to implement integrated resiliency development project on schedule

Phu Yen vows to implement integrated resiliency development project on schedule

At a working session with the delegation of the World Bank, Ho Thi Nguyen Thao, Deputy Chairwoman of Phu Yen People’s Committee committed that the province will implement the integrated resiliency development project on time with committed quality.