National public service portal launched Society

National public service portal launched

The national public service portal, an electronic platform to connect the Government with people and enterprises, was officially opened nationwide on December 9 after nine months of construction.
Counterfeit, IPR violations still rampant: forum Business

Counterfeit, IPR violations still rampant: forum

Counterfeiting and violations of intellectual property rights (IPR) were still rampant, with the perpetrators operating outside and within the country employing advanced technologies and running sophisticated schemes, Hoang Anh Duong, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Directorate of Market Surveillance, said at a forum in Hanoi on November 26.
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.
E-commerce booming but hard to control Business

E-commerce booming but hard to control

E-commerce in Vietnam is growing, however many individuals and businesses are taking advantage of online platforms to sell poor quality and fake goods, harming customers and causing lost tax revenues.
Strict punishment for tax evasion urged Business

Strict punishment for tax evasion urged

The General Department of Market Management said that it has discovered many goods circulating in the market do not have clear origin, even containing toxins exceeding the permitted level.
EVFTA, EVIPA to help raise Vietnam’s position: expert Business

EVFTA, EVIPA to help raise Vietnam’s position: expert

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which are set to be signed in Hanoi on June 30, will help to improve Vietnam’s position in the global economy, an expert from the Australian National University (ANU) has said.
Vietnam, Norway seek to boost trade via e-commerce Business

Vietnam, Norway seek to boost trade via e-commerce

Vietnam and Norway hold potential of trading goods via electronic platform, experts said at a seminar held by the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Trading Foe company on June 28.
Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation Business

Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation

Vietnam’s customs sector will help businesses carry out procedures while implementing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Deputy General Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Duong Thai.