VOV.VN - The customs sector has committed to creating optimal conditions for local businesses to enjoy when conducting customs clearance procedures once the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into force on August 1, says Deputy General Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Luu Manh Tuong.
VOV.VN - The US Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC), on June 22 launched a report evaluating the level of business satisfaction in doing administrative procedures via the National Single Window System (NSW).
Hanoi is taking action to improve administrative and governance efficiency in order to proactively meet the needs of local residents and thereby raise its Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) ranking in 2020 and the years to come.
The Government of Vietnam wants the business community to provide feedback and input to help improve the National Public Service Portal, heard a conference held by the Prime Minister’s Council on Administrative Reform and the World Bank in Hanoi on May 19.
VOV.VN - 2020 would be another difficult year for Ho Chi Minh City’s real estate market due to lingered tight credit and red tape for real estate projects.
VOV.VN - There remains a significant gap in business environment between Vietnam and other regional countries, while administrative procedures need to be simplified, thus helping domestic firms make major breakthroughs in their development, has said Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Ho Chi Minh City needs to improve the levels of public satisfaction in administrative services if it wants to develop sustainably, Tran Luu Quang, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, said.
Ho Chi Minh City greeted more than 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2019, representing a year-on-year increase of 14.3 percent, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
Ho Chi Minh City’s district authorities and state offices are setting up hotlines, working extra hours and visiting residents’ houses to provide public administrative procedures.
Rents in industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring localities increased 15.8 percent against the same period last year.
Ho Chi Minh City aims to have at least 80 percent of residents satisfied with administrative procedures and staff by 2020, according to Nguyen Thien Nhan, secretary of the HCM City Party's Committee
The People’s Committee of Hanoi has approved a plan to simplify 71 administrative procedures in judicial, construction, planning and investment, industry and trade, and natural resources and environment areas, according to municipal authorities.
The People’s Committee of the central city of Da Nang is pushing ahead with efforts to implement key tasks and solutions in building an e-government.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has provided 32 level-four online public services and processed 16 administrative procedures through the national one-stop-shop mechanism.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has moved to put more public administrative services online towards a more simplified and transparent administration.
US businesses expected progressive changes and clear improvements in both hard and soft infrastructure as well as policies for investment and business co-operation in Việt Nam, said Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Virginia Foote.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has issued a plan to implement a project on simplifying administrative procedures, citizen papers and databases related to population management in 2019.
As many as 173 administrative procedures of 13 ministries and sectors have been connected to the National Single Window (NSW) window since it was implemented in 2015.
The private sector, despite being considered the driving force of the economy, has yet to achieve a breakthrough due to many reasons, experts said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested all localities and sectors to continue simplifying administrative procedures while chairing a conference of the Government’s Steering Committee for Administrative Reform in Hanoi on February 21.