New plastic waste policies urgently needed: experts Environment

New plastic waste policies urgently needed: experts

Collective action from the Vietnamese government, the private sector and consumers is essential to combat one of the great environmental challenges facing the world, the excess of plastic waste in oceans and water sources, a United Nations (UN) official said on June 6.
Rising paper costs hurt printers Business

Rising paper costs hurt printers

The rising cost of paper materials caused by a fall in supply is presenting a challenge for the printing and paper industry, experts said at a conference held on August 30 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Packaging firms prepare for exhibition Society

Packaging firms prepare for exhibition

More than 100 executives from Vietnamese packaging businesses took part in a seminar in HCM City on September 16 meant to introduce the 2017 Interpack Fair and Exhibition to be held in Germany.
Business

Packaging industry sees growth opportunities: paper

The packaging industry is experiencing favorable growth thanks to its close relationship with export activities and such sectors as foodstuffs and consumer goods production which are experiencing improved performance, the Vietnam Economic News (VEN) reported on June 8.
Business

Packaging expo to increase international exposure

This year's Propak Vietnam from March 31 to April 2 in Ho Chi Minh City will feature bigger international participation with eight international group pavilions and 230 exhibitors from 24 countries and territories.
Outstanding livestock businesses to be honoured Business

Outstanding livestock businesses to be honoured

The forthcoming International Feed, Livestock and Meat Processing Show (Vietstock 2014) will honour outstanding businesses who play an active part in the development of husbandry industry, particularly the livestock value chain in Vietnam.
Business

Research enhances Vietnamese fruit

Nguyen Minh Chau, former director of the Southern Fruit Research Institute, spoke with Tin Tuc (News) newspaper about scientific advances being made in the Mekong Delta.
Business

Vietnam industry packs great potential: experts

A population of over 90 million and rapid development of its food processing, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries mean Vietnam offers huge opportunities for packaging manufacturers all over the world, experts said.