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ADB funds over 20 mln USD for women-led SMEs

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ADB funds over 20 mln USD for women-led SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reported that it received 20.2 million USD from the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) in support of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) led by women.

Vietnamese, Lao businesses enhance partnership

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Vietnamese, Lao businesses enhance partnership

A cooperation deal has been signed between the Vietnam Business Association for Cooperation and Investment in Laos (BACI) and the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Laos (YEAL), expected to open up more partnership chances for the countries’ businesses.

Support programme improves Ben Tre start-up climate

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Support programme improves Ben Tre start-up climate

In three years since it launched the Dong Khoi Start-ups and Enterprise Development Programme, the southern province of Ben Tre has adopted many policies to support start-ups, leading to a rise in the number of businesses and jobs, and economic growth, officials told a review conference held recently.

Thailand’s cross-border trade in Q1 increase by 1.86 percent

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Thailand’s cross-border trade in Q1 increase by 1.86 percent

The Department of Foreign Trade has unveiled the gross value of Thailand’s cross-border trading with immediate neighbouring countries during this year’s first quarter has amounted to 342.63 billion baht, accounting for a 1.86 percent increase with Malaysia as the largest cross-border trading partner, followed by Laos and Cambodia.