PMI rises to 52.5 last month Business

PMI rises to 52.5 last month

It was a positive end for the Vietnamese manufacturing sector in 2017 with the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rising to 52.5 in December from November’s 51.4.
Smart farming a bright future for Vietnam Business

Smart farming a bright future for Vietnam

Ready-to-eat tomatoes, and lettuce, grown without soil, and consumed unwashed, are the future in Vietnam and people will soon have the chance to experience this form of ‘smart agriculture’.
Cement firms told to boost demand Business

Cement firms told to boost demand

General Director of the Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (VICEM) Tran Viet Thang has asked member cement companies to boost domestic consumption by at least 10 percent this year.
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Breweries in race to spur output

Though Vietnam produces billions of liters of beer a year, such volume does not seem sufficient as breweries have shown little sign of keeping local beer production and importation unchanged, the Saigon Times Daily reported.