Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.
Plastic bags: Small item, large consequences Videos

Plastic bags: Small item, large consequences

Vietnam now ranks at number 17 out of 109 countries in terms of plastic usage. This alarming statistic is partly derived from Vietnamese people’s habit of using plastic bags when shopping everyday.
Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags Environment

Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags

When a bill on amendments and supplements to the Law on Environmental Protection Tax is approved by the National Assembly, environmental protection taxes on HCFC (hydro-choloro-flouro-carbon) solution and plastic bags might be raised because these products have critical impacts on the environment, said a finance official.
 US keeps tariff on plastic bags Business

US keeps tariff on plastic bags

The US continues to impose countervailing duty (CVD) as well as old duty rates on polyethylene retail carrier bags (plastic bags) from Vietnam after the first sunset review on the duty in May.