Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

The Vietnamese Government plans to reduce the cash payment proportion to less than 10% by 2020 and 8% by 2025, which can be done by expanding the network of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and points of sale (POS) nationwide.

Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports

Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has issued a directive on enhancing State management of scrap imports in order to implement the Prime Minister’s guidelines on strengthening the management of the import and use of scrap.

Contech Vietnam to return to Hanoi

Contech Vietnam to return to Hanoi

Contech Vietnam 2018 – the international trade fair for construction, mining, and transportation – will be held in Hanoi on December 5-8.

Australia supports Vietnamese firms with vocational logistics education

Australia supports Vietnamese firms with vocational logistics education

The Vietnam Directorate of Vocational Education and the Vietnam -Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (Aus4Skills) signed a cooperation agreement in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14 to implement a project promoting the engagement of businesses in vocational training within the fields of transportation and logistics.

Son La ships 40 tons of longans to China

Son La ships 40 tons of longans to China

VOV.VN - Song Ma district in northern Son La province has exported 40 tons of longans to China according to a legal channel, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.

Binh Duong applies measures to support SMEs

Binh Duong applies measures to support SMEs

The southern province of Binh Duong has carried out solutions to support local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as part of efforts to realise Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s directive on assisting SMEs.

HCM City revives Binh Quoi - Thanh Da urban project

HCM City revives Binh Quoi - Thanh Da urban project

Ho Chi Minh City’s administration has instructed its Department of Planning and Investment to invite bids for the long-delayed Binh Quoi – Thanh Da urban area project in Binh Thanh district.

Only 15% of administrative reforms completed

Only 15% of administrative reforms completed

Only 15% of business and investment conditions have been cut or simplified since the start of the year despite the fact that a deadline set by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is approaching.

M&As in banking sector encouraged

M&As in banking sector encouraged

The Government plans not to license any more wholly foreign-owned banks in Vietnam but encourages foreign banks to buy weak domestic banks, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

Thua Thien-Hue pledges support for enterprises

Thua Thien-Hue pledges support for enterprises

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will work with local enterprises to remove all business bottlenecks, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Phan Ngoc Tho on August 13.