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Vietnamese Prime Minister holds talks with Russian counterpart

VietNamNet Bridge – Russia strongly supports the way Viet Nam is restructuring its economy, renovating its economic growth model and stepping up international integration, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has affirmed.


Trade deficit hits US$547 million in March; Bilateral trade with India up 40.2pct; Challenges for Vietnamese exports; Instalment plans take advantage of Vietnamese consumers; Up-market housing remains empty

Vietnam warned about Dutch disease, urged to stop raw minerals

VietNamNet Bridge – The government of Vietnam has been prohibiting exporting raw natural minerals over the last few years. However, the ban has not had high enforcement.

Mineral exploitation devastates poor villages

The mining in Yen Bai province has made thousands of local households live in the fear that one day, their remaining rice fields would be inundated in the mud.

Allowing raw material exports, MOIT yields to enterprises?

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOI) has issued a series of documents, allowing some local enterprises exporting raw materials to help reduce the inventories.

The perils from titanium exploitation appears visibly

Natural breakwaters and coastal preventive forests would lose, while radioactive pollution of the air and water would be serious, which would threaten people’s health. All these are the visible consequences in titanium exploitation areas.