Vietnamese firms need to diversify their overseas markets and improve their strengths to capitalise on opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, a recent online seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam has become an important production base where valuable industrial products such as mobile phones and tablets are made. However, Vietnamese enterprises still cannot find positions in global supply chains.
While National Assembly’s deputies believe that allocating land for up to 99 years in special economic zones (SEZs) is not a good policy, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) still persists in its opinion, saying that this would be an outstanding preference to attract investors to SEZs.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has made efforts to nurture the start-up ecosystem since the government defined 2016 as the “start-up nation year.” 2018 is considered pivotal in encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship.
The government needs to take action to reduce the size of the informal economic sector, economists say.
VOV.VN - Since 2006 Vietnam has entered a period of optimal population structure, with more than half of its 93 million people of working age. Vietnam has devised appropriate policies to make full use of population opportunities for national development.
Domestic and foreign experts, business executives and managerial officials have sought to make use of public-private partnership (PPP) to support the development of ethnic minority-inhabited areas in the Central Highlands.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has substantial potential for wind energy and it's hoped that it will play an increasingly larger role in turning the country away from dependence on fossil fuels, said leading economist Pham Chi Lan.
As Thaco’s car sales decreased, the Quang Nam province’s budget revenue suddenly dropped by VND3 trillion. This news has been cited by economists to show the role of large private conglomerates in the economy.
Vietnam’s biggest trade deficit is now with the Republic of Korea (ROK), followed by China.
Experts hope that Vietnam's dollar billionaires will spur the development of several business fields and open new value chains.
Salaries of officials, public servants and those working in the armed forces should not base on the minimum wage, heard a workshop in Hanoi on October 12.
A seminar took place in Hanoi on June 2 to gain an insight into late Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme’s legacy in the relationship between Sweden and Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The World Bank (WB) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) co-organized a roundtable discussion on March 15 themed around the promise and pitfalls the TPP and free trade agreements in general pose to local businesses.
The government has once again offered investment incentives to automobile manufacturers, but analysts still doubt Vietnam can build its own automobile industry.
VOV.VN - Agriculture is poised to drive a new era of economic growth for Vietnam, if the nation focuses on revolutionizing how smallholder farms are operated and implements needed institutional reforms, say experts.
Economists have warned that the foreign-invested economic sector may become dominant in the national economy.
Domestic enterprises have been urged to make meticulous preparations in order to make the most of opportunities brought about by the advent of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the ASEAN Community.
(VOV) - With advantages in rice, fruits, and aquatic products, the Mekong River Delta is a key agricultural center of Vietnam and the region. In addition to these strong points, the delta’s agricultural production is challenging competition regulations when Vietnam joins the TPP.