Ca Mau facilitates seafood exports to UK Business

Ca Mau facilitates seafood exports to UK

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is supporting seafood enterprises to make good use of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) to foster exports to the UK in the near future, the provincial Department of Industry and Trade said.
Banks provide preferential loans to enterprises Business

Banks provide preferential loans to enterprises

Four commercial banks signed agreements to provide loans worth a total of 4.66 trillion VND (200 million USD) to 20 companies operating in Ho Chi Minh City-based industrial parks and export processing zones at a meeting connecting banks and businesses held last week.
Workers in IPs, EPZs to get housing rental support for three months Society

Workers in IPs, EPZs to get housing rental support for three months

A support package worth 6.6 trillion VND (290.4 million USD) will be spent on providing housing rental subsidies for labourers who are working in industrial parks (IPs), export processing zones (EPZs) and key economic regions, according to the Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
ODA disbursement targets a challenge: Official Business

ODA disbursement targets a challenge: Official

While the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) has seen progress, without drastic solutions, it will be difficult for ministries and sectors to achieve allocation targets, Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha has said.
Financial support still pie in the sky for supporting firms Business

Financial support still pie in the sky for supporting firms

Nine years after the issuance of a Government decision that set out preferential credit policies to provide more financial support for Vietnamese firms in the supporting industry, few have been able to make use of said policies, industry insiders have said.
Minister: ODA disbursement at alarming pace Business

Minister: ODA disbursement at alarming pace

Disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) hit over 1.6 trillion VND in the first five months of this year, equivalent to only 2.7 percent and 5.6 percent of targets assigned by the National Assembly and Government for the whole year, respectively, which were alarming figures, said Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung on June 26.
Solutions sought to accelerate disbursement of ODA Business

Solutions sought to accelerate disbursement of ODA

The ODA National Steering Committee held a meeting with donors in Hanoi on June 17 to seek solutions to speed up the disbursement of ODA capital and preferential loans, which has showed signs of slowing down in recent years.