La sustainable supply chain – Talk Vietnam (2022)

Hanoi selected to support sustainable product value chains


The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has selected Hanoi as the locality to launch the project “Food Safety for Development”. The signing and launching ceremonies of the cooperation programto support Hanoi in building and developing some sustainable product value chains was held this week in the capital city by MARD‘s National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department and thecity’sDepartment of Agriculture and Rural Developmentand theEmbassy of Canada inVietnam. An overview of the signing ceremony. Photo: The project’s goal is to support the capital city in establishing eight sustainable agro-forestry-fishery value chains as well as the branding and marketing of some of their products,Director of the National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department Nguyen Nhu Tiep said at the event. Selected chains will receive supports in infrastructure, equipment, quality improvement and food safety from … [Read more...] about Hanoi selected to support sustainable product value chains

Going green gives businesses a competitive advantage


Delegates discuss issues related to sustainable development at the ‘Good for Business, Good for Planet’ seminar held in HCM City on Wednesday. — VNS Photo Shifting to green growth would help businesses increase their competitiveness and catch up with trends in the domestic and foreign markets, delegates told a seminar in HCM City on Wednesday. As one of the world's most vulnerable countries to climate change, Viet Nam has made multi-dimensional efforts to drive the whole nation towards its collective goal of reaching net zero greenhouse gasses emissions targets, achieving sustainable development, and contributing to tackle the global climate change crisis, they said. Speaking at the ‘Good for Business, Good for Planet’ seminar held by Nhip Cau Dau Tu magazine, Tim Evans, CEO of HSBC Vietnam, said, “The green journey that Viet Nam has embarked on is bringing both opportunities and challenges. Those businesses who get onboard early can capture major opportunities and build a … [Read more...] about Going green gives businesses a competitive advantage

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Vietnam to host Mekong Tourism Forum in October


Illustrative photo (Source: Gathering public- and private-sector tourism leaders and experts, the GMS signature forum is set to focus on regional efforts and cross-sectoral collaboration to foster real action toward rebuilding a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable tourism industry. Trends affecting the sector’s recovery will be discussed, with speakers touching post-pandemic recovery, digital transformation, localization of supply chain, and the social enterprise business model, among other matters. The event will also feature an exhibition on green tourism in Vietnam and other GMS nations. It is expected to showcase responsible tourism products and services, offer visitors hands-on experiences to learn about local cultures, and connect sides involved in the tourism industry. First held in 1996, the forum is an annual event for tourism development and cooperation in the GMS, which comprises Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to host Mekong Tourism Forum in October

Major electronics show scheduled in Hanoi


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Phan Quang Vinh, head of Marketing for RX Tradex, said that in addition to annual activities, the Vietnam Electronics Forum 2022 is a focal event before Vietnam’s only SMT Exhibition on Testing Technologies, Equipment and Supporting Industries for Electronics Manufacturing (NEPCON Vietnam), which is scheduled to take place from September 14-16. It will feature electronic components, cell phone components, flat panel display modules, applications, automotive components, component manufacturing technology and more. The forum is part of a series of events and practical activities to support electronics firms in production, market expansion, access to international business opportunities and participation in global supply chains. As the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control and trade and production activities are recovering, the exhibition will provide opportunities for Vietnamese electronics firms to meet potential partners from all over the world and learn new market trends. … [Read more...] about Major electronics show scheduled in Hanoi

Tungsten riches not yet in grip of giants


At the end of July, Samsung Electronics announced the first shipment of 3-nanometer semiconductors, the first of its kind worldwide. The move marks an important milestone in the race to develop the most advanced and efficient chip in the market. Tungsten riches not yet in grip of giants, illustration photo/ The advancement in the sophisticated chipmaking technology, which helped Samsung beat foundry rival TSMC of Taiwan, is expected to bring the group more customers looking for powerful chips that enable smaller, faster, and more efficient technology products. TSMC and Samsung have been engaged in intense competition to overtake each other by introducing the most cutting-edge and effective chips to the market and gaining clients for contract chip manufacturing. In the first quarter of this year, the worldwide foundry market was dominated by TSMC with 53.5 per cent of the market share, followed by Samsung with 16.3 per cent, according to industry tracker … [Read more...] about Tungsten riches not yet in grip of giants

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Power shortage worries increase hunger for coal


Cao Son Coal, the company with the largest mining output in Vietnam, on July 19 announced to improve and expand the capacity of the Cao Son coal mine in Cam Pha in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, to meet high production requirements. Coal mining companies are increasing output to deal with power generation shortages, Le Toan The mine has total reserves of almost 52 million tonnes, with a designed capacity of about 4.5 million tonnes per year. By upgrading the reserves, Cao Son’s coal mine is expected to complete a record high mining output of 6.78 million tonnes in 2022. Phan Quoc Viet, director of Cao Son Coal, said, “We have mobilised equipment to maximise the exploitation of raw coal at the Cao Son mine. In 2021, we achieved a mining output of over 6.4 million tonnes.” Many miners feel that Cao Son Coal’s plan to increase output faces many challenges, especially considering the increasingly difficult and complex open-pit mining conditions. Similar to … [Read more...] about Power shortage worries increase hunger for coal

Utilising every opportunity to grow and overcome challenges


At the conference on August 11, MPI Minister Dung said that thanks to the control of the pandemic and the maintenance of macroeconomic stability, the business sector has reported a positive recovery recently. As of July, the whole country had about 871,000 operating enterprises with tax incurred, an increase of nearly 13 per cent compared to 2021. In the first seven months of 2022, the number of enterprises entering and returning to the market, as well as additionally registered capital into the economy, increased sharply. The number of enterprises entering and re-entering the market was over 130,000 enterprises, an increase of 26.8 per cent on-year, 1.4 times higher than the number of enterprises withdrawing from the market. The total registered capital added to the economy in the first seven months of 2022 reached over $143 billion, an increase of over 37 per cent on-year. According to reports from business associations, the market has recovered over 75-85 per cent compared … [Read more...] about Utilising every opportunity to grow and overcome challenges

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ABB and Audi cooperate to drive e-mobility adoption in Vietnam


As a long-standing technology partner of Audi globally, ABB E-mobility was selected to deliver its market-leading electric vehicle chargers in Vietnam for the launch of new all-electric Audi e-tron GT quattro, Audi’s first electric car to hit the Vietnamese market. Like many similar Asian countries, Vietnam is experiencing rapid urbanization. The rate of car ownership is forecasted to grow thirty-five-fold from 2010 to 2050. To help mitigate the environmental impact of this increase, it is vital that the sector evolves by embracing e-mobility solutions. ABB Wallbox charger 2022 marks many changes in the electric vehicle market in Vietnam. Reputable car manufacturers, such as Audi, have realized their plans by bringing electric car models to the country. While the Vietnamese government’s incentives for e-mobility is still in the first phase, the progress in e-mobility being driven by well established vehicle manufacturers shows the important role that electric … [Read more...] about ABB and Audi cooperate to drive e-mobility adoption in Vietnam

☀️ Morning digest August 12


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Hanoi (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries last night by Vietnam News Agency. – The 14th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee wrapped up in Hanoi on August 11 after two and a half days of sitting. NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue said the meeting had completed all tasks as scheduled. Read full story – Standing members of the steering committee in charge of a project to draft a strategy for building and completing a law-governed socialist state of Vietnam by 2030, with a vision to 2045, held a meeting with the Central Theoretical Council in Hanoi on August 11. Members of the council showed their support for the draft strategy, which they said has been prepared in a methodological, democratic and scientific manner that guarantees the Party’s comprehensive and absolute leadership, firmly maintains the socialist orientation, and doesn’t include loopholes for hostile forces to take advantage of to sabotage the Party, State or regime. Read full story … [Read more...] about ☀️ Morning digest August 12


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2. Discussion with the Prime Minister of Vietnam
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3. WEBINAR NO.1: Standard Chartered Bank – BritCham Sustainability
(British Chamber Of Commerce Vietnam)
4. Disruption Continues: Protracted supply chain issues in Vietnam
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6. Business Talk 2021 #1: Disrupting Supply Chain with Blockchain Value Added Perspective
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