November 09, 2023 | 09:34
Masan High-Tech Materials has the ambition of making Vietnam the hub of tungsten innovation and sustainability in Asia.
December 06, 2022 | 08:00
German multinational chemical company BASF is targeting a sustainable future. Dr. Carola Richter, president in Asia-Pacific (excluding China) for BASF, shared with VIR’s Bich Ngoc methods for this goal.
October 06, 2022 | 10:32
While co-processing of waste and raw materials is an inevitable trend, players in Vietnam’s cement industry face difficulties because of legal barriers, urging authorised agencies to take action soon.
January 13, 2022 | 17:00
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.
January 05, 2022 | 12:05
The unexpected price hikes of important building materials pose roadblocks to constructors. Moreover, the construction price index climbed by 3.65 per cent in the first nine months of 2021 on-year.
November 19, 2021 | 13:00
The reopening of the Chi Ma-Ai Diem border gate in Lang Son last month to import medicinal herbs and raw materials from China is putting pressure on the implementation of domestic production of similar products.
July 13, 2021 | 10:49
Amid a shortfall, the government has ordered ensuring sufficient materials for the construction of the Eastern Cluster of the North-South Expressway.
February 06, 2020 | 11:36
Vietnam is considering giving an import duty exemption for medical masks, materials for local mask production, and water disinfection to fight the coronavirus.
June 25, 2019 | 09:07
The VPA/FLEGT between the EU and Vietnam took effect on June 1, after which all timber products in Vietnam must be legally produced.
March 20, 2018 | 21:00
Traditional natural building materials are being gradually depleted and have shown great limitations, while the development of new and artificial types of building materials has encountered difficulties.
March 15, 2018 | 21:00
Recognising that green materials will be an inevitable market trend, a lot of businesses have decided to “step in,” first by renovating production facilities, equipment, and technology, as well as developing a team of specialised staff to produce green products that can meet certain environmental standards.
April 15, 2013 | 10:18
Many people in Ho Chi Minh City have not complied with fire and explosion prevention and control regulations, while chemicals to make explosives can be bought easily in markets, a Tuoi Tre investigation has found.
October 02, 2012 | 10:32
Increasing direct investment from Germany to Vietnam is flagging that the Asian country is becoming the promised land for many German companies.
September 17, 2012 | 10:00
ThyssenKrupp Group is expanding its foothold in Vietnam by increasing its investment capital despite economic downturn challenges.
May 12, 2012 | 11:28
Lack of capital and raw materials are challenges that domestic exporters of tra fish face in hitting the target of $2 billion in export value for this year, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).