Japan posts 9.1 billion USD trade surplus

Japan posted a trade surplus of 807.09 billion JPY (equal to 9.1 billion USD) in October, thanks to a recovery in its exports to Asia, reported the country’s Finance Ministry.

Taiwan's Formosa Plastics plans huge port in VN

Formosa Plastics, a leading industrial conglomerate in Taiwan ( China ), plans to build one of the Southeast Asia’s biggest deep-water ports and a nearby steel mill as part of a multi-billion USD project in Vietnam.

Small steelmakers urged to merge

The Vietnam Steel Corporation (VNSteel) has called on small-sized domestic enterprises to consider mergers as a way to become more competitive.