Vietnam Airlines and Techcombank to start new airline
(Feb 06, 2016)
Vietnam Airlines Corp. plans to set up a new airline from the
restructuring of its subsidiary Vietnam Air Services Co. (VASCO), said
Pham Ngoc Minh, chief executive officer of the national carrier in an
interview with Bloomberg.
The government has approved a plan to help Vietnamese businesses
directly participate in foreign distribution networks through 2020 to
help Vietnamese goods penetrate international markets, a senior
government official said.
State and local rice firms should pay attention to developing domestic rice markets, as they have a great potential in the overall selling of rice, said experts.
Economists forecast that seafood exports from Viet Nam to the United
States (US), Japan and other members in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Agreement (TPP) block will rise after February 4, 2016.
Exports of some new products such as charcoal and wood pellets have witnessed high demand in niche markets, opening opportunities for Vietnamese companies.
Private firms should be more dynamic in developing linkages and
production chains to sharpen competitive edges as the country was
underway to integrate deeply into the global economy.
Trade and economy ministers from 12 countries signed the Trans-Pacific
Partnership (TPP), the biggest trade deal in history, in Auckland, New
Viet Nam's economic freedom index went up 2.3 points compared to last
year and reached the overall score of 54, reported the Heritage
The Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) reported a profit of more than VND800
billion (US$36 million) in the year 2014, the Ministry of Industry and
Trade (MOIT) said.
Thermal power plant Duyen Hai 1 in the southern province of Tra Vinh
officially has started operating and is now connected to the national
The signs of Viet Nams economic development are visible on the skyline
of HCM City, or Saigon as it is still referred to by most who live here.