European firms plan to invest billions of US dollars into Vietnam’s renewables industry, including wind projects. Green growth and climate change response are inevitable trends for Vietnam amid efforts to realize the net-zero goal by 2050. Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the event takes place on November 28. Source: VGP “This is particularly important as Vietnam is among the five most vulnerable countries to climate change,” Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed the goal at the Green Economy Forum & Exhibition 2022 (GEFE 2022) held today [November 28] by EuroCham Vietnam. Under this context, Vietnam has approved a national strategy for green growth in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision for 2050. Chinh reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to sustainable growth and not sacrificing the environment for pure economic benefits. Proof of this is that Vietnam and 150 other countries have joined efforts to ensure zero net carbon emission by 2050; … [Read more...] about Green growth an inevitable trend for Vietnam: PM
EVN said it has made efforts to cut internal costs to reduce losses in 2022. (Photo: SGGP) EVN, on the afternoon of November 28, sent a press release saying that in 2022, the world situation has seen many fluctuations, and fuel prices have climbed highly, leading to many countries facing energy difficulties worldwide. However, EVN has performed well in its assigned tasks, ensuring a stable and safe power supply for production, business, and daily life of people with high growth in power demand, contributing to the economic growth of the country. “In the first ten months of 2022, electricity demand grew by 8.6 percent over the same period in 2021. According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, electricity growth has contributed 0.67 percentage points to industrial growth and 0.31 percentage points to GDP growth,” EVN informed. From the beginning of 2022, due to fluctuations in global fuel prices, the costs of electricity generation and electricity purchase of EVN … [Read more...] about EVN expects to lose more than VND31 trillion due to high costs
After over five years of negotiations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture officially licensed the import of the fruit earlier this year, making it the seventh fresh fruit of Vietnam permitted to enter the market, following mango, longan, lychee, dragon fruit, rambutan, and star apple. The Chanh Thu Fruit Import - Export Group Joint Stock Company in Ben Tre's Cho Lach district is the one behind the shipment of the first pomelo batch. Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam said the U.S. is a fastidious market, but its demand for fresh fruits remains tremendous. He noted that for the coming into being of this first batch, growing and packing facilities had to prepare themselves and undergo many stages of inspection by specialised agencies of both countries, so that their production meets the requirements of quarantine and harmful organisms control, and safety and hygiene; complies with packaging regulations; and ensures accurate … [Read more...] about Vietnam to export first batch of fresh pomelo to U.S.
The newly-inaugurated items are essential and inseparable parts of the Southern Petrochemical Complex, a major project of the oil and gas sector which has a total investment of over USD 5 billion. Addressing the event, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh underlined that despite difficulties during the construction of the cluster and the plant, especially those from COVID-19, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, investors, contractors and relevant agencies exerted great efforts for their completion. He also attributed the result to the effective cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand, the sound relationship between contractors and the host locality, as well as between central and local agencies. The Southern Petrochemical Complex has a significant role, together with the Nghi Son Refinery in the north and Binh Son Refinery in the central region, forming a network of refineries across the country, ensuring the supply of petroleum for the domestic market, he noted. Highlighting the large … [Read more...] about Prime Minister inaugurates important items of Southern Petrochemical Complex project
On this occasion, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Pham Quang Hieu sent a congratulatory letter and gifts to the Vietnamese community in Morocco. Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Morocco Dang Thi Thu Ha highlighted the significance of the project, saying that the work imbued with Vietnamese culture aims to remind future generations of Vietnam and Morocco of the common memories of the two peoples, thus jointly contributing to the bilateral relations. The Vietnam Gate in Morocco as well as the Moroccan Gate in Vietnam, which was built in Ba Vi, Hanoi in 1963, are symbols of friendship and common values shared between the two countries such as the love for peace, hospitality and gratitude, she said. Mustapha El Ktiri, High Commissioner for Veterans of Morocco, affirmed the Vietnam Gate in Morocco is a complement to the Moroccan Gate in Vietnam, helping to honor the common memories of the two peoples, … [Read more...] about Work symbolizing Vietnam-Morocco relations inaugurated
PM Pham Minh Chinh (R) meets with European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans, and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius in HCM City on November 28. (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received European Commissioner for Environment , Oceans, and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28, affirming the importance Vietnam attaches to green development and the realisation of international commitments on forest, seas, oceans, and climate change fight. PM Chinh said as Vietnam, especially its Mekong Delta, is highly vulnerable to climate change, it has built programmes, strategies, and plans for green development . However, as a developing country with a low starting point, fairness and justice need to be guaranteed during the transition process. He called on the international community to assist Vietnam in finance, science - technology, personnel training, governance experience, and building of a legal basis that … [Read more...] about Vietnam attaches importance to green development: PM