Executives from startups and small and medium-sized enterprises participated in a conference titled “Access to capital for startups” in HCM City on September 21.
Financial leasing institutions are the lastest solution to resolve capital shortages of local businesses, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
A high credit growth target of 21 per cent could be achieved this year, but with it come risks on credit quality and the potential for unevenly distributed loans, privileging large private firms instead of smaller ones.
The 45th meeting of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Working Group kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on September 13.
The APEC Online-to-Offline (O2O) Forum was held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10 to foster digital competitiveness and resilience of small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups.
Improving the investment and business environment and administrative reforms are among the measures needed to facilitate the development of businesses in Ho Chi Minh City, a seminar heard on September 6.
Procter & Gamble has hosted P&G Leadership College and introduced the Signal Accelerator for SMEs, reaffirming the company’s commitment to work with the Ministry of Planning and Investment to enhance SMEs’ competitiveness, increase innovative capabilities and approach new business opportunities.
The US company Procter & Gamble hosted a workshop in Hanoi on September 6 to improve leadership of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam.
VOV.VN -The 24th APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM) and related meeting are expected to increase the competitiveness and creativity capacity of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the digital era.
Growth cannot be sustainable unless it is economically, financially and socially inclusive, APEC officials said at a symposium in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28.
Global value chains (GVCs) development and cooperation, and promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)’ integration into GVCs have been high on agenda and supported by APEC member economies, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is seeking approval to raise the VAT in 2019, raising concern among economists.
As many as 200 enterprises and more than 194,000 locals in 22 rural communes of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have benefited from a Canadian-funded project to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) worth CAD12.1 million (US$9.63 million).
Instead of lending to large companies, more and more banks have started to lend to small businesses to hedge their risks.
Vietnam has been reported as leading the region and beating the world average in the representation of women in its business sector. While the figures are promising, there remains ample space for improvement.
A workshop took place in northern Hai Phong city on August 4 to provide information on loan access and methods of payment in international trade for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Although Vietnam’s business community has been the backbone of the country’s market-based economy over the past decades, it has experienced its share of ups and downs.
Local private enterprises have improved their productions and operations, but half of them still must take operational and production loans, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Policies that facilitate SMEs development are the most important topic of discussion at the third meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), said Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.
Inaccessibility to bank loans is one of the main factors that has prevented private small and medium-sized businesses from further development, experts say.