Deputy PM, Minister clear up electricity-related questions Politics

Deputy PM, Minister clear up electricity-related questions

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dung Dung stressed solutions to adjust the electricity planning scheme and deal with obstacles hindering investment mobilisation in the electricity sector at the National Assembly’s working session on November 7.
Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks Business

Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks

The Vietnamese Government may allow European financial firms to buy up to 49 percent of only two local commercial banks, Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the WTO Integration Centre at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said on October 23.
France-Vietnam waterway shipping route inaugurated Business

France-Vietnam waterway shipping route inaugurated

Nearly 600 tonnes of malt from France’s central Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region will be shipped weekly to Vietnam via a new waterway route linking an inland port in the French department of Yonne with Cai Mep seaport in Ho Chi Minh City.
Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister Business

Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister

Overcoming tariff barriers doesn’t mean Vietnamese good and services can easily enter the European Union (EU), but they still have to satisfy strict non-tariff requirements of what is one of the world’s most demanding markets, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.