Domestic investment up over 37 percent in Hai Duong Business

Domestic investment up over 37 percent in Hai Duong

The northern province of Hai Duong secured more than 14 trillion VND (606.9 million USD) in domestic investment in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 37.2 percent, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Online promotion a trade gateway for SMEs Business

Online promotion a trade gateway for SMEs

Online trade promotion offers businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), direct access to international customers, boosts their sales, speeds up the marketing process, and saves costs, experts have said.
Fintech forecast to be robust this year Business

Fintech forecast to be robust this year

The regulatory sandbox for financial technology (fintech) which is expected to be created this year, coupled with efforts to promote the use of digital financial services, are expected to accelerate the development of fintech in Vietnam.
RCEP a proof of signatories’ resolve to strengthen integration: Malaysian minister World

RCEP a proof of signatories’ resolve to strengthen integration: Malaysian minister

The recently concluded Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is a proof of resolve of Malaysia, together with ASEAN member countries and the five ASEAN Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) partners, to continue strengthening regional economic integration, facilitating cross-border trade and investment, and reducing non-tariff barriers, a Malaysian minister has said.
RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy Business

RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow and created uncertainty over the global economy. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), however, offers a beacon of hope, as it marks a victory for multilateralism and free trade regionally and globally.
COVID-19 relief to support Vietnam’s women-led SMEs Business

COVID-19 relief to support Vietnam’s women-led SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vietnam on December 22 signed a 5 million USD grant agreement, funded by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), to support Vietnamese women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) whose access to finance has been weakened because of COVID-19.
Vietnam looks to speed up digital transformation process Business

Vietnam looks to speed up digital transformation process

Measures to speed up digital transformation in health care, finance-banking and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were discussed at symposiums held on December 15 in the framework of the 2020 Vietnam Digital Transformation Day (DX Day 2020).
ADB provides training for women-owned SMEs Society

ADB provides training for women-owned SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has selected MVV Education’s two technologies, Consultant Anywhere and Everlearn, to implement a COVID-19 business counseling and training programme for 500 women-owned small- and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) in Vietnam.
Policy forum targets SMEs affected by COVID-19 Business

Policy forum targets SMEs affected by COVID-19

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in cooperation with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), organised a policy forum entitled “Supporting small and medium enterprises impacted by COVID-19: Narrowing the gap from policy to implementation”, in Hanoi on December 8.