Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released  Business

Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Industry Agency and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on October 22 released the Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019.
EVFTA: Businesses advised to improve product quality Business

EVFTA: Businesses advised to improve product quality

The EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) is expected to bring great opportunities for exporters of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta region in particular. However, insiders have advised Vietnamese firms to improve their products’ quality to overcome barriers in the choosy EU market.
Switzerland helps Vietnam develop eco-industrial parks Business

Switzerland helps Vietnam develop eco-industrial parks

The Department for Economic Zones Management under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), and the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research have signed a cooperation deal on eco-industrial park (EIP) development in Vietnam.
Pyrolysis technology improves coffee quality Sci-Tech

Pyrolysis technology improves coffee quality

The pyrolysis technology applied in coffee production in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak has shown efficiency in reducing greenhouse gas emission and improving product quality, a survey of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) said on November 7.
Thailand, UNIDO partner to develop EEC to 4.0 standards World

Thailand, UNIDO partner to develop EEC to 4.0 standards

The Thai Ministry of Industry has invited UN organisations to help modernise the country's industrial sector to satisfy its Industry 4.0 agenda and accommodate investment in 10 target industries in the Eastern Economic Corridor.
Experts: Domestic companies should develop strong brand names Business

Experts: Domestic companies should develop strong brand names

European consumers cannot recognise brand names of almost goods imported from Vietnam since many businesses have not been fully aware of the importance of building trademarks and have not complied with EU standards for exports, said Claudio Dordi, Technical Assistance Team Leader of the EU-MUTRAP Project.
 PM prescribes remedies for pharmaceutical sector Health

PM prescribes remedies for pharmaceutical sector

The lack of a master plan has been blamed for Vietnam having to import up to 80 percent of its processed pharmaceutical materials although the country has an abundant source of pharmaceutical materials and was one of top exporters of raw pharmaceutical materials in the 1980s.