National IIP up about 8 percent in January Business

National IIP up about 8 percent in January

Vietnam’s industrial production index (IIP) in January expanded 7.9 percent year-on-year, much lower than the growth rate of 22.1 percent the same time last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Experts: Transparency lacking in mining sector Business

Experts: Transparency lacking in mining sector

The Vietnamese legal framework and policies regarding transparency in the mining sector is "fairly comprehensive", however, implementation of such policies leaves a lot to be desired, according to a study by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).