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Editor’s pickThe Growth of Binh Duong

17-07-2018
Vietnam, Asia, Timber, Wood, Wood Industry, Industry, Material, Business, Binh Uuong, Tran Thanh Liem, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Economy, Growth

Mr Tran Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Binh Duong Province Binh Duong is located in southeast Vietnam. The city is part of the Southern Key Economic Zone, which also includes Ho Chi Minh City and the provinces of Dong Nai, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Long An and Tien Giang. The gateway to Ho Chi Minh …

Editor’s pickThe Binh Duong Economic Story

16-07-2018
vietnam, asia, timber, wood, wood industry, industry, material, export, business, binh duong, Nguyen Van Danh, BIFA Wood Vietnam, economy

Nguyen Van Danh, Director of Binh Duong Industry and Trade Department, Executive of the People's Committee of Binh Duong Province, and Congressman of Vietnam Driven by pro-business policies, Vietnam’s south has, for years, attracted foreign direct investments, transforming sleepy towns into industrial powerhouses. Binh Duong is one such …

Japan optimistic about growth as consumption picks up

20-11-2017
Japan, economy, ITTO

Exports and industrial output will continue to drive the Japanese economy, according to an October report from the Cabinet Office. Consumption is picking up while capital expenditure is on the rise. The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has pushed forward its target for two per cent inflation to 2020 but this may be too optimistic, analysts say. The Japanese …

Japan performs well in 2016 but uncertainty looms

20-03-2017
Japan, ITTO, economy

Increased business investment in the final quarter of 2016 lifted Japan’s economic growth higher than initially reported. Third quarter growth came at annualised 1.2 percent however. The revised figure is still below the forecast prepared in mid- 2016 which anticipated growth at 1.6 per cent. The lackluster growth underlines the challenges …