With the COVID-19 outbreak disrupting supply chains and vexing producers to no end, a mounting number of businesses are looking to shift operations away from China, with giants Google and Microsoft both opting to bring production to Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Eight out of 10 districts in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien have reported outbreaks of the African swine fever (ASF), according to local authorities.
Some major projects boosting their operations have contributed to the Vietnamese economy’s seven-month industrial growth, which is expected to continue its uptrend until the end of the year.
Vietnam’s policy on tightening car import regulations under Decree 116 may be the main reason behind foreign car makers' decision to expand production in Vietnam.
A Finance Ministry proposal to slap a 10% special consumption tax on sweetened drinks would hurt small and medium businesses, critics say.
VOV.VN - Domestic paper production has been relatively stable from the beginning of the year, with the sector producing more than 1.18 tons of different types of paper over the first four months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 60%, according to the Vietnam Pulp and Paper Association (VPPA).
The domestic tra fish industry is facing a boom in the development of production at present, according to experts and enterprises.
VOV.VN - Many cashew nut processing facilities are facing the risk of being halted their operations due to a serious shortage of raw cashew nuts in the first quarter of this year.
VOV.VN - On December 26 the relevant authorities of Bac Lieu Province were directed to transfer those who had taken refuge from Typhoon Tembin back to their homes as the danger has passed and they are now free to resume their normal lives and production.
VOV.VN - Many types of fruit suitable for year round cultivation in Vietnam, such as durians, mangosteens, oranges, mandarins, and apples are imported from abroad to meet domestic demand.
The local steel sector saw a high growth rate in the first nine months of the year, despite difficulties, said Viietnam Steel Association (VSA).
The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, said that it plans to transport about 25 million passengers in 2018, a rise of 10.8 percent against the previous year’s figure.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is leading the country in high-tech agriculture. It grows crops on nearly 50,000ha under hi-tech agricultural methods. This amounts to 18 percent of the province’s land under production.
The Dinh Vu Polyester Fibre Plant is scheduled to restart production soon after a prolonged suspension of operations.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) plans to tighten control on goods whose imports are discouraged and facilitate local manufacturing to reduce the country’s trade deficit.
Deputies to the 14th National Assembly have agreed that the Government should continue creating favourable conditions for investors and boosting production, especially in industry and services, to achieve the tough set GDP growth target of 6.7 percent for 2017.
VOV.VN - Instead of paying workers to pick their fruit, farmers in Sapa are experimenting with a strategy of allowing customers to pick their own fruit, according to local news reports.
VOV.VN - Land concentration toward large-scale commodity production is one of the main objectives of Vietnam’s agriculture restructuring.
Production and business results improved in the first two months of this year, but trade was unbalanced with strong growth in auto and mobile phone imports, the Ministry of Industry and Trade reported.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the shrimp industry to strive for an export value of US$10 billion by 2025 during a conference on shrimp production held in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on February 6.