Indonesia to reduce exports of unprocessed coal World

Indonesia to reduce exports of unprocessed coal

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered his cabinet ministers to set a target of reducing exports of unprocessed coal and accelerate plans to develop derivative industries for processing the fuel in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.
Steel firms shouldn’t worry about duties: Association Business

Steel firms shouldn’t worry about duties: Association

Despite the imposition of anti-dumping duties on colour-coated steel products by Indonesian authorities, Vietnamese steel producers should not worry about the possibility of losing competitiveness, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).
Export plan looks to wipe out trade deficit by 2020 Business

Export plan looks to wipe out trade deficit by 2020

Vietnam targets average export growth of 11-12 percent a year until 2020 and gradual reduction of imports to wipe out the trade deficit by then and achieve a surplus by 2030, according to its overseas market development plan.
Business

Can Tho focuses on key industries

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to focus investment in the three key sectors of rice, seafood, and garments, which are also its biggest exporters.
Business

Tra export forecasts lowered

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has reduced its October forecast for tra fish exports from 1.38 billion USD to 1.35 billion USD following plans by the US to impose an anti-dumping tax of 130 percent on the fish.
Politics

President Triet commends southern provinces

State President and Party Politburo member Nguyen Minh Triet has commended the Party’s Committees and people of six southern provinces on their important achievements in socio-cultural development, education, healthcare, security-defence, Party building work and other fields.