Daily visits to local e-commerce sites top 3.5 million: VECOM Business

Daily visits to local e-commerce sites top 3.5 million: VECOM

Online shopping traffic in Vietnam so far this year rocketed over 150 percent against a year earlier, with daily visits to e-commerce sites growing to 3.5 million, Nguyen Ngoc Dung, Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam e-Commerce Association (VECOM), told a workshop on November 10.
E-commerce – a breakthrough solution for enterprises Business

E-commerce – a breakthrough solution for enterprises

E-commerce allows small- and medium-sized enterprises to close the gap between them and large enterprises thanks to the equal and flexible competitiveness of the digital business environment, said a local official of Ben Tre province.
Vietnamese banks handle 898.4 billion USD through e-payments Business

Vietnamese banks handle 898.4 billion USD through e-payments

Vietnam's interbank e-payment system handled 37 million transactions worth nearly 21 quadrillion VND (898.4 billion USD) in the first quarter of the year, up 23 percent and 17.8 percent respectively compared to 2018, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Narrowing digital divide: a focus of Vietnam Business

Narrowing digital divide: a focus of Vietnam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to enhance the application of e-commerce with the aim of narrowing the digital divide, an official said at the Vietnam Online Business Forum 2019 held in Hanoi on March 26.
Experts discuss draft decree on auto transportation business Business

Experts discuss draft decree on auto transportation business

State management bodies need to consider the market in terms of the development of new technologies and business methods, rather than using administrative procedures to intervene in the operation of auto transport businesses, said Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung.
Partnership formed to promote solutions for retail sector Business

Partnership formed to promote solutions for retail sector

The Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM) and the Bangkok-based Reed Tradex Co. Ltd, an exhibition organiser, have agreed to cooperate in promoting specialised workshops and events to introduce technological solutions and platforms for Vietnam’s retail and consumer sector.