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Vietnam coal imports jump 50%

Vietnam coal imports jump 50%

Vietnam has spent around US$2.6 billion on importing 36.5 million tons of coal in the first seven months of this year, up 50% in volume year-on-year.

Vietnam aims to have 2,000 supporting businesses

Vietnam aims to have 2,000 supporting businesses

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a resolution to promote the development of support industries with the aim of having 2,000 enterprises capable of directly supplying parts for multinational corporations in ten years.

Usage of Vietnam-made pharmaceuticals rises nationwide

Usage of Vietnam-made pharmaceuticals rises nationwide

Domestically-made drugs have met nearly half the demand of Vietnamese people in treatment and prevention of diseases, while the country has successfully produced 12 out of 13 types of vaccines used nationwide.

Trade turnover up across every front

Trade turnover up across every front

Despite the negative impacts of the US-China trade war on the global market, Vietnam is expected to see a new record in trade turnover this year, thanks to a rise in both exports and imports, given surging domestic production and export prices.

Local car production on the rise

Local car production on the rise

The automobile market is expected to change dramatically from now to the end of this year as the production of cars in Vietnam starts to recover.

HCM City works to boost retail market

HCM City works to boost retail market

Ho Chi Minh City’s total retail and service revenue in the first six months of 2018 is estimated at VND502.55 trillion (US$22.11 billion), up 11.7% over the same period last year.

Experts: Fertiliser tax does more good than harm

Experts: Fertiliser tax does more good than harm

Following the implementation of a provisional tax on imported fertilisers, more things need to be done to help balance benefits of both local producers’ and farmers’ benefits, industry insiders have agreed.

Indonesia turns it back on Vietnamese rice as crops at home flourish

Indonesia turns it back on Vietnamese rice as crops at home flourish

Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country and a major buyer of Vietnamese rice, has not returned to Vietnam for new purchases this year, while its overall 2017 rice imports are forecast to halve to around 500,000 tons thanks to better domestic production, according to industry reports.

Import-export earnings estimated over US$89.3 billion

Import-export earnings estimated over US$89.3 billion

Vietnam was estimated to have an import-export value of US$89.36 billion in the first three months of 2017, with the figure for March alone hitting about US$33.7 billion, said the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Production, business do better in Q3

Production, business do better in Q3

Production and business in the third quarter was stable and better than the second quarter, according to the General Statistic Office (GSO).

Dong Nai: Foreign investments land in support industry

Dong Nai: Foreign investments land in support industry

The southern province of Dong Nai has so far this year attracted 33 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, with nearly half of them poured into support industries such as mechanical engineering and garment.