Sustainable development remains a key focus for Vietnamese enterprises in the years to come, according to a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
The Prime Minister's working group said on August 22 that ministries had drastically cut business conditions and administrative procedures in order to facilitate businesses’ activities, but more still needs to be done.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Government is resolved to further boost green growth and pursue a more selective approach to foreign direct investment projects instead of attracting them at all costs.
Blue Swallow 2019, a programme to seek and honour business initiatives for sustainable development, was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6.
VOV.VN - The fifth version of the Vietnam-Japan culture and trade exchange is set to be held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in November.
Vietnamese businesses cannot stand outside the circular economy, especially in the context of global economic integration with commitments on ecological and environmental safety standards through free trade agreements, heard a conference on the theme in Hanoi in early August.
Bamboo Airways makes no secret of its ambition to become the first airline in Vietnam to operate direct flights to the United States, the airline’s Deputy Director General Truong Phuong Thanh said at a seminar on August 1.
The figures about imports/exports and investments in the first months of the year show that Vietnam did not receive big benefits from the trade war as estimated by some US agencies and media. In fact, the risks remain high.
With recent movements in Taiwanese investment, focusing on hi-tech industries and other sectors, Vietnam is seeking to attract more high-quality capital flows for the economy in alignment with the country’s new foreign direct investment attraction strategy.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese exports, which benefited from the tax incentive mechanism of the free trade agreements (FTA) the country has signed, posted US$46.2 billion in value during 2018, or 39 per cent of the total exports to the FTA signatories.
The En Xanh (Blue Swallow) programme 2019 to honour social business initiatives was launched in Hanoi on July 24.
Domestic businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need further support from state management agencies to better compete in the context of deep global integration, said Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
A number of business conditions have been reduced or removed thanks to the Government’s efforts in improving the business environment and increasing national competitiveness.
Many local firms, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), remain indifferent and are making no preparations to make the most of the European Union-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA).
Vietnamese enterprises are set to take part in the Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit (VG GES) 2019 to be held in October in Goa, India, delegates have told a seminar to introduce the event in Ho Chi Minh City.
Opportunities provided by free trade agreements (FTAs) will only exist on paper if local authorities and enterprises do not take prompt and concrete actions to take advantage, experts said at a meeting on July 10 in Hanoi.
Sectors which have seen high growth in the past few years such as wooden furniture, garments and textiles, seafood and steel are being placed under special supervision by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to avoid having high tariffs and trade sanctions imposed by other nations.
SMEs will be counseled on how to benefit the most from the newly-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
Arbitrators need to step in and deal with disputes in public-private-partnership (PPP) projects so economic development will not be disrupted, experts have warned.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is revising policies and mechanisms towards removing obstacles facing businesses, thus attracting more investors.