Deputy PM Hue emphasises Mekong Delta’s strategic position Politics

Deputy PM Hue emphasises Mekong Delta’s strategic position

The Vietnamese Government always considers the Mekong Delta a strategic position in term of security, economy, and national defence, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a question and answer session of the National Assembly Standing Committee in Hanoi on August 15.
National one-stop shop mechanism’s operation in 2018 reviewed Business

National one-stop shop mechanism’s operation in 2018 reviewed

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, who is also Chairman of the National Steering Committee on the National One-Stop Shop (OSS) Mechanism, the ASEAN One-Stop Shop Mechanism and Trade Facilitation (Committee 189), chaired a conference in Hanoi on February 19 to review the implementation of the tasks by the committee in 2018 and discuss its operation orientations for 2019.
Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge Business

Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge

Shipping routes along the coast of Vietnam have played an increasingly large role in transporting goods from the north to the south of the country in recent years, helping ease the burden on road transport.
Waterway transport needs investment Business

Waterway transport needs investment

A lack of investment in inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Vietnam’s logistics sector heavily dependent on more expensive road transport.
Ministry plans to limit cargo at HCM City port Business

Ministry plans to limit cargo at HCM City port

The Ministry of Transport has announced plans to limit the cargo handled at HCM City’s Cat Lai Port since volumes are exceeding its handling capacity, exerting pressure on the city’s transport infrastructure.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: High logistic costs place burden on businesses Business

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: High logistic costs place burden on businesses

High logistics costs have become a major barrier for businesses and reduced the competitiveness of the national economy, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a national conference in Hanoi on April 16 to seek ways to reduce logistic expenses and improve transport connectivity. ​