RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy Business

RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow and created uncertainty over the global economy. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), however, offers a beacon of hope, as it marks a victory for multilateralism and free trade regionally and globally.
Policy forum targets SMEs affected by COVID-19 Business

Policy forum targets SMEs affected by COVID-19

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in cooperation with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), organised a policy forum entitled “Supporting small and medium enterprises impacted by COVID-19: Narrowing the gap from policy to implementation”, in Hanoi on December 8.
 Coastal industrial zones attractive to investors Business

Coastal industrial zones attractive to investors

Vietnam’s industrial zones property located near the sea is attracting great attention to investors as they maintain high occupancy rates and rental prices, heard attendants at a recent Hanoi conference.
Gov't policy gives auto industry much-needed boost Business

Gov't policy gives auto industry much-needed boost

More than half a billion dollars in tax returns have been awarded to firms since 2017 in a bid by the Government to boost the country's auto industry and supporting industry, according to deputy director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Luu Manh Tuong.
Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).