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Gov’t urged to improve business climate

Gov’t urged to improve business climate

Removing barriers and improving the business environment would contribute to reaching economic growth targets in the context of a tight State budget, director of the National Economic Issues Department Tran Quoc Phuong said on September 19 at a Hanoi conference.

Experts debate new gas environment tax

Experts debate new gas environment tax

Experts have called on the Ministry of Finance to be considerate and transparent with their plan to spend the environmental protection tax applied on gasoline, which they have just proposed to double.

Local reform must be hastened: businesses

Local reform must be hastened: businesses

The Government of Vietnam has made accelerated efforts to improve the business climate but more drastic measures must be taken at local levels where firms still face obstacles in doing business, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

FDI firms praise Vietnam’s reform efforts

FDI firms praise Vietnam’s reform efforts

Foreign direct investment (FDI) firms operating in Vietnam highly evaluated the reform efforts the government, ministries, sectors and localities have made to create a more favourable and healthier business climate, experts have said.

Firms happy with tax reforms, want further simplification

Firms happy with tax reforms, want further simplification

Reforms in taxation procedures have elicited increased satisfaction from enterprises over the last two years, but they continue to expect further simplification, a survey by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has found.

Connectivity crucial for success of Vietnamese investors abroad

Connectivity crucial for success of Vietnamese investors abroad

Thorough preparations and good connectivity are among crucial factors for enterprises to be successful when investing in other countries, according to Dau Anh Tuan, head of the Legal Affairs Department at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Localities urged to use vendor database

Localities urged to use vendor database

To effectively utilise opportunities through free trade agreements (FTAs) provinces and cities should launch databases on foreign-invested enterprises and domestic suppliers to help domestic firms become suppliers of foreign counterparts.

Economists suggest ways to access global supply chains

Economists suggest ways to access global supply chains

Nestor Scherbey, a senior advisor of the Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance (VTFA), has suggested Vietnamese cities and provinces establish an information database on foreign direct investment (FDI) businesses and domestic suppliers.

Joint tax, customs to make reforms easier

Joint tax, customs to make reforms easier

Joint supervision in tax and customs between relevant ministries and bodies paved the way for reforms in the Government's economic management, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference on a programme on tax and customs supervision in 2015 held in Hanoi on December 12.

Economists blame lack of policy reforms to benefit from FTAs

Economists blame lack of policy reforms to benefit from FTAs

Though the government seeks to globally integrate Vietnam -- 15 free trade agreements signed since 2007 -- its tardiness in reforming policies is preventing businesses from benefiting from the FTAs, delegates said at a recent economic forum in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

PPP focus urged as HIV/AIDS aid drops

PPP focus urged as HIV/AIDS aid drops

More public-private partnerships (PPP) are needed to ensure the sustainability of HIV-prevention efforts, as the international donor fund for HIV response in Vietnam is dropping dramatically.

Can Tho strives to make PCI top ten list

Can Tho strives to make PCI top ten list

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is making concerted efforts to increase its competitiveness capacity to appear in the list of ten most competitive localities in the country, according to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Van Tam.