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The Vietnamese economy targets higher growth this year. Wanwisa Vorranikulkij, senior economist at the ASEAN +3 Macroeconomic Research Office based in Singapore, told VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the country can weather various challenges to realise this ambitious goal.
German project developer PNE AG plans to build up to three offshore wind farms off the coast of the south-central province of Binh Dinh with a capacity of up to 2GW and investment capital of $4.6 billion.
Vietnam and the EU are intensifying their cooperation in trade and investment. Julien Guerrier, Ambassador and head of the European Delegation to Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the relations will develop in 2024 and beyond, with a major leverage of a bilateral trade deal.
The Vietnamese economy weathered difficulties to reach a growth rate of over 5 per cent in 2023, and will have to make greater efforts to hit a set target of 6-6.5 per cent in 2024. Paulo Medas, mission chief for Vietnam of the International Monetary Fund, spoke with VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the economy performed last year and will do for this year to hit desired growth.
Vietnam’s economy grew at a lower-than-expected rate in 2023. Shantanu Chakraborty, Vietnam country director for the Asian Development Bank, talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about how the economy has performed and key impetuses for the next 12 months.
The SIVACON S4 switchboard was launched into the Vietnamese market on December 5, 2023 at “Sustainable Development and Net Zero Carbon 2050 – Vision and Challenges” seminar.
Vietnam is in the process of formulating policies to develop green finance markets. Nguyen Ba Hung, principal country economist from the Asian Development Bank in Vietnam, spoke to Thanh Tung about the opportunities and challenges of green finance development in the country, and policy recommendations.
With the requirement that socioeconomic development must go hand-in-hand with environmental protection and sustainable development, Vietnam is actively participating in international commitments on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and minimising the impact of climate change.
The US-backed Cargill proudly announced the expansion of its flagship Cargill Cares programme on November 29 with the establishment of three new schools in Vietnam’s northern mountainous areas.
FrieslandCampina Vietnam, whose parent group owns brand names such as Dutch Lady, Friso, Yomost, and Fristi, was honoured in the “Best Companies to Work for in Asia” award by HR Asia magazine in August.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with Thua Thien-Hue People’s Committee, successfully hosted an international workshop on November 21 on leveraging the plural values of mangroves to meet climate change mitigation and adaptation goals.
FrieslandCampina Vietnam (FCV) signed a strategic cooperation agreement on November 14 with Dong Tien Binh Duong Paper Co., Ltd. and Truong Thinh Construction Mechanical Co., Ltd., with the goal of improving the capacity of packaging collection and recycling.
Becoming more sustainable is no longer a nice-to-have: it’s a business imperative. Dr. Pham Thai Lai, president and CEO of Siemens ASEAN and Vietnam, spoke to VIR's Thanh Tung about how Siemens is leading the way towards carbon neutrality and how the company has been assisting its customers to meet individual decarbonisation goals.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) coordinated with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to organise a handover of climate-resilient ponds to residents.
Siemens held an Appreciation Dinner on August 16 in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the 30th anniversary since its establishment in Vietnam and to express its sincere gratitude to its Vietnamese partners for their unwavering support and trust in the company over the past three decades