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Vietnam, Thailand strive to intensify trade exchange activities

Vietnam, Thailand strive to intensify trade exchange activities

VOV.VN - Thailand’s trade office in Ho Chi Minh City hosted a trade exchange programme on July 14 to seek ways for local businesses to join regional supply chains and seize cooperation opportunities that exist between Vietnam and Thailand.

Priorities for ASEAN Economic Community approved

Priorities for ASEAN Economic Community approved

Vietnam’s 12 priorities as ASEAN Chair in 2020 were approved by other member countries at the 26th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Retreat and the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Consultation Meeting on March 10.

AEC broadens its effects on Vietnam

AEC broadens its effects on Vietnam

Two and a half years have elapsed since the ASEAN Economic Community was established and businesses in Vietnam are taking advantage of the bloc’s import tariff cuts to expand their exports, aiming to narrow the trade deficit between Vietnam and ASEAN.

HCM City: Private sector needs most labourers

HCM City: Private sector needs most labourers

The demand for human resources in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to rise 2-3 percent annually to reach 4.61 million labourers by 2020 and 5.34 million labourers by 2025, according to a report from the HCM Centre for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.

Oil and gas sector urged to adjust business strategy

Oil and gas sector urged to adjust business strategy

The oil and gas sector needs to adjust its production and business strategy so that it could compete with foreign rivals locally and internationally, said participants at a seminar in Hanoi on September 26.

AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development

AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development

Vietnam proposed a resolution on strengthening intra-regional cooperation to build an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) of equal development and inclusive growth at the second plenary session of the 38th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly in the Philippines on September 19.

Vietnamese retail sector to flourish in AEC era

Vietnamese retail sector to flourish in AEC era

Since the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Vietnam has become a potential market for regional retailers, which promotes the development of the domestic retail sector, but also alerts domestic enterprises to watch out and continuously improve to not fall behind.

Unity is vital for ASEAN survival

Unity is vital for ASEAN survival

VOV.VN - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is celebrating its 50th founding anniversary today. Over the past half a century, ASEAN has been a common house of special identities.

Deputy PM: Vietnam works for more prosperous ASEAN

Deputy PM: Vietnam works for more prosperous ASEAN

With its goodwill, enthusiasm and responsibility, Vietnam has significantly contributed to the common achievements of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has written in an article marking the group’s 50th founding anniversary.

ASEAN creates a base in Vietnam

ASEAN creates a base in Vietnam

Regional trade pacts and business climate improvements have made Vietnam become a manufacturing hub for ASEAN investors and firms.

Vietnam business leaders losing battle to become competitive

Vietnam business leaders losing battle to become competitive

VOV.VN - Private sector small businesses in retail and manufacturing are not demonstrating an ability to effectively compete in the international marketplace, says Dinh Thi My Loan, chair of the Vietnam Retailers Association.

Vietnam remains destination for investors

Vietnam remains destination for investors

Up to 78% of businesses have been positive about Vietnam’s economy, according to a survey on the private equity (PE) sector conducted by Grant Thornton Vietnam, which provides assurance, tax and advisory services.

All smiles in Hanoi as manufacturing expo gets underway

All smiles in Hanoi as manufacturing expo gets underway

VOV.VN - Optimism is the mood of the moment as the country’s biggest manufacturing expo got underway today (Apr. 26) at ICE Hanoi alongside exhibitions for industrial subcontracting and sheet metal fabrication.

Oxford Group issues VN report

Oxford Group issues VN report

Vietnam’s steady transition to a liberalised economy is the subject of a wide-ranging analysis in a new report by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG).