Hundreds of fruit container trucks have remained stuck for days at border gates in the northern province of Lang Son, bordering China where millions of people are in lockdown because of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
HCM City plans to draw up specific policies for firms having capital of more than VND100 billion (US$4.3 million) in the first quarter of this year, and has committed to create more favourable conditions for enterprises.
The Prime Minister has launched an initiative to restructure the services sector using advanced technology and artificial intelligence to improve competitiveness.
VOV.VN - Relevant Vietnamese and Chinese agencies have resumed customs clearances for exports and imports at border gates situated throughout the northern province of Lang Son.
The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) expects profit this year will reach just 1.7 trillion VND (73.4 million USD), a decrease of more than 6 trillion VND compared to the year’s forecast, due to the effect of COVID-19.
Services and retail are forecast to attract a large amount of Japanese direct investment into Vietnam this year.
An unexpected complication throwing off the forecasts of real estate consultants, shopping malls have been dragged down by the coronavirus epidemic.
The following are some key points for those who do business with the EU to adopt a comprehensive view on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnam’s prospects for growth remain positive despite record pessimism among chief executive officers (CEOs) about the global economy, said PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Vietnam in a statement.
Vietnam could cease to have an operating train system in less than two weeks unless a funding issue at the Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) is resolved, an official has said.
Experts believe the State's issuance of ownership certificates for non-residential real estate projects will solve existing difficulties in Vietnam’s real estate market.
VOV.VN - Approved in May 2018, the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) program aims to develop the rural economy as a way to realize the national target of building new style rural areas.
VOV.VN - Vietnam started aggressively enforcing regulations against drunk driving on January 1, in a country where having a drink before riding or driving home was a commonplace practice.
With the opening of Japanese fashion giant Uniqlo in HCM City, locals now have another shopping option for affordable clothing, but the new store could also pose a threat to the local fashion industry.
Many banks have announced the recruitment of a large number of personnel to meet business expansion plans in 2020.
Digital platforms are no longer exclusive to tech companies, and they have become increasingly popular in other sectors as they look to enhance their competitiveness.
BPP Vinh Chau Wind Power Co., Ltd (BPPVC) – a subsidiary of Banpu Public Company Limited (Banpu Power) of Thailand, started the construction of a wind power plant with a total capacity of 65MW in Vinh Chau town, the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association have unveiled their tourism stimulus program with a series of companies registering their interest to participate whilst also pledging to offer huge discounts to local travelers.
Garment and textile firms are aware of the opportunities to expand their export markets arising from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) but are facing difficulties in complying with the rules of origin.
Though still positive, the Vietnamese business community has a more negative outlook for the year ahead.