Government asks provinces to ensure sufficient materials for North-South Expressway

Government asks provinces to ensure sufficient materials for North-South Expressway

Amid a shortfall, the government has ordered ensuring sufficient materials for the construction of the Eastern Cluster of the North-South Expressway.
Vietnam gives import duty exemption for medical masks and materials 

Vietnam gives import duty exemption for medical masks and materials 

Vietnam is considering giving an import duty exemption for medical masks, materials for local mask production, and water disinfection to fight the coronavirus.
The legality of timber products in government procurement in Vietnam

The legality of timber products in government procurement in Vietnam

The VPA/FLEGT between the EU and Vietnam took effect on June 1, after which all timber products in Vietnam must be legally produced.
Recycled building materials struggle for development

Recycled building materials struggle for development

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.
Green construction materials gaining ground

Green construction materials gaining ground

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.
‘Time bombs’ in HCMC

‘Time bombs’ in HCMC

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.
German investors find an Asian home

German investors find an Asian home

Increasing direct investment from Germany to Vietnam is flagging that the Asian country is becoming the promised land for many German companies.
ThyssenKrupp increases its footprint

ThyssenKrupp increases its footprint

ThyssenKrupp Group is expanding its foothold in Vietnam by increasing its investment capital despite economic downturn challenges.
Tra fish processing industry struggles to reach export goal

Tra fish processing industry struggles to reach export goal

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).
SCG showcases innovative green building materials at VIETBUILD

SCG showcases innovative green building materials at VIETBUILD

SCG Building Materials, one of five core businesses of SCG – an ASEAN leading conglomerate, is to showcase its latest building materials and premium products at the Vietbuild International Exhibition in Hanoi.
A taxing headache set to ease

A taxing headache set to ease

New rules on export tax exemptions should ease customs headaches for Vietnam’s enterprises.
Sparking petrochemical project momentum

Sparking petrochemical project momentum

Long Son petrochemical complex recently asked the government for incentives to get the project rolling.
Outsourcers in the firing line

Outsourcers in the firing line

Vietnam-based outsourcing enterprises will face stiffer customs controls.
Property pricing  gets overhaul

Property pricing gets overhaul

With the government swooping down on enterprises quoting US dollar prices, real estate developers are resorting to other means to calculate the value of their products.
SCG opens first building materials showroom in Vietnam

SCG opens first building materials showroom in Vietnam

Today, SCG, an ASEAN leading conglomerate, announced the official launch of its first building materials showroom in Hanoi, promising to bring more innovative solutions for customers and business partners looking for premium quality building materials.
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