SMEs face tough market as FTAs kick in Business

SMEs face tough market as FTAs kick in

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contribute 40 percent of national GDP but the proportion is expected to fall as competition will increase under new international free trade agreements.
Vietnam’s electronics exports expand rapidly Business

Vietnam’s electronics exports expand rapidly

Vietnam's electronics sector is becoming a force in Asia. While electronics exports from Asia rose by 17 percent between 2010-14, Vietnam's contribution ballooned by about 10 times, according to Singapore-based DBS group research.
Forum discusses sustainable agriculture in Southeast Asia Society

Forum discusses sustainable agriculture in Southeast Asia

As many as 350 leaders from Southeast Asian countries, international businesses, financial institutions and agricultural associations gathered at a forum in Hanoi on June 23 to seek measures to form sustainable agriculture sectors in ASEAN member nations.
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Pacific deal may add 30 percent to GDP

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is expected to add 30 percent to Vietnam's GDP over the next 10 years, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs said at a press briefing held in HCM City last week.
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Foodexpo markets Vietnamese food products, services

The first Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition (Vietnam Foodexpo 2015) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 13, expected to become an effective support channel to advertise Vietnamese products and services.