SMEs supported to accelerate digital transformation, access finance Business

SMEs supported to accelerate digital transformation, access finance

The Enterprise Development Agency (EDA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is coordinating with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in accelerating digital transformation and building capacity for broader access to finance, heard a workshop on July 26.
Vietnam, Japan review joint initiative Business

Vietnam, Japan review joint initiative

The Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), in coordination with the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan and the Japan-Vietnam Economic Committee under the Japan Business Federation (KEIDANREN), held a mid-term review meeting for the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative (eighth phase) in Hanoi on July 5.
Vietnam to increase national fuel reserves Business

Vietnam to increase national fuel reserves

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has put forward a proposal to increase the country's fuel reserve by as much as four times, said Le Viet Nga, Deputy Director of the MoIT’s Domestic Market Department, during a conference last week in Hanoi.
FDI disbursement up 7.8 percent in five months Business

FDI disbursement up 7.8 percent in five months

Up to 7.71 billion USD worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) was disbursed in the first five months of this year, up 7.8 percent from the same period in 2021, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam draws over 10.8 billion USD of FDI in four months Business

Vietnam draws over 10.8 billion USD of FDI in four months

Vietnam attracted over 10.8 billion USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of this year, equivalent to 88.3 percent of the amount recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
About 29,300 new firms established in Q1 Business

About 29,300 new firms established in Q1

About 29,300 businesses have been set up so far this year with a combined registered capital of 447.8 trillion VND (19.61 billion USD), data from the Ministry of Planning and Investment showed.
Seminar discusses how to shift IZs, EPZs into eco-industrial parks Business

Seminar discusses how to shift IZs, EPZs into eco-industrial parks

The Ministry of Planning and Investment, in collaboration with the UN Industrial Development Organisation and the Management Board of Industrial Zones (IZs), and Export Processing Zones (EPZs), held a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on March 29, discussing how to turn IZs and EPZs into eco-industrial parks (EIPs).
Gifts presented to Vietnamese-named Cuban schools Society

Gifts presented to Vietnamese-named Cuban schools

The Embassy of Vietnam in Cuba and the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) on March 14 presented tens of computers and mobile phones to two elementary schools named after late President Ho Chi Minh and female revolutionary Vo Thi Sau in Havana capital city, in celebration of the new academic year in Cuba. ​
UNFPA supports Vietnam’s efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals Society

UNFPA supports Vietnam’s efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

The Government of Vietnam confirms that the interventions and support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the period of 2017 – 2021 substantially contributed to Vietnam’s efforts to fulfill the transformative promise of “Leaving No One behind” while achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, heard a meeting in Hanoi on March 10.