Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Business Vietnam opens new doors with push for coal energy Plant builders flock back to Southeast Asian country after nuclear letdown The Vung Ang No. 1 power plant and Mitsubishi's new facility will together supply a sizable chunk of electricity in Vietnam.
ATSUSHI TOMIYAMA, Nikkei staff writer January 20, 2017 15:30 JST | Japan
HANOI -- Having pulled away from atomic energy projects late last year, Vietnam is now sharpening its focus on coal to tap its abundant reserves.
Many Japanese companies are drawn to this new business opportunity -- but so are Chinese rivals that threaten to give them a run for their money.
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