Only 12.3 percent of Vietnamese businesses have regular cooperation with vocational schools, making it difficult to improve the country’s vocational education and solve unemployment.
The northern province of Thai Binh has employed a wide range of preferential policies for foreign investors, including those from Germany, said Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Nguyen Hong Dien.
Despite one of the world’s highest economic growth, broad-based macroeconomic stability, and advanced IT infrastructure, Vietnam is still dogging behind many Southeast Asian nations in developing a large startup community.
The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang should invest over 3.5 trillion VND (150.5 million USD) in 22 projects in order to develop tourism services, improve the transport system, and support tourism activities towards 2025, advised Ngo Son Tung, who represents the consultation company for a project to boost the province’s tourism by 2020, with vision towards 2025.
The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau popularised its investment opportunities and attraction policies at the Republic of Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency in Seoul on October 18.
Hanoi stands ready to aid European investors and will offer them more preferential policies, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
The central coastal province of Quang Tri has been adopting a number of preferential policies to attract investment in high-tech agriculture for the 2018-2021 period.
New preferential policies have encouraged both local and international firms to invest in renewable energy, according to authorities.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam called on Swiss investors to engage in Vietnam’s agricultural sector during a trade and investment promotion forum on agriculture in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 29.
More than 100 experts from Vietnam’s government agencies and international and domestic organisations gathered in Hanoi on March 28 to discuss how to create a better environment for female migrant workers to access decent work.
Vietnam needs more preferential policies to attract investors to the local cosmetics sector, economic experts have recommended.
The first national forum on organic agriculture took place in Ho Chi Minh City on December 27, discussing solutions to develop the sector.
ILMI Agriculture & Fisheries Co. Ltd from the Republic of Korea plans to grow radishes in the northern province of Ha Nam, heard a working session between the company and the provincial People’s Committee on November 30.
Quang Ninh, Kien Giang and Khanh Hoa are gearing to develop special administrative-economic zones with expectations that preferential policies will be increased as the National Assembly is discussing the Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue began a working visit to Switzerland on September 13, aiming to boost political ties and bilateral trade.
The Vietnamese Consulate General in Osaka introduced the economic development and investment environment of Vietnam to Japanese investors during a conference held in the Japanese city on December 8.
Vietnam’s tourism competitiveness is lower than other ASEAN countries, said participants at a seminar focusing on Vietnam’s tourism competitiveness in Ho Chi Minh City on November 30.
The central city of Danang and its neighbouring provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam will offer optimal conditions to lure investment from European countries in hi-tech, tourism, logistics, health care and advanced farming.
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long has proposed the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs expand forms of assistance to ethnic minority groups.
Hanoi is attempting to reduce the rate of poverty by 1.3%, equivalent to 27,000 poor households, in 2016, with preferential policies.