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Prevailing in logistics through modern tech

Prevailing in logistics through modern tech

The trade boom that is expected to be a direct result of the soon active free trade agreements is going to drive the transformation of Vietnam’s logistics industry.

Vietnam to develop seaport planning

Vietnam to develop seaport planning

Vietnam will develop a seaport master plan for 2021-30, with an aim to enhance infrastructure connectivity, reduce logistics costs and promote marine economic development.

Connectivity is key to Vietnam’s deeper integration

Connectivity is key to Vietnam’s deeper integration

VOV.VN - Developing quality connective infrastructure and logistics is crucial to lower trade costs and boost Vietnam’s further integration in both global and domestic markets. This will require a new approach to planning and additional investments in strategic connective assets, according to a new World Bank report.

Raft of new measures to aid business prospects

Raft of new measures to aid business prospects

Investors will enjoy more favourable conditions with regards to starting a business, tax, credit access, and investment protection in 2020 buoyed by the Vietnamese government’s latest action plans, anticipating fresh opportunities in the new decade of sustainable growth and Industry 4.0.

Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020

Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020

A report by securities firm SSI on the financial and monetary market says deposit interest rates are likely to be cut by 0.5- 1 percentage point this year, and lending interest rates would also be cut by at least 0.5 percentage points as required by the Government.

Vietnam’s agriculture continues to grow in 2019

Vietnam’s agriculture continues to grow in 2019

VOV.VN - The agricultural sector has widely implemented value chains in production, consumption, market development, and established major production zones, creating a favorable environment for cooperation businesses to become the driver of the agricultural sector.

Vietnam to evaluate business reform results

Vietnam to evaluate business reform results

For the first time, Vietnam plans to announce differences between business rules before and after removals or simplifications to evaluate the efficiency of reform efforts.

Public non-business units slow to change

Public non-business units slow to change

To improve the quality of public products and services, the Government in June 2015 issued a decision to transform public non-business organisations into joint-stock businesses.

WB, GIF support Vietnam in Solar Pilot Auction Programme

WB, GIF support Vietnam in Solar Pilot Auction Programme

The Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)’s Governing Council has approved 1.5 million USD in funding for the World Bank and Vietnam to carry out the Solar Pilot Auction Programme, the WB said on December 18.