The elimination of business conditions has helped ease burden on enterprises, but much work needs to be done to boost the effectiveness, heard a workshop in Hanoi on February 27.
Despite Vietnam’s rise in the global competitiveness index, further reforms are needed to achieve economic targets set by the Government, speakers said at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 24.
Vietnam’s economic restructuring and growth model reform in 2016-2020 have been benefiting from positive changes in policies and achievements in the 2011-2015 period, according to economist Nguyen Dinh Cung.
Vietnam has experienced a year of socio-economic achievements. For example, economic growth continues at a high level; the macroeconomic environment remains stable; inflation is under control; the trade surplus is at record levels; and the State budget deficit is stable.
Vietnam’s National Assembly is scheduled to adopt the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on November 12. Raymond Mallon, economic advisor from the Australia-Vietnam economic reform programme, provides in-depth analysis on the deal and what it means to businesses in Vietnam.
Vietnam should establish specific regulations to enhance the efficiency of monitoring mechanism of the agency representing the owner at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) during the shake-up process of the businesses.
The Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and the Australia-Vietnam Economic Reform (Aus4Reform) Programme held a scientific seminar in Hanoi on July 6 on reforming State monopoly in network industries.
VOV.VN - A launching workshop for Aus4Reform – a four-year long programme to boost the productivity and competitiveness of Vietnam’s economy was held in Hanoi on December 13.