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Vinacomin ships first tonnes of coal on New Year day

Vinacomin ships first tonnes of coal on New Year day

The Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corp., Ltd. (Vinacomin) loaded its first tonnes of coal onto the Viet Thuan Sky ship at Cam Pha port in the northern province of Quang Ninh on February 5 (the first day of the Lunar New Year).

Massive spike in imports of Japanese coal

Massive spike in imports of Japanese coal

VOV.VN - There was an increase in imports of most products from Japan during the first five months of this year, with coal skyrocketing to US$3.24 million, 134 times higher than its previous level.

Vietnam’s coal imports grow despite large reserves

Vietnam’s coal imports grow despite large reserves

VOV.VN - Despite its large reserves, Vietnam has to import a huge volume of coal in the 2016-2020 period, which began in 2017 and will see a sharp increase from 2020 to supply thermal power plants, according to a plan from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin).

Cam Pha port handles first tonnes of coal on New Year day

Cam Pha port handles first tonnes of coal on New Year day

The Cam Pha Port & Logistics Company and Cua Ong Coal Sorting Company under the Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) loaded the first tonnes of coal onto two vessels – the first New Year footers in Cam Phan port on February 16 (the first day of the Lunar New Year).

Experts warn of earthenware stove’s dangers

Experts warn of earthenware stove’s dangers

Many people know the environmental harm of using a traditional earthenware stove with coal, but due to its cheap price, many families still use it for cooking and warming their house, endangering their health, according to experts.

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.

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.

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.

Coal to remain vital part of energy mix

Coal to remain vital part of energy mix

As Vietnam plans for its power development over the next decade, coal is set to play an important part in ensuring the country’s energy security.

Cheap imports challenge Vietnam coal

Cheap imports challenge Vietnam coal

The domestic coal sector is going through a tough time owing to serious competition from cheap imported coal, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said.

Domestic coal stockpiles mount as imports surge

Domestic coal stockpiles mount as imports surge

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Ministry of Finance has flatly rejected a proposal to lower taxes on fuel, a move that many industry experts believe would stimulate domestic sales of coal, reducing the country’s mounting inventories.

PM allows Formosa to import own coal

PM allows Formosa to import own coal

The Prime Minister (PM) has allowed Taiwanese firm Hung Nghiep Formosa Co., Ltd. (Fomosa), to import own coal for electricity production at its coal-fired thermal power plant located in the southern province of Dong Nai’s Nhon Trach 3 industrial park, according to newswire Vneconomy.

Vietnam’s coal imports doubled this year

Vietnam’s coal imports doubled this year

Vietnam imported more than 9.7 million tonnes of coal valued at US$600 million over the past eight months, almost double the quantity in the same period last year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Customs.

China dominates Vietnam imports

China dominates Vietnam imports

VOV.VN - In Vietnam, we have yet to come to terms with the reality that the future of many segments of our economy is becoming increasingly overly dependent on China, says the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Coal imports surge high

Coal imports surge high

VOV.VN - Vietnam imported more than 9.7 million tons of coal valuing at US$600 million during the first eight months of this year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Fruit and vegetable imports from Australia skyrocket

Fruit and vegetable imports from Australia skyrocket

VOV.VN - Vietnam imports from Australia have risen sharply in recent times, particularly industrial raw materials, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.