Start-up uses sugarcane to save shrimp Business

Start-up uses sugarcane to save shrimp

With the unique idea of using fermented bagasse (sugarcane pulp) to treat shrimp ponds, Tran Phuc Hau has become the proud director of a company that produces microbiological bagasse pulp.
Rising treat for sugar producers after ATIGA Business

Rising treat for sugar producers after ATIGA

Vietnam’s sugar industry is expected to face a great deal of difficulties as the country will drop tariffs on imported sugar from ASEAN under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) in 2020.
Phu Yen begins to build solar-powered lighting system Society

Phu Yen begins to build solar-powered lighting system

The central province of Phu Yen began construction on the second stage of the first solar-powered public lighting system for Tuy Hoa city’s walking street, which will make it the first urban area in central Vietnam lit by renewable energy.
 German fund invests 28 million USD in Vietnamese sugar company Business

German fund invests 28 million USD in Vietnamese sugar company

Thanh Thanh Cong-Bien Hoa JSC (SBT) has announced that the German development finance institution DEG, owned by the German Government, invested 28 million USD to buy convertible preferred dividend stocks at 30,000 VND (1.26 USD) each, 84 percent higher than SBT’s market price on July 25.
Sugar prices likely to trend up due to lack supply Business

Sugar prices likely to trend up due to lack supply

Sugar prices are likely to increase due to the shortage of 2.5 million tonnes of sugar during the 2019 – 2020 crop, experts forecast at the fourth conference of the ASEAN Sugar Alliance (ASA) underway in Ho Chi Minh City on June 17-18.