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VIET NAM EXPECTED TO EMERGE AS A PROMINENT LOGISTICS PLAYER IN ASIA

Việt Nam’s logistics industry is gaining recognition in the global market, with growing expectations that it will emerge as a “rising star” in Asia. This is due in large part to the country’s efforts to develop its supply chain industry and benefits from ‘China plus’ sourcing strategies of major multinational manufacturers.

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PDP8 OFFICIALLY AUTHORISED: 2050 APPROACH

The objective of the Power Development Plan VIII (PDP8) is to aggressively develop renewable energy sources for electricity generation. By 2050, the proportion of renewable energy is projected to have reached 67.7-71.5 per cent.

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HIGH COSTS SETBACK TO GREEN TRANSITION IN MARITIME TRANSPORTATION

High costs are putting obstacles in the way of ocean carriers trying to go green, heard a seminar on sustainable maritime transporation last week. A representative from the Vietnam Maritime Corporation (VIMC) said the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) measures how efficiently a vessel transports goods and passengers.

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LONG AN - DESTINATION FOR LOGISTICS PROJECTS

Long An is located adjacent to Ho Chi Minh City, a bridge between the Southern Key Economic Region and the Mekong Delta. The province has 37 industrial parks (ranked 5th in the country by number, 13th by FDI value and 3rd by domestic investment value), a border gate economic zone and an international port. 

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IMPROVING BANKABILITY OF PPP PROJECTS IN VIETNAM

In recent years, many Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects in transportation, energy, and other infrastructure sectors in Vietnam have failed to secure financing from commercial banks and other lenders. The lack of interest from lenders and financiers in these PPP projects has raised important questions about the bankability of projects procured under a PPP model.

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MEKONG DELTA NEEDS $4B TO IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE

The proposal was made by the ministries of Transport and Agriculture and Rural Development and 13 localities (including 12 provinces and Cần Thơ City) at the first meeting of the Steering Committee for Sustainable Development Projects in the Mekong Delta to respond to climate change organised in Cần Thơ last weekend.

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VIETNAM NEEDS HUGE CAPITAL FOR SEAPORT DEVELOPMENT

As of October 2022, Vietnam had 296 ports about 107 km in length (five times that of 2000). International gateway ports have been established in the northern and southern regions, with Lach Huyen wharf area (Hai Phong) and Cai Mep wharf area (Ba Ria-Vung Tau) capable of accommodating container ships up to 145,000 tons and 214,000 tons, respectively.

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BIG-TICKET INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS PROPOSED FOR MEKONG DELTA

These include projects to build coastal roads, inter-regional roads, dikes and reservoirs, with total capital of VND94,300 billion. They were proposed by the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Mekong Delta’s 13 provinces.


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