Vietnam. Beverage sector contributes $1.3b to budget
The beverage industry contributed VND30 trillion (US$1.3 billion) to the State budget last year, according to the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association (VBA).
At a conference held in Ha Noi yesterday, VBA Chairman Nguyen Van Viet said the beverage industry continued to grow over the past five years despite the difficult economic times that have resulted in many other kinds of companies struggling or shutting down. (more…)