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Business environment improves significantly: VCCI

Business environment improves significantly: VCCI

Vietnam’s business environment has seen remarkably improvements, said Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc at a conference on December 17.

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 6.8 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 6.8 percent in 2019

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s economy has performed well in 2019, with GDP expanding by an estimated 6.8 percent, public debt reduced by almost 8 percentage point of GDP since 2016, and a trade balance surplus for the fourth year in a row.

Remittances to Vietnam to further rise in 2019

Remittances to Vietnam to further rise in 2019

Remittances to Vietnam are likely to further increase in 2019 because overseas Vietnamese people believe in the stability of the economy and see better investment opportunities, economist Nguyen Tri Hieu said.

Forum looks into sustainable energy development in Vietnam

Forum looks into sustainable energy development in Vietnam

As many as 40 policy recommendations for a sustainable energy future in Vietnam were introduced by the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) at the 3rd High-level Meeting and 1st Stakeholder Forum of the VEPG in Hanoi on December 10.

Auction could determine future of solar initiatives

Auction could determine future of solar initiatives

After months of uncertainty over the policy, the much awaited next round of purchase prices in solar power may be set through auction instead of enjoying the same feed-in tariff required elsewhere. The auction method may set the country up for greater clarity and fewer investor risks in the sector.

Remittances to HCM City set to top US$5 billion

Remittances to HCM City set to top US$5 billion

Remittances to HCM City from overseas in the first 11 months of 2019 exceed US$4 billion, and are expected to top $5 billion for the year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

NA Chairwoman receives WB’s country director

NA Chairwoman receives WB’s country director

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 21 appreciated the World Bank (WB)’s comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam and its contributions to the country’s development in recent times.

Vietnam’s ease of paying taxes improves: World Bank

Vietnam’s ease of paying taxes improves: World Bank

Thanks to the Government’s efforts to simplify tax compliance processes, Vietnam ranked 109th out of 190 countries and territories on ease of paying taxes in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report (DB2020), up 22 places from the previous report.

Pace of business climate reforms slows in East Asia and Pacific region

Pace of business climate reforms slows in East Asia and Pacific region

VOV.VN - Economies in the East Asia and Pacific region carried out 33 business-climate-enhancing reforms during the past year, and while many economies in the region make doing business easy for small and medium-sized entrepreneurs by global standards, the overall pace of reforms slowed, the World Bank Group’s latest Doing Business 2020 study says.