Businesses advised to take better advantage of FTA benefits Business

Businesses advised to take better advantage of FTA benefits

Vietnam’s joining of free trade agreements (FTAs) is quite suitable in the context of trade globalization. However, to promote the efficiency of boosting exports, a concerted policy system is needed to help businesses successfully take advantage of benefits brought by the FTAs, according to insiders.
Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019 Business

Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019

Vietnam has experienced a year of socio-economic achievements. For example, economic growth continues at a high level; the macroeconomic environment remains stable; inflation is under control; the trade surplus is at record levels; and the State budget deficit is stable.
Businesses advised to take better advantage of FTA benefits Business

Businesses advised to take better advantage of FTA benefits

Vietnam’s joining of free trade agreements (FTAs) is quite suitable in the context of trade globalization. However, to promote the efficiency of boosting exports, a concerted policy system is needed to help businesses successfully take advantage of benefits brought by the FTAs, according to insiders.
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.
Vietnam advised to make full use of sharing economy Business

Vietnam advised to make full use of sharing economy

Vietnam is in a favourable position to take advantage of development opportunities brought by the sharing economy, Chargé d’Affaires at the Australian Embassy in Vietnam Rebecca Bryant stated at a conference on this kind of economy in Hanoi on July 12.
 Experts’ reactions to MoF tax plan mixed Business

Experts’ reactions to MoF tax plan mixed

Experts’ reactions to the Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) tax adjustment draft have been mixed, while the business community struggles to keep up with the variety of proposed tax hikes.
Bright economy dimmed by public debt: report Business

Bright economy dimmed by public debt: report

Vietnam experienced a relatively stable macroeconomic situation in 2017, in accordance with general global economic trends, but experts warned there will be obstacles to maintaining such momentum in the turbulent environment of 2018, according to a report by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
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
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.
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.