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Technology application—a new trend in HR training ahead of CPTPP

Technology application—a new trend in HR training ahead of CPTPP

Amidst growing demand for qualified manpower among domestic and foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs), technology applications in human resources training are predicted to become a popular trend in Vietnam ahead of the enforcement of the Comprehensive and Progressive Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Vietnamese exports enjoy stellar growth

Vietnamese exports enjoy stellar growth

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s export turnover has seen spectacular growth over the past 11 months considering the nation’s adjustment for the reduction in natural resource exports.

Trade surplus: Joy and anxiety

Trade surplus: Joy and anxiety

The General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced there was an excess of exports over imports of US$2.8 billion in the first 11 months of the year. However, this was overshadowed by the fact that most of the reports came from FIEs, while domestic enterprise contributions were modest.

The wary balance of the market-based economy

The wary balance of the market-based economy

Although Vietnam’s business community has been the backbone of the country’s market-based economy over the past decades, it has experienced its share of ups and downs.

Pharma FIEs allowed to trade

Pharma FIEs allowed to trade

Eight years after the phase-in schedule for the relevant WTO commitments, Vietnam is, for the first time, setting forth a legal framework for foreign invested enterprises to trade in pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical ingredients to fulfill its WTO commitments.

Can ENT barrier bar foreign retailers?

Can ENT barrier bar foreign retailers?

Vietnamese retailers have been reassured that the regulation on ENT (economic needs test) would serve as a barrier that prevents foreign retailers from expanding in Vietnam and protecting local retailers. However, analysts don’t think this will work.

What can Vietnam expect from Toyota’s localization program?

What can Vietnam expect from Toyota’s localization program?

Experts said that Vietnam can take full advantage of Japanese auto manufacturers’ support and Vietnamese businesses could, as a result, become second-class car part suppliers to Toyota and other foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs).

MOF slashes auto part import tariffs to protect local production

Citing local production protection, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) wants to ease the import tariffs on automobile parts. However, the move could 'fatten’ foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) only, while local manufacturers will not see benefits.