Sustainable development key to joining global chain Business

Sustainable development key to joining global chain

Sustainable supplies of goods and production were key areas for Vietnamese businesses to focus on in order to join the global supply chain, Director General of the Foreign Trade Association (Amfori) Christian Ewert said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 21.
VN remains reliant on machinery, equipment from China Business

VN remains reliant on machinery, equipment from China

Vietnam relies heavily on imported machinery and equipment from China, and experts are worried the country might become a landfill of outdated technologies, urging measures to tighten the import of second-hand machinery and equipment.
FDI makes roads into mechanical engineering Business

FDI makes roads into mechanical engineering

A huge influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) is making its way into the fields of mechanical engineering, and manufacturing and processing, which are expected to fuel the supporting industry in the coming years if Vietnam issues effective policies, industry insiders have said.
Land management must be strengthened: top legislator Politics

Land management must be strengthened: top legislator

Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the Government to thoroughly study opinions of NA deputies during the Q&A session for Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha in order to address shortcoming and weaknesses in land management.
Bright prospects for Vietnam's paint sector Business

Bright prospects for Vietnam's paint sector

Vietnam’s paint and printing ink industry is expected to enjoy a growth rate of 8 percent in volume and 10 percent in value compared to last year, according to the Vietnam Paint and Printing Ink Association.
Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi Society

Flood risks at 18 spots in Hanoi

Hanoi has 18 locations at risk of flooding when rainfall averages at least 50mm per two hours, according to head of the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company.
SMEs urged to build brands Business

SMEs urged to build brands

Brand building must be the core of small-and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) competition strategies going into the fourth industrial revolution, experts said at conference in Hanoi on January 16.