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Vietnam boosts cooperation and investment in Laos

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Vietnam boosts cooperation and investment in Laos

Investment programmes and projects between Vietnam and Laos should be sped up to bring practical benefits to both countries, said participants at the plenary session of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for External Affairs in Ho Chi Minh City on July 9.

Doosan Vina wins multi-million dollar contract

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Doosan Vina wins multi-million dollar contract

The Doosan Vina company in the Dung Quat economic zone will produce equipment for thermal power plants under a contract worth 70 million USD from the Republic of Korea (RoK) group, Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction.

Car sales rev back up

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Car sales rev back up

The Vietnamese Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) has reported increases in car sales in May and June, seeing this as an optimistic sign for market prospects through the year’s end, after suffering a sharp drop in April due to the Government’s imposition of a higher special consumption tax.

Hai Duong plans seven new IZs

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Hai Duong plans seven new IZs

The northern province of Hai Duong is striving to build seven new industrial zones (IZs) by 2020 while expanding the area of its current three IZs, according to the zones’ management board.

Supermarkets to oust market stalls

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Supermarkets to oust market stalls

A pilot trading floor for agricultural products ad the replacement of traditional markets with supermarkets are key objectives of a master plan to modernise HCM City ’s retail market system.

Industry big-wigs flock to Vietnam fashion fair

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Industry big-wigs flock to Vietnam fashion fair

More than 150 local and foreign clothing companies are taking part in the 2009 Vietnam Fashion Fair at the HCM City International Exhibition and Convention Centre, which began on July 8.

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) and Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas), in cooperation with the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso), organised the event, which features 240 stalls displaying the latest industry wares.

Volumes pick up but market dips

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Volumes pick up but market dips

Following a one-day spike on July 6, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange returned to its losing way on July 7, with the VN-Index dipping by 1.46 percent to close at 447.63.