Thailand promotes bioeconomy World

Thailand promotes bioeconomy

Thailand is promoting the concept of bioeconomy, which encourages the use of renewable resources and waste products to make value-added products, to support the country’s ambitious plan to make Thailand the biochemical industry hub of ASEAN by 2027.
Regional cooperation to develop supporting industries Business

Regional cooperation to develop supporting industries

The Sai Gon Hi-tech Park and industrial parks and economic zones in the southern provinces of Long An, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Ba Ria-Vung Tau will work together to develop supporting industries under an agreement clinched on October 28.
Footwear industry likely to hit goals in 2020 Business

Footwear industry likely to hit goals in 2020

The domestic leather and footwear industry was in good shape to reach its goals this year, according to Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice Chairwoman and General Secretary of the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
Hanoi remains top FDI destination in 10 months Business

Hanoi remains top FDI destination in 10 months

Hanoi continued to top the list of foreign direct investment destinations in Vietnam in the first 10 months of this year, raking in about 6.85 billion USD, most of which came in form of capital contributions and share purchase.
2018 PCI: small-scale FDI firms on the rise Business

2018 PCI: small-scale FDI firms on the rise

The number of small-scale FDI firms are on the rise, with the proportion of those with capital of less than 5 billion VND (214,831 USD) increasing to 37.7 percent in 2018 from 29.6 percent in 2015.
Vietnam, Argentina issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Argentina issue joint statement

Vietnam and Argentina have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the state visit to Vietnam by Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his spouse from February 19-21.
Vietnam dominates Canada’s shrimp market Business

Vietnam dominates Canada’s shrimp market

Vietnam’s shrimp export value to Canada reached 27.7 million USD by March 2018, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).