NDO - Vietnam Railways (VNR) has proposed an investment of over VND4.6 trillion (US$202.4 million) in order to buy new locomotives and carriages by 2020, with 70% of the total amount to be borrowed from the State-owned Vietnam Development Bank.
NDO – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has decided to check all shipments of catfish and tra fish imported from Vietnam as of August 2, however, according to domestic tra fish exporters, this also presents an opportunity for the industry.
NDO – The Noi Bai Cartering Services Joint Stock Company (NCS), a subsidiary of the Vietnam Airlines Corporation, has received a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from Japanese airline.All Nippon Airways (ANA)for its excellent in-flight meals offered on the ANA’s flights.
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has requested that the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) promptly submits a decision publicising the list of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), whose State capital is to be sold during the 2017-2020 period, to the Prime Minister for signing.
NDO – A recent survey on business confidence conducted by the Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) showed that the confidence of private business leaders continues to increase, as the private sector is increasingly asserting its important role in Vietnam's economic growth in the near future.
NDO – The Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) announced on August 2 that it decided to lift safeguard measures from imports of colour-coated steel sheets for nine enterprises.