Capitalising on EVFTA sure to be a challenge Business

Capitalising on EVFTA sure to be a challenge

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to provide a host of opportunities to Vietnamese enterprises to bolster their exports, but they must also meet strict requirements in order to fully capitalise on the deal, insiders have said.
Material autonomy key for Vietnam to fully tap EVFTA Business

Material autonomy key for Vietnam to fully tap EVFTA

Textile stocks have been on a temporary upswing thanks to the recent ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) but textile enterprises still face difficulties due to heavy dependence on imported raw materials and machinery as well as reduced demand worldwide.
Indonesia’s productivity lower than ASEAN nations World

Indonesia’s productivity lower than ASEAN nations

A survey conducted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has found that Indonesia’s productivity in the manufacturing industry is lower than that of its peers in other Southeast Asian countries.
Cambodia approves three apparel, handbag projects World

Cambodia approves three apparel, handbag projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) recently approved three investment projects in the handbag and garment sector with a total capital investment of 8.8 million USD, according to the Phnom Penh Post. ​
ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecast World

ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecast

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised down its forecast on economic growth in Southeast Asia to 4.5 percent compared with a previous forecast of 4.8 percent and from last year's 5.1 percent pace.
Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum Business

Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) remains unfamiliar to and hasn’t received due attention from businesses as well as ministries, sectors and localities of Vietnam, heard a forum held in Hanoi on August 30.
Firms have high hopes on EVFTA Business

Firms have high hopes on EVFTA

Vietnamese businesses are having high hopes for bigger market shares in the European Union (EU) thanks to the bilateral free trade agreement (EVFTA) signed recently.
High-level Swiss delegation visits garment factory in Dong Nai Society

High-level Swiss delegation visits garment factory in Dong Nai

A high-level Swiss delegation toured a garment factory in the southern province of Dong Nai on July 12 to assess positive changes in working conditions and competitiveness of the country’s leading export industry and the fruits of the partnership between the Swiss government, Better Work programme and Vietnamese industry.