Tag: "coal"

Coal imports surpass US$1 billion in nine months

Coal imports surpass US$1 billion in nine months

VOV.VN - Vietnam imported more than 1 million tons of coal in September, bringing the total import volume in the first nine months of this year to 10.4 million tons with a value of US$1.03 billion, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Banpu seeking new ideas after coal fails to fire

Banpu seeking new ideas after coal fails to fire

Banpu Public Co., Ltd., a Thailand-based firm engaged in power production and coal mining, intends to look for more opportunities in developing renewable power in Thua Thien-Hue, after its proposed coal-fired thermal power project was deemed incompatible with the national development plan.

Coal exports to Laos see sharp increase

Coal exports to Laos see sharp increase

VOV.VN - In the first seven months of this year, coal exports to Laos skyrocketed 16-fold in volume to 50,400 tons and 15-fold in value to US$4.3 million against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Exports to Laos see upturn trend

Exports to Laos see upturn trend

VOV.VN - Exports to Laos reached US$264.7 million in the first half of this year, rising by 13.29% against the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Government urges competitive coal market

Government urges competitive coal market

The Government has assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to build a development roadmap for a competitive coal market as there are new coal suppliers.

Coal sector aims to surpass yearly target

Coal sector aims to surpass yearly target

The Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) strives to sell over 36 million tonnes of coal in 2017, an increase of one million tonnes compared to 2016.

Deputy PM directs response to storm Talas consequences

Deputy PM directs response to storm Talas consequences

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a teleconference in Hanoi on July 17 with ministries, agencies and localities to direct response to the consequences of storm Talas, the second hitting Vietnam this year.

Vinacomin requested to sell coal stockpile, cut rates

Vinacomin requested to sell coal stockpile, cut rates

The Vietnam National Coal Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) must cut costs to become competitive and find buyers for its stockpile of 9.3 million tonnes of coal, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s working group said.

Coal exports surge in four months

Coal exports surge in four months

Vietnam’s total coal export volume in the first four months of the year surged five times from the same time last year to more than 544,000 tonnes, according to statistics from the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with Australia

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with Australia

VOV.VN - Trade between Vietnam and Australia hit more than US$1.89 billion in the first four months of this year, of which Vietnam’s exports reached nearly US$1.05 billion (up 21.2%) and imports were US$848 million (up 14.2%) against the same period last year.

PV Power urged to speed up electricity projects

PV Power urged to speed up electricity projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged PV Power, a member company of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN), to accelerate the implementation of electricity projects.