Tags: business environment

Make or break: private sector crunch time

Make or break: private sector crunch time

As learned from the examples of successful industrial economies, large corporations in the Vietnamese private sector will play a strategic role in economic growth. To boost the private sector’s global competitiveness, Vietnam needs to reform its business environment.

Tra Vinh set to work harder to lure investors

Tra Vinh set to work harder to lure investors

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh will apply comprehensive measures to attract more investors, including increasing the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) and creating a smooth and favourable business environment.

HCM City aims at higher position in PCI rankings

HCM City aims at higher position in PCI rankings

Officials of Ho Chi Minh City held a meeting on April 11 in an effort to improve the city’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), which dropped from the 6th in 2015 to the 8th last year.

Business environment effectively supports firms: PM

Business environment effectively supports firms: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assessed that the business and investment environment of Vietnam has been effectively supporting the development of enterprises, pointing a high number of startups and profitable firms.

Quang Nam holds conference promoting investment

Quang Nam holds conference promoting investment

The central province of Quang Nam held a conference on March 26, calling for investments in the automobile support industry, garment-textile, and entertainment services in coastal areas, hi-tech agriculture, and pharmaceutical industry.

The secret of Danang’s success

The secret of Danang’s success

The central city of Danang continues to top the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) for the fourth consecutive year.

Mixed response to VCCI ranking of Gov’t rules

Mixed response to VCCI ranking of Gov’t rules

A list of the best and worst regulations of 2016 compiled by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has been received by concerned ministries with varying degrees of acknowledgement and skepticism.

PM pledges favourable environment for foreign investors

PM pledges favourable environment for foreign investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, a UK-Dutch multinational consumer goods company, on Feb. 17 during which he pledged that Vietnam is making effort to improve its business environment to support the long-term operation of foreign investors.

Hai Duong province calls for more investment

Hai Duong province calls for more investment

Leaders from the northern province of Hai Duong have called on domestic and foreign businesses based in Ho Chi Minh City to promote investment in the fields of infrastructure, hi-tech industry, tourism and agriculture in the locality.

Businesses urged to actively join global supply chains

Businesses urged to actively join global supply chains

Together with producing high-quality and competitive products, businesses should actively engage in the global supply chains, maintaining growth in both revenue and profit, and securing their firm foothold at home and abroad.

Hanoi, RoK seek ways to boost tourism cooperation

Hanoi, RoK seek ways to boost tourism cooperation

Officials of the Hanoi Department of Tourism met on November 11 with businesspeople and journalists from the Republic of Korea (RoK), who are on a fact-finding trip to the city, to discuss ways to boost tourism cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnam-RoK trade likely to hit US$70 billion by 2020

Vietnam-RoK trade likely to hit US$70 billion by 2020

The target of USS$70 billion in two-way trade is achievable if Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) optimise the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which was signed in October 2015 and came into force two months later.