Vietnam’s biggest trade deficit is now with the Republic of Korea (ROK), followed by China.
Despite many preferences given for decades, VnSteel, with its spearhead, Tisco, has not succeeded as well as the the steel industry had hoped.
A workshop took place in the northern city of Hai Phong on May 19, where a pilot voluntary agreement (VA) programme on efficient use of energy and a model of energy service company (ESCO) in Vietnam were introduced.
Slow pace, inefficiency and higher-than-expected investment capital are the common characteristics of projects related to Chinese contractors.
Analysts have noted signs of a decrease in imports from China, while imports from the Republic of Korea rose by 7.9% in the first six months of the year.
An Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract on the expansion of Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant at the Vinh Tan Power Centre in Binh Thuan was signed between the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) Group and four contractors at a ceremony held in Hanoi on March 10.
Ho Chi Minh City is asking for the government's approval to accept a new engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contractor who would be responsible for moving technical infrastructure for the Metro Line No 2 project.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has recently announced that it will supply a 250 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) modular gas processing plant and advanced automation systems to PetroVietnam subsidiary, PV Gas.
The Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) and the Viet Lao Chemical and Rock Salt (Vilachemsalt) company signed an engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) contract under bidding package No. 10 for a project to exploit and process rock salt in Laos.
Fecon Foundation Engineering and Underground Construction JSC has recently announced its successful bids for a string of new projects, with the total contract value surpassing VND200 billion (US$9.3 million).
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) issued a press release on July 3 saying that the controversial wavy line of an under-construction urban railway project observes technical standards.
PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Corporation (PVFCCo) has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to a consortium of local and foreign firms to develop a fertilizer complex in Ba Ria-Vung Tau (BR-VT) Province.
PetroVietnam Fertiliser and Chemicals Corporation (PVFCCo) on June 7 signed the EPC Contract with an international contractor consortium to revamp the Phu My NH3 and NPK complex.
The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Vietnam Lilama Mechanical Corporation (Lilama) signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the Song Hau 1 thermoelectricity plant project in Hanoi on April 10.
(VOV) -Construction on the US$124 million Nam Lik 1 hydroelectric power plant got underway on July 9 following more than one year of design preparation.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has provided assurances that Vietnam will not suffer any dire consequences as a result of China’s recent suspension of bidding on projects in the Southeast Asian nation.
(VOV) - Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) not only open up opportunities for Vietnam to stimulate the national economy but also reduce and gradually remove dependence on the Chinese market, towards ensuring a sustainable economic development.
(VOV) -An EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract for Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant construction in southern Binh Thuan province was signed in Hanoi on December 23.
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have shared experience in the management of nuclear power plant project under the Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) contract with Vietnamese relevant agencies.
(VOV) -Many building material factories in Vietnam have had to cease operation in recent months as they cannot find outlets for their products.