Long road ahead for entrepreneurs

Long road ahead for entrepreneurs

It will take another five to 15 years for Vietnamese entrepreneurs to become global business leaders, according to a study by the Human Capital Leadership Institute.

Development fund offers financial aid to SMEs

Development fund offers financial aid to SMEs

The Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Development Fund of the Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched financial aid packages for 2017 to continue assisting the firms which make up 97 percent of Vietnam’s total businesses.

Second Vietnam motor show to be held in Hanoi

Second Vietnam motor show to be held in Hanoi

A wide range of motorcycle models provided by the world’s leading producers will be on display at an area of 10,000 square metres during the Vietnam Motorcycle Show 2017 (VMCS 2017) scheduled for May 4-7 in Hanoi.

Expert group formed to select Long Thanh airport’s best design

Expert group formed to select Long Thanh airport’s best design

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Transport to form an advisory group with experts in airport architecture to select the best design for Long Thanh International Airport’s terminal in the southern province of Dong Nai.

Bright prospects for steel firms despite challenges

Bright prospects for steel firms despite challenges

Vietnam’s listed steel companies can achieve higher growth in 2017 despite a volatile and predictable international market if they optimise operations and exploit missing links in the sector’s supply chain, experts said on March 13.

MoIT, City protect consumer rights

MoIT, City protect consumer rights

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and this city’s People’s Committee hosted the launch of Vietnamese Consumer Rights Day 2017, themed 'Enterprise for Customers', here on March 12.

Vietnam earns US$27.3 bln from export in two months

Vietnam earns US$27.3 bln from export in two months

Vietnam’s total export earnings hit US$13 billion in February, raising the total in the first two months of this year to US$27.3 billion, up 15.4% annually, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

US$2 million expenditure on fruit imports per day

US$2 million expenditure on fruit imports per day

VOV.VN - Vietnam imported more than US$164 million worth of fruit and vegetables during the first two months of this year with 70% of the figure coming from Thailand and China, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam requests Australia roll back ban on shrimp imports

Vietnam requests Australia roll back ban on shrimp imports

VOV.VN - The Vietnam government contends the ban by the Australian Department of Agriculture on raw imports is ‘causing serious damage’ to the country’s shrimp farmers and exporters, and has requested it be reversed.

Vietnam active in regional economic, trade integration

Vietnam active in regional economic, trade integration

Vietnam will continue reforming its economy, improving the business climate and fully implementing the commitments it has made to the free trade agreements (FTAs), actively contributing to regional economic and trade integration.

Experts urge firms to enter supply chains

Experts urge firms to enter supply chains

Companies that want to enter the global supply chain should show initiative and make concerted steps to enhance their capacity and growth, Dr Shantanaru Bhattacharya of Singapore Management University said at a forum held in HCM City on March 10.

Viet Capital may list in 3rd quarter

Viet Capital may list in 3rd quarter

Viet Capital Securities Corporation (VCSC) may list on the stock market in the third quarter of 2017, HCM Securities Corporation (HSC) said in a recent report.

Soc Trang to build high-quality shrimp farm

Soc Trang to build high-quality shrimp farm

The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang met representatives of the Viet-Uc Seafood Joint Stock Company on March 9 to discuss building the first high quality shrimp farm in the locality.