Vietnam, which has pledged to eliminate illegal wood materials in its supply chain, will face increased risks if it continues importing logs and sawn timber from countries whose forest management is weak, heard attendees at a meeting held on February 21 to publicize a report on Vietnam’s wood imports and exports in 2018.
Mercedes-Benz Vietnam (MBV) on February 21 launched the new C-Class (W205) on the local market with upgrades in terms of technology, engines and design.
Viet Nam imported nearly 11,700 cars worth more than US$273 million in the first month of this year, marking the fifth consecutive month with a volume of at least 10,000 units, according to statistics from the General Department of Customs.
Increasing the use of non-fired building materials is a trend in many countries, including Viet Nam.
January's sales of locally assembled cars totaled 18,800 units, way below the 21,400 sold in December last year, according to a report released on February 20 by the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA).
Domestic gold prices increased sharply on Wednesday morning, in line with gold gains on international markets.
Hoa Phat Steel Pipe Company Limited has announced the first order to export around 1,000 tonnes of galvanised steel pipe worth US$600,000 to India.
A Government decree that sought to remove difficulties and legal barriers for rice businesses to boost their exports, which took effect last October, has not impacted rice exports as much as expected, according to exporters.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a proposal to purchase 80,000 tons of unhusked rice and 200,000 tons of rice from farmers for storage to cope with the sharp drop in the price of rice in the Mekong Delta region, the local media reported.
The tra fish industry needs to focus on intensive farming this year to increase efficiency and sustainable development.