Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a national action plan on ocean plastic waste management by 2030. The Vietnamese government plans to reduce 75% of ocean plastic waste and no plastic waste will be generated at tourist sites along the coast line by 2030. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a national action plan on ocean plastic waste management by 2030 to fulfill Vietnam's international commitment to combat ocean plastic pollution. Waste on a Vietnam’s beach. Photo: G.C Under the plan, 100% of lost or discarded fishing gear will be collected, 100% of coastal tourist service providers will not use disposable plastic products and plastic bags that are difficult to decompose, 100% of marine protected areas will be free of plastic waste. Besides, the government requests the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to expand its annual observation and assess the status of ocean plastic pollution in some estuaries and 12 island districts … [Read more...] about Tourist sites in Vietnam will be plastic waste free
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Vietnam could drop out of the Top 20 economies of global growth. Is this because Vietnam is going more slowly or the world is going faster? Vietnam is now considered a ‘rising star’ after the US-China trade war breakout. While other countries have to struggle with economic growth slowdown or the fluctuations of local currencies, Vietnam still keeps high economic growth rates and macrostability. Vietnam is now considered a ‘rising star’ after the US-China trade war breakout. While other countries have to struggle with economic growth slowdown or the fluctuations of local currencies, Vietnam still keeps high economic growth rates and macrostability. By 2024, the global growth rate is predicted to soar to 3.6 percent. However, the major reason behind the growth would be related to emerging and developing countries, not big economies such as the US, Germany and Japan. Kim Chi Vietnam’s economy stays positive amid global growth slowdown: PM … [Read more...] about How long will Vietnam stay in the top 20 in economic growth?
Vietnam’s steel industry is facing 47 anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations from importing countries, accounting for one-third of the total cases of Vietnamese goods, according to a report from the VN Trade Defence Department. Steel is subjected to the highest number of trade defence investigations in the world because it is produced by many countries and is considered a product related to national security. — Photo diendandatdai.com According to Pham Chau Giang, deputy director of the department, steel is subjected to the highest number of trade defence investigations in the world because it is produced by many countries and is considered a product related to national security. “After the US, other countries such as Canada, Turkey and EU have also launched investigations to apply safeguard measures to the entire steel industry. That is not to mention the fact that other countries have increased the number of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations of … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s steel industry facing nearly 50 anti-dumping and –subsidy investigations
Professor, Dr. Pankaj Jha (R) in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency correspondent. (Source: VNA) New Delhi (VNA) – An Indian scholar has hailed Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang's upcoming visit to India as a significant event given the fact that the Vietnamese President has a very positive attitude towards the bilateral ties and has a fair knowledge about the status of the relationship between the two countries. In an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency ahead of President Tran Dai Quang’s visit to India (March 2-4), Professor, Dr. Pankaj Jha, a senior faculty member with Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) and is also Editor-in- Chief of the JSIA Journal, said in the last three years, the hyper activism in India-Vietnam relations has manifested itself into opening of new vistas of cooperation between the two sides. This includes areas such as political understanding on areas of critical interest, defence and strategic areas, … [Read more...] about Indian scholar hails Vietnamese President’s upcoming visit
Employees at Electronics Việt Nam Co Ltd at Hà Nam Province’s Đồng Văn 2 Industrial Zone produce electronics for export. Electronics exports account for 50 per cent of the country’s total exports. – VNA/VNS Photo Vũ SinhViet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam’s targeted growth rate of 6.7 per cent for this year may be too ambitious given both macro and micro economic conditions, said Nguyễn Đức Thành, President of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) yesterday at a conference. Thành made the statement when he and his research team launched the Việt Nam Annual Economic Report 2016, entitled, “Forging new foundations for economic growth.” It is difficult for the country to reach its targeted growth rate of 6.7 per cent this year and an average growth rate of between 6.5 per cent and 7 per cent during the period 2016-20 due to a decline in … [Read more...] about Ambitious growth rate