Plastic association rejects increase of import tariff on plastic pellets

Plastic association rejects increase of import tariff on plastic pellets

The Vietnam Plastic Association (VPA) has recently sent an official dispatch to the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade to propose to keep import tariff of polypropylene (PP) plastic material at 3 percent instead of increasing it to 5 percent.
Plastic waste collection in Tan Tap beach, Long An province (Photo: SGGP)

Plastic waste elimination efforts underway in Vietnam

Being one of five nations releasing the most plastic waste into the ocean with about 1.8 million tons a year, Vietnam has intensified communications campaigns against plastic products in order to reduce environmental pollution.


Da Nang has launched a campaign to call on the community to ‘Say No’ to single-use plastic products. (Photo: danviet.vn)

Da Nang says no to single-use plastic products

Da Nang has launched a campaign to call on the community to ‘Say No’ to single-use plastic products to deal with pollution and waste treatment costs.