The COVID-19 outbreak during the second quarter has hit some beer producers, especially large ones in the market.
Thanks to the adoption of drastic COVID-19 prevention measures at ports, volume of goods that passed through ports in the first eight months increased by 18 percent year-on-year to 16.8 million TEUs
Plunging fuel demand caused by Covid-19 restrictions is increasing inventory at Vietnam’s two major oil refineries and could force them to shut down soon.
The Southeast Asian country, which has shown the world its capability to accelerate clean energy solutions, could become green energy powerhouse in Asia, Malaysia-based Techwire Asia news website said.
- PetroVietnam’s subsidiary to build two offshore wind power substations in Taiwan 1
- Vietnam to spend $10-11.5 bln a year on power sector 2
- Three North-South Expressway segments face funding difficulties 3
- State Treasury purchases $150 million from commercial banks 4
- Vietnam receives 74 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines 5
- 68 pct of garment, footwear firms suffer cancellations, penalties 6
The volume of container cargos through Vietnamese seaports witnessed a year-on-year increase of 18% in the first eight month of 2021, reaching nearly 16.8 million TEUs, according to the Vietnam Customs Office.
Some special cooperation programmes are being carried out by the Ministry of Planning and Investment with a view to helping Vietnamese enterprises boost exports via e-commerce giant Amazon.
The Government has sets goal to become one of the world’s top five aquaculture producers over the next decade.
United States Trade Representative said it will not take any trade action against Vietnam, according to its conclusion of an investigation into the acts, policies and practices of Vietnam related to currency.
Several localities in Southern region of Vietnam have called enterprises to apply on-site sleepovers to maintain productions while preventing the spread of novel coronavirus.
Vietnam on Wednesday said Pfizer would provide an additional 20 million doses of its COVID-19 mRNA shot, as the country tries to shore up supplies at a time of record infection number.
COVID-19 pandemic has forced Pouyuen Vietnam, the biggest employer in Ho Chi Minh City, to suspend operation 10 days beginning July 14.
Thai renewable energy firm BCPG Pcl announced that its consortium Impact Energy Asia Development Limited had signed a 25-year agreement to deliver wind energy from a 600-megawatt project in Laos to Vietnam.
Vietnam Airlines is planning to resume several routes linking with certain destinations in Asia, Europe, and Australia from mid-July.
Vietnamese Government plans to vaccinate over 70% of the nation’s population by the end of first quarter next year, Ministry of Health said in a statement on its website.
Vietnam’s largest city received $3.2 billion remittances in the first six months of 2021, up 22.34% despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United States is debating whether to impose tariffs on Vietnam for currency moves deemed unfair and restricting to American firms during the Trump administration, Bloomberg reported.