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Agreement inked to boost businesses’ technology transfer

Agreement inked to boost businesses’ technology transfer

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Business Associations (HUBA) has signed an agreement with the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) to promote their members’ partnership in transferring technology and expanding investment chances.

Vietnam ready to facilitate US enterprises' operations

Vietnam ready to facilitate US enterprises' operations

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has assured the Vietnamese Government's willingness to offer the best possible conditions in line with domestic and relevant international laws for US enterprises.

Direct PPAs spark renewable energy

Direct PPAs spark renewable energy

To attract investment in the renewable energy sector, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has confirmed that a mechanism to allow businesses to buy power at competitive prices from renewable energy generators will be piloted in 2018.

Policy changes pose obstacles for foreign investors

Policy changes pose obstacles for foreign investors

Although FDI has played an important role in boosting Vietnam’s economic growth, recent changes in policies and regulations, which are not consistent with international best practices, have exposed many foreign investors to considerable risks and obstacles in executing their investments.

Asia-Pacific CEOs increasingly looking at Vietnam

Asia-Pacific CEOs increasingly looking at Vietnam

Asia-Pacific executives are increasingly looking at Vietnam as a market and means as they see the population is increasing but the economy is growing, and people have more income.

SoEs struggle to attract investors in equitisation

SoEs struggle to attract investors in equitisation

The Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) released a report on October 30 on the actuality of strategic shareholders’ involvement in State-owned enterprises’ (SoEs) equitisation process, which they concluded to be below expectations.

Sugary drinks may get unsavoury tax

Sugary drinks may get unsavoury tax

The Ministry of Finance is proposing the levy of a special consumption tax of 10-20 per cent on sugary drinks to combat obesity rates, though a similar proposal was rejected by the government three years ago.

Vietnam advised to launch second export wave

Vietnam advised to launch second export wave

Businesses should cooperate closely with the Government to usher in a second export wave of products with higher added-value and promotion of brands, participants at a seminar in HCM City said on August 8.

Vietnam Export Forum 2017 expects to attract 400 businesses

Vietnam Export Forum 2017 expects to attract 400 businesses

VOV.VN - Strong businesses and organizations such as Amcham, AEON and TopValu have registered to take part in the Vietnam Export Forum 2017, which will place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8th, according to the Investment & Trade Promotion Centre.

Vietnam, US discuss ways to boost trade-investment ties

Vietnam, US discuss ways to boost trade-investment ties

A programme entitled “Meet the USA 2017” was held in HCM City on June 7 to step up economic-trade-investment relations between Vietnam and the US, especially in the fields of smart city development, renewable energy, environmental protection, hi-tech agriculture, healthcare and education.

AmCham gives its outlook on US-Vietnam relations

AmCham gives its outlook on US-Vietnam relations

Jonathan L. Moreno, chairman of AmCham, talks with VIR’s Thanh Van about the outlook of US-Vietnam bilateral relations and how the American business community helps consolidate the commercial ties.

AmCham awards 50 scholarships in HCM City

AmCham awards 50 scholarships in HCM City

The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam has awarded 50 scholarships worth a total of 620 million VND (27,300 USD) to university students in HCM City.

Walmart seeks stronger ties with local suppliers

Walmart seeks stronger ties with local suppliers

VOV.VN - Walmart has joined a business trade fair in Ho Chi Minh City seeking to strengthen its local supply chain with businesses in the manufacturing and agriculture segments of the economy.

Amcham organises supplier day in HCM City

Amcham organises supplier day in HCM City

The American Chamber of Commerce, HCM City Chapter, on October 26, organised the Supplier Day 2016 for FDI manufacturers and local suppliers aiming at the growth of the Vietnam supply chain.

Weak productivity putting pressure on companies

Weak productivity putting pressure on companies

VOV.VN - Vietnam companies are facing a toxic combination of dismal productivity growth and lack of innovativeness, raising the risk that they will further weaken an already-fragile economy.