14:58 | 23/02/2017 Industry
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Construction, 2017 is forecast to be another tough year for cement sales, especially cement exports. Businesses are therefore advised to prioritize exports in order to assure their stable development.
09:11 | 22/02/2017 Energy
The first turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant, Vietnam’s first hydropower project with credit loaned from the World Bank, in the central province of Thanh Hoa has begun generating electricity for the national grid.
Agreement signed on gas exploitation at While Lion field
16:47 | 20/02/2017 Energy
The PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas) and the PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) inked on February 17 an agreement in principle on cooperation in developing phase II of the Su Tu Trang (White Lion) gas field.
Garment-textile sector looks to emerge EU playing-field
14:26 | 19/02/2017 Industry
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement expected to enter into force in 2018 will offer major opportunities for the Vietnamese garment and textile sector. However these businesses need to improve labor productivity, invest in modern machinery and equipment, and update management methods to strengthen exports to the EU.
Supporting industry to get sustained Government help
14:38 | 16/02/2017 Industry
The Government plans to provide wide-ranging assistance to the domestic supporting industry so that they can increase supplies of parts and components to both local and foreign firms and better participate in the global production chain.
Dien Bien’s efficient industry promotion
16:20 | 12/02/2017 Local Industry
(VEN) - The Industry Promotion Center in the northwestern province of Dien Bien did a good job and reached the targets set for 2016, strictly following the industry promotion sector’s agenda, according to the center’s director, Nguyen Van Bay.
Long-term investment strategy needed to boost steel industry
15:09 | 09/02/2017 Industry
(VEN) - With the demand for steel on the rise, long-term investment in developing Vietnam’s steel industry has become important. The Ministry of Industry and Trade is urgently reviewing steel production and distribution development plans to 2020, with a vision to 2035.