According to the Politburo, Vietnam is facing challenges in meeting national energy security targets and still has to import energy due to insufficient domestic supplies. Many power projects have been delayed and several projects invested by State-owned enterprises have incurred losses while the efficiency of energy exploitation remains low. … [Read more...] about Vietnam encourages private investment in energy: Politburo
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According to the report, exports to markets that did not have other trade deals with Viet Nam except for the CPTPP saw strong rises, including Canada (up 29.9 per cent) and Mexico (up 27.6 per cent). Viet Nam ran a trade surplus worth more than $5 billion with these two markets, more than 50 per cent of the country’s total trade surplus recorded last year. … [Read more...] about VN investment inflow below expectations after CPTPP
Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia and the European Union (EU) has held the ninth meeting of their working group on trade and investment (WGTI) in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss the latest issues in the fields of trade and investment, according to Antara news agency. Antara quoted head of the Indonesian delegation Imam Pambagyo as saying in a written statement that the WGTI had looked into a wide range of technical issues related to the implementation of policies that need special attention from both sides to encourage smooth business and investment. He affirmed that although not all the issues could be resolved, at least the two sides could exchange information to find a common solution. He added that the meeting would support on-going negotiations on the Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-EU CEPA). According to Pambagyo, one of the issues that Indonesia raised at the meeting was its palm oil’s access to the EU market. … [Read more...] about Indonesia, EU discuss trade, investment issues
After losing their watermelons to the drought, the couple only had around 7,000 m2 of cucumber so sustain them. Normally, the plants would fruit around a month after being sown and continue to do so for the next 25 days. But the fruits appeared only for 12 days before that crop too shriveled up due to lack of water. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta parched in aftermath of 2019 El Nino
Aiming to find effective short term and long-term solutions, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) invited experts from large healthcare centers, including the Central Tropical Diseases Hospital, Military Medical Academy, Military Hospital 103, HCM City Pasteur Institute and VABIOTECH (the Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No 1) to the meeting. … [Read more...] about Covid-2019: what can Vietnam’s scientists do?