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Vietnam aims to keep 2010 trade gap flat at $12 bln

January 15, 2010
Vietnam aims to keep 2010 trade gap flat at $12 bln

Vietnam plans to boost exports this year and cut the growth in imports in order to keep its trade deficit flat at around $12 billion, a local newspaper reported on Friday, citing a government report. The Industry and Trade Ministry planned to boost exports by 7 percent to US$60.54 billion while allowing imports to grow [...]

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Nuclear power economically unsound, assembly warns

November 14, 2009

Vietnam should scale back its nuclear program, National Assembly representatives argued Friday, cautioning that massive spending on the country’s first nuclear power project would burden the economy. In a report released last week, the government said commercial nuclear power was necessary in Vietnam considering the country’s fast-growing demand for electricity.However, Nguyen Minh Thuyet, a representative [...]

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Nuclear power and unanswered questions

October 22, 2009
Nuclear power and unanswered questions

A public consensus has formed on Vietnam’s need to invest in nuclear power, though many questions were not answered in the investment report. Tien Phong raised some of these in a recent interview.   Mr. Vuong Huu Tan.LookAtVietnam – A public consensus has formed on Vietnam’s need to invest in nuclear power, though many questions [...]

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Industry urged to lift exports 3%

June 23, 2009
Industry urged to lift exports 3%

LookAtVietnam – Industry will have to work hard to keep country’s trade deficit target at US$10-12 billion this year, standing Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Bui Xuan Khu said. Workers load export cargo at Tien Sa Port, part of Da Nang Port System. Viet Nam’s trade industry will have to work hard to maintain [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...