According to statistics from the General Customs Department, by December 15 Vietnam had imported a total 13 million tonnes of coal worth US$860 million, more than four times the targeted 3 million tonnes.
President Tran Dai Quang has urged Phu Tho province to better exploit its potential and strength for rapid but sustainable development.
Sugar producers, distributors and consumers discussed production and consumption in 2015-16 and forecasts for the next season at a seminar in HCM City on December 29.
All ministers have been requested to expeditiously begin carrying out socio-economic development tasks for 2017 which were set up at the recent second session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
Organisations dealing in production and business activities, with a charter or investment capital of more than VND10 billion (US$444,440), must pay a business fee of VND3 million per year.
A delegation from Japan’s Oates Chemical Company had a working session with Ha Nam authorities on July 26 to explore the investment climate in the northern province.
The shooting of a film, jointly produced by Vietnam and India, has begun in Vietnam after a year’s preparation.
Most of the local processing and manufacturing enterprises feel more upbeat about their business prospects in the second half of the year, according to a recent survey by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VOV.VN - The launch earlier this year of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) marked a milestone in the decade-long effort to transform the region into a single market and production base.
VOV.VN - Gentherm, the global market leader and a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, announced on March 10 that it has expanded its production capacity in the fast growing Asia market of Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Several Italian manufacturers have announced plans to relocate their operations from China to Vietnam, as declining economic growth and rising wages there are making it difficult for them to continue doing business.
More than 21,500 enterprises resumed their operation in 2015, marking a 39.5% year-on-year increase, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Only two out of 15,000 enterprises in the central city have invested in technological research in production.
A joint project between Vietnam and Cuba on rice production has established 54,000 rice cultivation models with an average yield of 4.36 tonnes of rice per hectare, it was reported at a conference in Havana on December 11.
Standard Chartered Bank has said Vietnam is emerging as the most preferred destination for companies planning to move production out of China.
Foreign manufacturers have said they are considering either leaving Vietnam for other regional countries which have a more competitive investment environment, or stopping their production activities in Vietnam. However, many Vietnamese don’t believe they will do it.
A Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Japanese prefecture of Wakayama was signed on March 11.
Fostering a culture of innovation is essential to improve productivity, including embracing technological advances in production and management, said business operation expert Nguyen Dang Tien.
The manufacturing sector maintained its recent period of growth in February, with new orders and output both rising at faster rates than at the start of the year, HSBC's Purchasing Managers' Index reveals.
Vietnam's index of industrial production (IIP) grew by 12% in the first two months of this year over the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported late last week.