Business

WTO integration – extension to Vietnamese reform

Vietnam regards its integration into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as not a final target but a continuation of the national course of economic reform that focuses on facilitating trade and investment activities.
Business

VN pledges to adopt global mining standard

Vietnam is determined to participate in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in 2015 as a way to improve the efficiency of mineral resource governance and ensure a harmonised benefit to people, enterprises and the State.
Politics

Anti-corruption initiative programme launched

The 2013 Vietnam Anti-Corruption Initiative Programme (VACI) was launched in Hanoi on November 29 to support ideas aiming at mitigating corruption and increasing transparency and responsibility for a better living environment.
Optimism about private businesses in Vietnam Business

Optimism about private businesses in Vietnam

Investors continue to show their optimism about private businesses in Vietnam as 59 percent of interviewed people in a recent survey by Grant Thornton Vietnam , a provider of world-class auditing and consultancy services, plan to increase investment next year.

Conducted in the fourth quarter of this year, Grant Thornton’s survey, entitled “Investment on Private Businesses in Vietnam – Opinions and Prospects”, collected ideas from more than 200 investors and people who pay much attention to investment in Vietnam.
Business

Vietnam best in region, say Japanese firms

Vietnam is the most attractive investment destination among ASEAN member nations for Japanese businesses, according to a survey conducted by the Japan External Trade Organisation.

The survey found 58 percent of Japanese enterprises want to expand their business in Vietnam, which is a positive sign for both countries in the context of global economic turmoil.