RoK supports Vietnam’s green growth Environment

RoK supports Vietnam’s green growth

Vietnamese experts thanked their partners from the Republic of Korea (RoK) for their support of Vietnam's Green Growth Strategy (VGGS) implementation, which was under review at a conference in Hanoi.
Business

New generation of FTAs: Opportunities and challenges

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have increased in recent years, posing numerous opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese enterprises since tariffs are no longer a barrier. However, the liberalisation of services and investment is much harder to achieve.
Business

Seminar discusses challenges for oil

Oil and gas industry players should optimise operations and costs to sustain their margins as prices continue to decline, Steven Yap, consulting firm Deloitte's Southeast Asia energy and resources leader, told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17.
FTAs bear both opportunities and challenges for footwear sector Business

FTAs bear both opportunities and challenges for footwear sector

The signed and pending free trade agreements (FTAs) will not only provide benefits for the Vietnamese footwear and bag sector, but also a number of challenges due to export goods now requiring clear information on product origin, a conference in Ho Chi Minh City heard on July 15.
Economic growth faces three major challenges: minister Business

Economic growth faces three major challenges: minister

The Vietnamese economy is facing three major challenges, including a slump in agricultural growth, the Minister of Planning and Investment, Bui Quang Vinh, said after a meeting with the Interministerial Steering Committee on June 25.

The Ministries of Finance; Planning and Investment; and Industry and Trade, as well as the State Bank of Vietnam came together to discuss the management and governance of the economy in the second quarter of 2015.
Society

Vietnam faces population challenges: NA official

Vietnam has made a number of achievements after 12 years of implementing the Population Ordinance including reducing the birth rate to 17.2 (per 1,000 people) from 19.9 in 1999, said a senior National Assembly official.