The 500kV substation and 220/500kV transmission line combined with Trung Nam Thuan Nam solar power plant in Ninh Thuan province. (Photo courtesy of Trung Nam)

Ministry seeks ideas for national energy master plan

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is collecting opinions on the draft National Energy Master Plan for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050 to ensure national energy security.
At the launching ceremony for the logo and slogan design contest (Photo: VTV)

Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving

The Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with the Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the World Bank, and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, on October 28 launched a logo and slogan design contest to encourage people to cultivate power-saving habit.
Some cashback websites may be operating on pyramid schemes

Online pyramid schemes on the rise

Many cashback websites and smartphone apps dealing with virtual currencies are showing signs of illegal pyramid schemes and fraud, warned the Department of Competition and Consumer Protection under Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam has 42,187 rooftop solar power projects

Vietnam has 42,187 rooftop solar power projects

According to the Vietnam Electricity (EVN), around 42,187 rooftop solar power projects have been put into operation so far with a total capacity of 925.8MWp. 
Pork products on shelves. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has founded a group to inspect the pork market to figure out problems that caused failures in cooling domestic pork prices. — VNA/VNS Photo

Group set up to inspect pork market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has founded a group to inspect the pork market which saw prices at high levels since the end of 2019 despite the Government’s effort to increase supply to make up for the drops caused by African swine fever.
Enterprises call for help to re-export black pepper stuck in Nepal

Enterprises call for help to re-export black pepper stuck in Nepal

For having not opened letters of credit, 58 containers of black pepper of 13 Vietnamese enterprises exported to Nepal are stuck at ports in this country. Because their goods could not either be exported or re-exported, enterprises are asking the Prime Minister for help.
The wood and wooden product processing industry has a high inventory in the first six months of this year. (Photo: SGGP)

Enterprises suffer high inventory

Although business activities of Vietnamese enterprises have been recovered rapidly as the country has controlled well the Covid-19 pandemic for more than two months, according to a report released on July 10 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), the inventory of goods of Vietnamese enterprises is extremely high.
Goods and foods at supermarkets are assured to meet demand of people (photo: Cao Thang)

Essential consumer goods assured in 2020

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked relevant agencies, associations and wholesale enterprises to report on supply and demand of goods and food throughout the country in March and the next months of the year.