Vietnam targets private-sector development Business

Vietnam targets private-sector development

Vietnam needs to develop a strategy to promote the development of the private sector over the next decade to maintain growth, speakers said at a conference on socio-economic development from 2021 to 2030 recently held in HCM City.
Ho Chi Minh City continues to assert itself as economic spearhead Business

Ho Chi Minh City continues to assert itself as economic spearhead

Ho Chi Minh City is expected to reach 10 out of 13 key targets despite difficulties and challenges both domestically and internationally. One outstanding result is that the proportion of the city’s economy in the national economy continues to rise and now accounts for more than 22%.
Vietnam’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8 percent this year Business

Vietnam’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8 percent this year

Vietnam’s economic growth rate this year would reach 3.8 percent if there is no second COVID-19 outbreak in the second half of the year and economic activities gradually resume, the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VERP) has predicted.
Tax policies must support firms to boost revenue: official Business

Tax policies must support firms to boost revenue: official

The General Department of Taxation must hasten reforms to create a favourable environment for enterprises to recover their business from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was critical to increase tax revenue, Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha has said.
Vietnam - The leadng destination for the new FDI inflows Business

Vietnam - The leadng destination for the new FDI inflows

Until March 2020, Vietnam has attracted 31.665 FDI projects with registered capital of 370,1 billion USD and implemented capital of 215,6 billion USD. Regarding FDI capital in the localities, Ho Chi Minh city 4,5 billion; Hanoi 34,64 billion USD (accounting for 9,4%) and Binh Duong province 34,61 billion USD.
Vietnam steps up tax reforms Business

Vietnam steps up tax reforms

Vietnam is sparing no efforts to implement tax reform measures along with the application of information technology in tax administration to disclose budget information, according to the Vietnam Annual Economic Report 2020 launched at a conference in Hanoi on June 17.
New role of State Audit in attracting new-generation FDI  ​ Business

New role of State Audit in attracting new-generation FDI ​

The State Audit of Vietnam (SAV), through its regular auditing activities, has discovered many violations of law by foreign-invested enterprises in various fields such as environmental protection, land use, and transfer pricing, said Deputy Auditor General Doan Xuan Tien.
Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020 Business

Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020

Vietnam exported goods with an estimated value of 99.36 billion USD in the first five months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 1.7 percent. Export turnover of domestic businesses maintained double-digit growth, however, of 10.4 percent, reaching 33.3 billion USD.
FDI to Da Nang surges despite COVID-19 Business

FDI to Da Nang surges despite COVID-19

Foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursement in the central city of Da Nang has neared 1.8 trillion VND (76.54 million USD) since the start of 2020, a year-on-year surge of 92.1 percent despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the city’s statistics office.