Malaysia attracts more investment amid trade war: minister World

Malaysia attracts more investment amid trade war: minister

Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has said the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain due to the US-China trade war can be a golden opportunity to attract new investment and reverse Malaysia's premature deindustrialisation.
Sustainable development key to joining global chain Business

Sustainable development key to joining global chain

Sustainable supplies of goods and production were key areas for Vietnamese businesses to focus on in order to join the global supply chain, Director General of the Foreign Trade Association (Amfori) Christian Ewert said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 21.
Firms benefit from programme on efficient use of resources Business

Firms benefit from programme on efficient use of resources

The Vietnam Improvement Program has helped 82 garment-textile and footwear factories in Vietnam invest 37 million USD in efficient use of resources, thus saving 30 million USD per year, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
HCM City develops support industry Business

HCM City develops support industry

In March, the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City will chair a meeting with the Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority and the Saigon Hi-tech Park to organise a festival to seek support industry suppliers.
FTAs: boon or bane for businesses? Business

FTAs: boon or bane for businesses?

As 2018 brings newer and bigger FTAs, Vietnamese enterprises are faced with tough choices. They can either adapt and move up the global supply chain, or stand by while imported goods flood the country’s market.
Vietnam interested in joining global supply chains Business

Vietnam interested in joining global supply chains

Vietnam has been interested in joining the global supply chain and management governance, which is considered an effective competitive tool for businesses to control the market, build up confidence among customers and increase profits and connectivity with global partners, said a trade official.
Experts urge firms to enter supply chains Business

Experts urge firms to enter supply chains

Companies that want to enter the global supply chain should show initiative and make concerted steps to enhance their capacity and growth, Dr Shantanaru Bhattacharya of Singapore Management University said at a forum held in HCM City on March 10.