Makers of high-quality goods win prizes
(Jan 31, 2015)
The Vietnamese High Quality Goods award will be conferred on 520 firms
this year, 42 of them being first-time winners but an equal number
winning it every year since its inception 19 years ago.
The retail market in Ha Noi is still attractive for investors, even
though it has experienced business impediments during the past, a Ha Noi
Industry and Trade Department official said.
Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications in HCM City, in collaboration with
Le Group of Companies' Le Digital, yesterday opened
telephone-information kiosks to provide public telecommunication
services, news and information consultancy for the public and tourists.
In its trade promotion activities for this year, the Investment and
Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City will focus on key markets of Russia,
Hong Kong, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Laos via trade fairs and
exhibitions to promote Vietnamese goods and overseas business trips.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has assured the nation that Viet Nam's
gross domestic product (GDP) and inflation are still under control and
are expected to hit their targeted 6.2 per cent and 5 per cent for 2015.
The balance of the petrol price stabilisation fund stood at more than
VND4 trillion (US$190.4 million) at the end of the fourth quarter of
2014, reported the Ministry of Finance.
The Viet Nam Tra Fish Association issued a press release on January 27
protesting against the actions of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged the Vietnam National Oil
and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to quickly restructure its operations this
year, following a prime ministerial decision.
Inter RAO Group from Russia will build the Quang Trach 2 thermopower
plant project on a build-operation-transfer basis in the central Quang
Binh province's Quang Trach District.
Laos' planning and investment ministry has granted an investment licence
to the Chien Cong company to exploit tin, zinc, lead and copper,
besides gold in Xiengkhuang and Houaphan provinces.
Rice exporters must build new areas for sourcing raw material in direct
proportion to their export volumes, the Ministry of Industry and Trade
said in a decree issued last week.