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SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

VOV.VN - At present, 65% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still find it difficult to seek potential foreign partners and investors due to the lack of co-ordination and a high-skilled labour force.

Multibillion-dollar M&A wave targeting Vietnamese SMEs

Multibillion-dollar M&A wave targeting Vietnamese SMEs

Instead of focusing on conducting M&A deals to acquire large-scale Vietnamese enterprises, the Republic of Korea's enterprises are now eyeing small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in different sectors to conduct M&A activities in Vietnam.

Retailers urged to keep up with innovation trends

Retailers urged to keep up with innovation trends

VOV.VN - The retail industry has changed dramatically in the digital age where everything is connected, requiring retailers to continue to innovate to better serve customers’ diverse needs, speakers have said at a one-day summit held in Ho Chi Minh City.

Workshop spotlights support for SMEs in foreign trade

Workshop spotlights support for SMEs in foreign trade

The Vietnamese Government’s latest support policies for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and foreign banks’ assistance for their international trade activities were updated at a workshop in Hanoi on October 31.

Energy efficiency turns SMEs into success story

Energy efficiency turns SMEs into success story

Amid the spiralling ramifications of climate change in Vietnam, energy-saving and CO2-reducing technologies have proven an inevitable trend for small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Industry 4.0 offers numerous challenges to SMEs

Industry 4.0 offers numerous challenges to SMEs

The fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is providing numerous challenges, besides opportunities, to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in joining global value chain, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 23.

Social networks help SMEs join global value chain: expert

Social networks help SMEs join global value chain: expert

Social networks play a vital role in helping small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participate in global value chain, said Facebook’s representative in Vietnam Huynh Kim Tuoc said at a forum in Hanoi on October 19.

Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts

Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 90 per cent of businesses in Vietnam, should take advantage of new marketing tools like social media to have access to global value chains, experts said at a meeting held on October 17 in HCM City.

Ministry calls for clear policies for start-ups

Ministry calls for clear policies for start-ups

Creating encouraging polices and a clear legal system is crucial to attracting investment to innovative start-ups, according to a Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) official.

Workshop updates tech trends for start-ups

Workshop updates tech trends for start-ups

Start-up enterprises could seek a number of opportunities to apply latest technologies to reform their business models at a workshop held in Hanoi on October 10 as part of the TECHFEST 2017.

Reforms needed to help SMEs get credit: experts

Reforms needed to help SMEs get credit: experts

As the importance of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the Vietnamese economy grows, experts are calling on the Government to reform the system of credit guarantee funds that are designed to increase SMEs’ access to long-term financing.

SHB offers new preferential package to SMEs

SHB offers new preferential package to SMEs

The Saigon Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) recently announced that it will launch a VND2.5 trillion (US$109.9 million) credit package with preferential interest rate from 6.5 percent per year for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Vietnam’s financial leasing sees potential

Vietnam’s financial leasing sees potential

Financial leasing institutions are the lastest solution to resolve capital shortages of local businesses, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).