State Audit plays crucial role in PPP projects: experts Business

State Audit plays crucial role in PPP projects: experts

Experts and managers discussed solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of auditing public-private partnership (PPP) projects during a conference themed “PPP projects and the role of the State Audit” held by the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in Hanoi on March 3.
Agriculture to eliminate “bottlenecks” in bid to attract FDI Business

Agriculture to eliminate “bottlenecks” in bid to attract FDI

Agriculture, one of the most competitive economic sectors in Vietnam, needs to develop a long-term strategy to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), which has fallen in recent years.

Fifteen years ago, FDI inflows into the agriculture, forestry and fishery sector accounted for 15 percent of the country’s total FDI, but this declined to less than 0.5 percent in the past three years.
Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry Business

Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry

Vietnam needs a range of sound policies to develop the automobile sector in the face of fierce competition with foreign rivals as the import tariff will slump to zero percent once the country joins the ASEAN Free Trade Area by 2018.