Tag: "business climate"

European SMEs look to rule changes

European SMEs look to rule changes

More European small-and medium-sized enterprises are finding Vietnam a favourable destination for investment in anticipation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and a new law supporting small-and medium-sized firms.

Vietnam ranks 9th in Asia in Global Innovation Index

Vietnam ranks 9th in Asia in Global Innovation Index

VOV.VN - Vietnam has made a significant achievement in the Global Innovation Index 2017 (GII), ranking 47th out of 127 economies around the globe and 9th in Asia, leading the group of middle and lower-income economies.

US firms upbeat over Vietnam prospects

US firms upbeat over Vietnam prospects

In the context of the new US administration finding ways to encourage American firms to return to the US, many will continue with their plans to invest in Vietnam, where they see sunny days ahead in the local investment and business climate.

Japan commends Vietnam’s business climate

Japan commends Vietnam’s business climate

Approximately 1,600 Japanese firms are operating in Vietnam as a result of the country’s efforts to improve investment climate, said Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.

Local reform must be hastened: businesses

Local reform must be hastened: businesses

The Government of Vietnam has made accelerated efforts to improve the business climate but more drastic measures must be taken at local levels where firms still face obstacles in doing business, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

FDI firms praise Vietnam’s reform efforts

FDI firms praise Vietnam’s reform efforts

Foreign direct investment (FDI) firms operating in Vietnam highly evaluated the reform efforts the government, ministries, sectors and localities have made to create a more favourable and healthier business climate, experts have said.

Firms want more access to government leaders

Firms want more access to government leaders

Businesses have agreed that Government Resolution 35 on supporting and developing enterprises augurs changes, but are adopting a wait-and-see attitude toward its implementation.

EU enterprises optimistic about business prospects in Vietnam

EU enterprises optimistic about business prospects in Vietnam

About 76% of European enterprises operating in Vietnam said they are optimistic about business prospects in 2017, according to a Business Climate Index (BCI) survey for the fourth quarter of 2016 conducted by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).

Vietnam predicts strong business confidence

Vietnam predicts strong business confidence

Business confidence is expected to improve in 2017, following the Government’s hastened reform efforts aiming to create momentum for firms and boost start-up entrepreneurship.

Firms hopeful of strong 2017

Firms hopeful of strong 2017

Vietnamese firms are mostly optimistic about their business results for 2017, driven by the improved macro-economy coupled with Government efforts to improve the business climate and remove obstacles.

Firms hopeful about 2017

Firms hopeful about 2017

Vietnamese firms are mostly optimistic about their business results for 2017, driven by the improved macro-economy coupled with Government efforts to improve the business climate and remove obstacles.

HCM City targets 50,000 new firms in 2017

HCM City targets 50,000 new firms in 2017

Ho Chi Minh City hopes to incorporate 50,000 new companies this year (2017) so that there are 500,000 operational ones by 2020, Chairman of the city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has said.