Japanese brewers are looking past China’s $57 billion beer market to a country with less than one-tenth the population: Vietnam. Japan’s oldest beer maker, Sapporo Holdings Ltd., pulled out of China in 2004 and is boosting production in Vietnam. Rivals Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. and Kirin Holdings Co. have bought Southeast Asian companies to help … Continue reading
In balmy Honolulu this weekend, political leaders are due to trumpet a major step forward in Trans Pacific Partnership free-trade talks. Despite negotiators flogging through nine previous rounds of talks, from Ho Chi Minh City to Lima, no-one expects the announcement will be conclusive. But it will be progress of sorts. These talks involve nine … Continue reading
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Four years ago, the future looked bright for Vietnam. Investors and economists proclaimed that this emerging market of 86 million people would grow into an “Asian tiger,” the next country to reach middle-income status by attracting foreign investment. Firms that once sought Chinese labor were diversifying into Hanoi and … Continue reading
By TATSUO ITO TOKYO—Nearly eight months after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, Japan is resuming steps it hopes will lead to exports of commercial nuclear technology to India and Vietnam, even as Japan itself is scaling back the use of nuclear energy at home. On Saturday, Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba and his Indian counterpart, S.M. … Continue reading
Vietnam wants MNL-Hanoi flights (Business Mirror)
Numis Securities highlighted that investors in Premier Oil (LON:PMO) will have to look to the North Sea for the stock’s next catalyst after the Qua Mit Vang well, offshore Vietnam, was abandoned as a dry hole today. This morning Premier told investors that the 104-QMV-1X well, also known as the Qua Mit Vang exploration well, … Continue reading
HANOI Oct 27 (Reuters) – Construction of the $7.5 billion Nghi Son oil refinery, Vietnam’s second such facility, is likely to be delayed until the first quarter of 2012 instead of the last quarter this year, a senior executive from one of the contractors said on Thursday.
SANTOS has started oil production at its Chim Sao project offshore Vietman, five years after entering the country.
Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has signed an agreement with a consortium of Japanese companies to progress the design, construction and operation of the country’s second proposed nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, Rosatom will help establish a nuclear energy information centre in Hanoi.
By Bloomberg News Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) — Pledged foreign direct investment into Vietnam fell 28 percent in the nine months through September from a year earlier, the government said, as domestic risks dim the nation’s economic outlook. Committed investment fell to $9.9 billion in January through September from the same period in 2010, the Foreign … Continue reading