VietNamNet Bridge - Nguyen Van Sanh from the Mekong Delta Development Research Institute, in an article on Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon, says that water sources have not been managed or used effectively. Mekong Delta people need to use water effectively The water in the delta comes from many sources – the Mekong river system (475 billion cubic meters a year), rainwater (15 billion cubic meters), underground water (2 billion cubic meters) and saltwater with a coastline thousands of kilometers in length. Fresh water sources in the Mekong River Delta have shown signs of becoming exhausted, while underground water is being polluted. RELATED NEWS Vietnam uses high-tech measures to save water Mekong Delta faces major water crisis Mai Chi … [Read more...] about Waterways in Mekong Delta losing valuable alluvium
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Financial Markets Long-term capital shortage the key bottleneck in economic growth: forum By Hoang Khang Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018,14:50 (GMT+7) Long-term capital shortage the key bottleneck in economic growth: forumBy Hoang Khang Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the Vietnam Economic Forum taking place in Hanoi on August 21 – PHOTO: VNE HCMC – Speakers at the Vietnam Economic Forum taking place in Hanoi today drew attention to the shortage of long-term capital, saying it is the main bottleneck in the country’s economic development and urging the Government to have policies to address the issue. The forum comprised of two sessions, with the first one discussing solutions to restructure Vietnam’s financial market and the second one looking for ways to bring into play private resources to rev up the country’s economic growth. The event featured high-profile speakers including Deputy Prime … [Read more...] about Long-term capital shortage the key bottleneck in economic growth: forum
Friday's Tale Low-flying option? Son Nguyen Friday, Apr 7, 2017,06:55 (GMT+7) Low-flying option?Son Nguyen The Ministry of Transport is now facing a tough choice: whether to advocate competition in the civil aviation industry to benefit the public by refusing proposals to impose a floor airfare, or to curb competition by siding with national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and its affiliate Jetstar Pacific. It is tough because the two State-owned carriers want a floor air ticket price set to ensure profitability, but taking this option means putting the public interests at stake, let alone it goes against the basic rules of the market economy. Such a dilemma, so to say, has stolen the spotlight in local media these days. In their proposals sent to the ministry, both Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific call for a floor airfare as a cushion in the fierce price war against private airline Vietjet Air. The private carrier, meanwhile, … [Read more...] about Low-flying option?
VietNamNet Bridge - After winning bids to sell rice to Indonesia and the Philippines, Vietnamese exporters are attending a bid to sell rice to South Korea and preparing for another contract with the Philippines. The door to world market opens for Vietnamese rice exporters Pham Thai Binh, director of Trung An Hi-tech Agriculture JSC, said in Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon newspaper that his company and other exporters had offered to sell rice to South Korea. The export value increased significantly thanks to higher export prices. In the first quarter, the average export price was $501 per ton, or 15 percent higher than the same period last year. The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has not said whether Vietnamese exporters would continue to join the new bid. However, some businesses predicted that it would. RELATED NEWS Vietnamese prefer Thailand’s expensive rice to Vietnam’s cheap rice Auspicious start to Vietnamese rice export in 2018 Kim Chi … [Read more...] about Door to world market opens for Vietnam’s rice exporters
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has one of the highest proportions of import/export turnover to GDP in the region, over 180 percent. The growth of import/export turnover is considered an important target Analysts and policymakers point to the close relations between foreign trade and economic growth, saying that the growth of import/export turnover is considered one of the most important targets by the National Assembly. Vietnam’s proportion of import/export turnover to GDP is higher than the 120 percent of Thailand and Malaysia, and higher than the 40 percent of China, which has been the fastest growing economy in the world in the last four decades. Pham Van Dai, an analyst, in his article in Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon, pointed out that Vietnam is an outsourcing economy with limited domestic input materials (mostly natural resources such as land, water sources, minerals and cheap labor force). RELATED NEWS Oil & gas loses the ‘throne’ as the biggest … [Read more...] about What is a suitable growth rate of foreign trade for Vietnam?