Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains Business

Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains

Vietnam is among the top countries attracting foreign direct investment in the Asia-Pacific region, but the rate of domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participating in the value chains of foreign-invested companies is rather low, according to the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC).
Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.
Machine, metalworking expo opens in HCM City Business

Machine, metalworking expo opens in HCM City

A wide range of intelligent machinery, equipment and solutions for the manufacturing value chain are on display at the International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition which opened on July 3 in HCM City.
Shoe industry gears up to go hi-tech Business

Shoe industry gears up to go hi-tech

A dramatic change in market trends and the "fourth industrial revolution are forcing Vietnamese enterprises to gradually apply new technologies to production.
Thai investments in ASEAN countries increase World

Thai investments in ASEAN countries increase

Thailand invested 64.75 billion THB (1.9 billion USD) into other ASEAN nations, accounting for 27 percent of the total of 242.9 billion THB channelled overseas from January to September this year.
Business

SOE equitisation to fuel M&A activity

Experts forecast equitising hundreds of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) between now and next year as ordered by the Government will lead to stronger merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Vietnam, the Saigon Times Daily reported on August 12.
VN software firms warned of losing contracts Sci-Tech

VN software firms warned of losing contracts

Though 2014 is believed to be a good year for the Vietnam’s software industry, the country’s software firms have been warned that it would be not easy to make money if they cannot upgrade in terms of the operation scale, said the English language online newspaper VietNamNet Bridge.
Society

Expert proposes measures to restructure agriculture

Restructuring is the only way for the agriculture sector to remain competitive, yet there is much to be done, Nguyen Van Bo, director of the Agriculture Science Institute, told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times).
Business

Vietnam remains attractive to foreign investors: paper

Vietnam attracted nearly 400 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in January. Although this was only 78.1 percent of that in the same period last year, some projects last month were large, and this underlined the country’s continued attractiveness to investors. Insight by the Vietnam Economic News on February 20.