Capitalising on EVFTA sure to be a challenge Business

Capitalising on EVFTA sure to be a challenge

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to provide a host of opportunities to Vietnamese enterprises to bolster their exports, but they must also meet strict requirements in order to fully capitalise on the deal, insiders have said.
COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI Business

COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy but it’s also believed to create the conditions to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) as there have been signs of a switch in capital flows away from China and to ASEAN member countries.
Ministry to support businesses to ensure budget revenue Business

Ministry to support businesses to ensure budget revenue

The Ministry of Finance will focus on improving the business climate and creating favourable conditions for businesses to accelerate growth, which is important to ensure State budget revenue amid the COVID-19 pandemic's impacts on socio-economic development.
Business survey to begin on April 1 Business

Business survey to begin on April 1

The General Statistics Office (GSO) is scheduled to begin a survey of businesses on April 1 with a view to collecting basic information to serve management and policy making, Deputy General Director of the office Nguyen Trung Tien said.
Industrial production grows in first quarter if COVID-19 ends: GSO Business

Industrial production grows in first quarter if COVID-19 ends: GSO

The General Statistics Office (GSO) forecast if the coronavirus epidemic is stamped out in the first quarter this year, Vietnam’s industrial production value in the first quarter would increase by 2.68 percent year-on-year, lower than growth rate of 9 percent in the first quarter of 2019 and 10.45 percent in the first quarter of 2018.
Financial support still pie in the sky for supporting firms Business

Financial support still pie in the sky for supporting firms

Nine years after the issuance of a Government decision that set out preferential credit policies to provide more financial support for Vietnamese firms in the supporting industry, few have been able to make use of said policies, industry insiders have said.