Startup movement helps increase new enterprises Videos

Startup movement helps increase new enterprises

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the number of newly registered businesses in the first 10 months of this year reached 100,000. Experts have acknowledged that besides efforts
Vietnam's economy needs new drivers for growth Business

Vietnam's economy needs new drivers for growth

The Vietnamese economy urgently needs to find new drivers for growth in the period from 2018-20 to achieve rapid but sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a conference held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Hanoi on November 15.
Tourism makes up low proportion of GDP Business

Tourism makes up low proportion of GDP

While in many countries tourism contributes remarkably to the economy, it makes up less than seven percent of Vietnam’s GDP. The figure is modest compared to the country’s potential.
Hai Phong plans to slash freight fees Business

Hai Phong plans to slash freight fees

Leaders of the northern port city of Hai Phong are collecting opinions from four associations and relevant agencies to submit to the municipal People’s Council to reduce fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at its ports.
Government urged to improve business climate Business

Government urged to improve business climate

Removing barriers and improving the business environment would contribute to reaching economic growth targets in the context of a tight State budget, director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s National Economic Issues Department Tran Quoc Phuong.
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.
Institute encourages SOEs equitisation Business

Institute encourages SOEs equitisation

Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) urged accelerating state owned enterprises (SOEs) restructuring and equitisation soon.
Firms demand specialised customs inspection reform Business

Firms demand specialised customs inspection reform

The Government’s Resolution 19 on improving the business climate and national competitiveness passed four years ago has helped improve the business environment significantly, but there remain shortcomings in its enforcement, especially in terms of specialised inspections at the customs sector.