Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains Business

Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains

Vietnam is among the top countries attracting foreign direct investment in the Asia-Pacific region, but the rate of domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participating in the value chains of foreign-invested companies is rather low, according to the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC).
IFC credit package boosts lending to Vietnamese SMEs Business

IFC credit package boosts lending to Vietnamese SMEs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a sister organisation of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group - and the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) on March 27 signed a cooperation deal on a 100 million USD credit package and a consultancy programme to promote supply chain financing.
Fado Vietnam inks deal with Alibaba to support domestic firms Business

Fado Vietnam inks deal with Alibaba to support domestic firms

Cross-border e-commerce platform Fado Vietnam and its Chinese counterpart Alibaba signed a cooperation agreement on March 14 in Ho Chi Minh City to launch a new trading channel supporting Vietnamese firms, especially small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs).
100 Vietnamese SMEs to enjoy support from Amazon, VIETRADE Business

100 Vietnamese SMEs to enjoy support from Amazon, VIETRADE

The Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Amazon Global Selling introduced details of their plan on May 5 to support small-and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in Vietnam to expand their business globally and build their international trademarks.
ADB loans 300 million USD to BIDV to support Vietnamese SMEs Business

ADB loans 300 million USD to BIDV to support Vietnamese SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) on December 12 signed a 300-million-USD loan agreement to support the growth and productivity of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam.
Vietnamese SMEs offered chance to learn from senior Dutch experts Business

Vietnamese SMEs offered chance to learn from senior Dutch experts

A meeting was held in Hanoi on December 8 to introduce cooperation opportunities between Vietnam’s small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and PUM Netherlands senior experts - a volunteer organisation committed to the sustainable development of SMEs in developing countries and emerging markets.
 SMEs urged to join value chains Business

SMEs urged to join value chains

Better supplier-buyer relations with multinationals located in Vietnam would help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) gain access to electronics global value chains, experts have said.
Free e-learning course launched to support SMEs Business

Free e-learning course launched to support SMEs

The Centre for Support of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the North (TAC-Hanoi) in partnership with MVV Entrepreneur Academy Corporation launched SME E-learning, a free online course for the SMEs, on September 28.