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.
 Vietnam still slow to offer public services online: CIEM Business

Vietnam still slow to offer public services online: CIEM

The number of Vietnamese public administrative services that have been made available online is still low, even after five years of implementing Resolution No.19 on the improvement of the business climate, said Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung.
Industry 4.0 to boost Vietnam’s GDP to 16 percent Business

Industry 4.0 to boost Vietnam’s GDP to 16 percent

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as the Industry 4.0, has the potential to bolster Vietnam’s economic output by a further 28.5-62.1 billion USD, equivalent to the GDP growth of 7-16 percent by 2030, according to a report by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
SOEs equitisation must be more substantive: expert Business

SOEs equitisation must be more substantive: expert

The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) needs to be made in a substantive and comprehensive manner, and all violations, especially at big loss-making firms, must been strictly handled, an official has said.
New law for business in pipeline Business

New law for business in pipeline

The MoPI will continue to draft a law designed to overcome difficulties in conducting business in Vietnam, after a set of new laws and decrees just took effect on July 1.
Expected reform in anticipation of TPP deal Business

Expected reform in anticipation of TPP deal

Economists have called for improving the business climate, fine-tuning market economy regulations and increasing dialogues with businesses in anticipation of the TPP reached on October 5.
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Policy reform required when Vietnam-EU FTA is signed

Once the Vietnam-EU free trade agreement (FTA) is signed, Vietnam will need to renovate its economic policies and institutions and be prepared for agreement enforcement, noted Danish Ambassador to Vietnam John Nielsen.