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Vietnam falls in WEF ranks

Culture - Sports

Vietnam falls in WEF ranks

Vietnam has dropped four places to rank 50th out of 60 countries represented on the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Financial Development Index, according to the Finance Development Report 2011.

Nation short of trained workers

Society

Nation short of trained workers

Vietnam needs to focus on developing high quality human resources to ensure that the process of integrating into the world economy can be sustained, experts said at a conference held recently in HCM City .

Vietnam drops lower on index of competitiveness

Business

Vietnam drops lower on index of competitiveness

The Report on Global Competitiveness 2011-12 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Vietnam 65th on the global competitiveness index (GCI) out of a total of 142 countries and territories surveyed, dropping six places from last year.

The Global Competitiveness Report which was made public on Sept. 7 was based on the Global Competitiveness Index ( GCI ), comprising 12 categories – the pillars of competitiveness – which together provide a comprehensive picture of a country's competitiveness landscape.

Regional ties necessitate customs reform to streamline integration

Business

Regional ties necessitate customs reform to streamline integration

Experts are calling for Vietnam and other ASEAN countries to modernise customs procedure and policy, which would speed up integration as the 2015 deadline for the bloc to reach full connectivity draws near.

According to the World Economic Forum's report on Enabling Trade in the Greater ASEAN Region (2010), non-tariff measures are considered one of the most significant obstacles to expanding intra-ASEAN trade and pursuing further economic integration.

Vietnam attends WEF on East Asia 2011

Business

Vietnam attends WEF on East Asia 2011

Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat is leading a delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2011, which will officially open in Indonesia, on June 12.

Vietnam meets with Russia, UK, Switzerland

Politics

Vietnam meets with Russia, UK, Switzerland

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan had separate meetings with a Russian Deputy PM, the Duke of York and the Swiss Minister of Economics on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.

Vietnam sets example in ensuring food security

Business

Vietnam sets example in ensuring food security

Vietnam was a good example of how food security had been secured in a developing country, said delegates at a discussion as part of the ongoing 41 st annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland on January 28.

Vietnam prioritises IT development

Business

Vietnam prioritises IT development

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has stressed Vietnam’s priority to information technology (IT) with incentives on investment in infrastructure and human resource development.