New law set to strongly assist SMEs Business

New law set to strongly assist SMEs

The law on support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which is being drafted, is set to facilitate the development of the firms making up 97 percent of the businesses in Vietnam.
PM issues budget directive Business

PM issues budget directive

The Prime Minister has asked ministries and agencies to initiate drastic and effective measures to ensure a balance in the State budget amid decreasing revenues and rising expenditure.
TPP helps small, medium businesses: experts Business

TPP helps small, medium businesses: experts

The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal (TPP) will offer more business opportunities for local small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) though many challenges still remain, experts said.
Business

Conference seeks financial support measures for SMEs

Enhancing financial support for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) businesses was the main focus of a conference held by Ho Chi Minh City’s Association of SMEs and the municipal Department of Industry and Trade on June 17.
Business

Vietnam, EC step up support of SMEs

Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh and Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Antonio Tajani signed a Letter of Intent on fostering support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Hanoi on November 13.
Business

Healthy firms given access to cheap loans

Several enterprises with healthy and transparent finances and effective business plans have been given loans at a rate of only 6.5-7 percent per year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.