Paper consumption in Vietnam is expected to increase by a minimum of 13 per cent annually until 2015, reaching 4.37 million tonnes by then, the fifth industry congress heard in HCM City on April 19.
The Investment and Trade Promotions Centre (ITPC) in HCM City has announced this year’s export promotion campaigns in seven key markets, namely the US, Europe, Japan, Cambodia, Myanmar, China and Laos.
Japan’s Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. (MES) aims to make Vietnam a key production base for bridges and steel structures in order to expand its share in the Southeast Asian market.
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong visited Tien Giang province on April 26 while local people were preparing for the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day.
The Republic of Korea’s (RoK) Posco Group plans to develop a project to produce high-quality hot-laminated steel to serve the shipbuilding and aircraft manufacturing industries in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Ho Chi Minh City’s industrial production has shown signs of bouncing back, announced the city’s Department of Industry and Trade.
As a result of tax exemptions and reductions, VND20,000 billion will be taken from the state budget to stimulate consumption and encourage investment in production and business, according to the General Department of Taxation.