WB’s Vietnam Development Report 2019 launched Business

WB’s Vietnam Development Report 2019 launched

The Vietnam Development Report (VDR) 2019: Connecting Vietnam for Growth and Shared Prosperity was co-launched by the World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Investment and Planning in Hanoi on January 15.
Vietbuild Hanoi 2019 to open next week Business

Vietbuild Hanoi 2019 to open next week

Vietbuild Hanoi 20019, the largest exhibition of the construction sector in Vietnam, will take place from September 4-8 in the capital city, featuring 1,600 pavilions from 18 countries and territories, organizers said at a press conference on August 30.
SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
 Vietnamese exports to Africa face price challenges Business

Vietnamese exports to Africa face price challenges

Vietnamese exports to Africa have faced price-related challenges as they have to compete with other African nations in terms of import tax, given the fact there is no free trade agreement or preferential trade agreement between Vietnam and regional countries. ​
Vietnam works on corporate governance code Business

Vietnam works on corporate governance code

Vietnam is developing a corporate governance code for listed firms in order to help local firms attract more capital and make them more competitive amid increasing regional economic integration.
ASEAN to enhance policy on fair regional competition ASEAN

ASEAN to enhance policy on fair regional competition

ASEAN will organise the 5th ASEAN Competition Conference (ACC) between June 4 and 5 in Ho Chi Minh City themed “Advancing Competition Policy and Law Post-2015: Progress, Opportunities and Challenges”, said the ASEAN Secretariat on June 3.
EU helps Vietnam enforce competition law Business

EU helps Vietnam enforce competition law

A workshop to review 10 years of implementing the competition law in Vietnam was held by the Vietnam Competition Council (VCC) and the EU-Vietnam Multilateral Trade Project (EU-MUTRAP) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16.
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Philippines leads ASEAN in car sales

Sales of cars in the Philippines sped faster than in other ASEAN markets in Jan-May due to increasing demand, reported the ASEAN Automotive Federation (AFF).