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Private companies’ influence on economy growing

Private companies’ influence on economy growing

As Thaco’s car sales decreased, the Quang Nam province’s budget revenue suddenly dropped by VND3 trillion. This news has been cited by economists to show the role of large private conglomerates in the economy.

Roundtable: TPP’s promise and pitfalls

Roundtable: TPP’s promise and pitfalls

VOV.VN - The World Bank (WB) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) co-organized a roundtable discussion on March 15 themed around the promise and pitfalls the TPP and free trade agreements in general pose to local businesses.

Cultivating sustainable agriculture in Vietnam

Cultivating sustainable agriculture in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Agriculture is poised to drive a new era of economic growth for Vietnam, if the nation focuses on revolutionizing how smallholder farms are operated and implements needed institutional reforms, say experts.

Enterprises asked to prepare for TPP, ASEAN Community

Enterprises asked to prepare for TPP, ASEAN Community

Domestic enterprises have been urged to make meticulous preparations in order to make the most of opportunities brought about by the advent of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the ASEAN Community.

Mekong River Delta prepared for TPP participation

Mekong River Delta prepared for TPP participation

(VOV) - With advantages in rice, fruits, and aquatic products, the Mekong River Delta is a key agricultural center of Vietnam and the region. In addition to these strong points, the delta’s agricultural production is challenging competition regulations when Vietnam joins the TPP.

TPP to deal big blow to Vietnam livestock industry

TPP to deal big blow to Vietnam livestock industry

Minister of Trade Vu Huy Hoang fears the livestock industry will face the biggest challenge from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which will eliminate import tax on meat that stands currently at 15-40%.

FDI slides to four-year low

FDI slides to four-year low

(VOV) -Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) fell in the first six months of the year to its lowest level in more than four years, in the latest sign of an increasingly cautious outlook from foreign business.

Agriculture ministry tops 2014 Ministerial Efficiency Index

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development topped the 2014 Ministerial Efficiency Index (MEI 2014) on business law development and implementation, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) revealed on June 22.

The trouble with tech transfer in Vietnam

The trouble with tech transfer in Vietnam

(VOV) - There is a risk in Vietnam of expecting too much in the way of improved international competitiveness from technology transfer from foreign invested enterprises, according to Christian Brix Moller, the Danish Ambassador to Vietnam.

Expert proposes new approach to woo foreign investors

Expert proposes new approach to woo foreign investors

Economic expert Pham Chi Lan has called on authorities to focus on developing supporting industries and improving skills of workers as a new approach to entice foreign investors rather than resorting to land and tax incentives.

SMEs improve competitive edge to benefit from AEC

SMEs improve competitive edge to benefit from AEC

(VOV) - Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to sharpen their productivity in the lead up to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) formation later this year, economic experts at a recent seminar in Hanoi said.

Levelling the global economic playing field

Levelling the global economic playing field

(VOV) - The economic playing field in which Vietnam is a thrust will drastically change upon the realisation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and regional integration by 2015.