Indonesia calls for RoK’s investment in battery industry World

Indonesia calls for RoK’s investment in battery industry

The Indonesian Government is calling on enterprises of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to invest in the battery industry for electronic vehicles in the country, just weeks after Jakarta announced a ban on the export of nickel ore to develop its domestic processing industry.
Vietnam needs to target halal markets Business

Vietnam needs to target halal markets

Vietnam has missed out on 23.6 billion USD in exports to halal markets, according to experts who spoke at a recent seminar on standards needed for halal certification.
Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months Business

Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) said the total export value of textiles, fiber, and cloth reached 25.7 billion USD in the first eight months of the year, up 8.6 percent year on year, including 60.6 percent from foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises.
Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports Business

Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports

The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.
Thailand works to shift away from plastic World

Thailand works to shift away from plastic

The Thai Packaging Association (TPA) has announced that Thailand’s packaging and printing industries are shifting away from plastic and utilising more bio-flexible products in line with the government's policy to ban plastic packaging in the future.