Transport infrastructure key to Mekong Delta’s economic growth

A vast major economic zone covering 40,400 sq.km., the Mekong Delta boasts abundant advantages in agricultural production and investment attraction across a variety of fields. However, for years, the slow development transport infrastructure has hindered the development of the region, becoming a bottleneck that prevent ...

Mekong Delta needs logistics investment: officials

A trade representative has called for the construction of more deep-water ports in the Mekong River Delta to save money and time for seafood exporters. Nguyễn Hoài Nam, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), said the move would allow firms to directly ...

First trans-Pacific direct shipping line from Hai Phong opens

A Trans-Pacific transshipment service connecting the Hai Phong International Container Terminal (HICT) in northern Vietnam with the west coast of the US and Canada is now officially underway, shortening freight time by eight days.The momentous event affirms HICT’s capacity to berth large mother vessels and ...

Poor investment hinders waterway transport growth

A lack of investment into inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Việt Nam’s logistics sector heavily dependant on more expensive road transport. With up to 2,360 rivers stretching a total of 42,000 kilometres, Việt Nam was should have huge potential ...

VNS Reporter

Policy leverage to direct FDI capital in Vietnam's transport infrastructure

Vietnam needs US$48 billion to develop transport system from now to 2023.Vietnam is in dire needs of private investment, especially from foreign funds, to complete many important transport projects as the state cannot afford it. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Green seaports needed in Vietnam to reduce pollution from shipping operations

To mitigate pollution caused by shipping operations and waste from seaports, experts say it is necessary to promote the development of environmentally friendly seaports.Keep reading ...

Kim Chi

7,000 billion VND to build two container terminals at Lach Huyen international gateway port

Two container wharfs # 3 and # 4 with a length of 375 m / berth that can receive 100,000 DWT ships are proposed to built by Hai Phong Port Joint Stock Company.Keep reading ...

Anh Minh

Infrastructure speed bump slows Vietnam

Country is growing fast on nearly all economic fronts, but overcrowded roads, ports and airports threaten to throttle the expansionKeep reading ...

PETER JANSSEN

FDI needed in infrastructure development

From a low starting point, Vietnam’s infrastructure system has been improved significantly. However, quality is still a persistent issue, causing a bottleneck limiting economic development, making it necessary to focus FDI capital in this sector.Keep reading ...

Nguyen Huong

Special economic zones need tens of billions of U.S. dollars to develop infrastructure

It requires tens of billion of U.S. dollars for the development of infrastructure in special economic zones of Van Don, North Van Phong and Phu Quoc in the coming years. Reports show that Phu Quoc special economic zone will need $40 billion by 2030 while ...

Tu Hoang

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