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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Microsoft Vietnam continues to be honoured for its community dedication by AmCham at the annual CSR Recognition Award 2016.
President of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Trade Roeslani Rosan has worried that US President-elect Donald Trump will implement policies leading to increasing protectionism.
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.
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.
The burden of energy labelling to meet the minimum energy proficiency standards certification in Vietnam is likely to be removed in order to cut administrative procedures.
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.
VOV.VN - The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Amcham) has designated Mr Michael Kelly as the Chair of the Real Estate & Tourism Committee.
Principal investor of The Grand Ho Tram Philip Falcone has reaffirmed strong commitment to help fuel growth in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province where the integrated resort project is located, and Vietnam obtain tourism objectives.