Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA Business

Vietnam must improve quality of labour force for EVFTA

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers many opportunities to Vietnamese workers and just as many challenges. The country’s labour force must find ways to improve its quality in order to produce products that adhere to stricter standards in European markets, said policymakers and labour experts at a conference in Hanoi on September 17.
High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted Business

High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted

Vietnam has emerged as a destination for large tech firms as the trade dispute between the US and China continues to intensify with no end in sight. However, whether and how much Vietnam can take advantage of the shifting FDI flow out of China remains to be seen.
Orientations taken to accelerate economic restructuring Business

Orientations taken to accelerate economic restructuring

Orientations aimed at speeding up the restructuring process of Vietnam’s economy amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution was the focus of a workshop held by the National Centre for Socio-economic Information and Forecast (NCIF) and the Ministry of Planning and Investment in Hanoi on November 22.
Two decades of Vietnam's contributions to ASEAN Politics

Two decades of Vietnam's contributions to ASEAN

Today, 20 years ago, Vietnam officially became a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). As the country celebrates this monumental event, the year 2015 also witnesses the 48th anniversary of the bloc's establishment (August 8, 1967 – August 8, 2015).
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Eurocham sees investment climate improvement

Eurocham has acknowledged Vietnam ’s progress in improving its trade and investment environment, particularly in intellectual property and administrative reform, in year-end months.