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supply chains

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).

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

World

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

Singapore’s annual economic growth slipped to the lowest rate in nearly a decade during this year’s first quarter as manufacturing slowed down in the wake of the prolonged US-China trade war, prompting a downgrade to the city-state’s full-year growth forecast.

HCM City strengthens food safety measures at schools

Society

HCM City strengthens food safety measures at schools

Six pilot schools in Ho Chi Minh City have ensured food-safety standards and teachers have become more aware of food-hygiene regulations, but schools still need to ensure quality meals and publication of food prices as well as the names of companies that make the food, the deputy director of the HCM City Department of Education and Training has said.

Vietnam’s exports to CPTPP countries set to surge

Business

Vietnam’s exports to CPTPP countries set to surge

Vietnam’s exports to member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are expected to increase strongly through 2030, reaching 25 percent of the nation’s total exports, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).