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Opportunities abound for Vietnamese & Chinese enterprises

Ms. Doan Thi Thu Thuy, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency, tells VET's Hai Van about cooperation between enterprises from Vietnam and China.

Ms. Doan Thi Thu Thuy, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency, tells VET’s Hai Van about cooperation between enterprises from Vietnam and China. What potential is there for Vietnamese enterprises to cooperate with Chinese enterprises? Vietnam is on the way to integrating into the global economy. It is …

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Healthcare expo opens in City

A booth at the exhibition

HCM CITY – The latest healthcare products and technologies are being showcased at the four-day 12th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Healthcare Việt Nam, which opened yesterday in HCM City. Held at the Sài Gòn Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7, the healthcare sector’s biggest event has …

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Gov’t regulations still hindering businesses

Phan Đức Hiếu

The Government has had many policies encouraging the development of the private sector. But the sector continues to face many Government-created hurdles, including regulations and required licences and certificates. Phan Đức Hiếu, deputy director the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) discussed with the Vietnam …

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Việt Nam’s import of machines up 33%

Việt Nam spent US$24.12 billion importing machines, equipment, tools and spare parts in the first eight months of this year.

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam spent US$24.12 billion importing machines, equipment, tools and spare parts in the first eight months of this year, marking a year-on-year increase of 33 per cent. This was reported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade. South Korea has overtaken China to become the largest …

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Gov’t urged to improve business climate

Customs clearance. Creating a favourable business environment is one of the ways to help the country achieve growth targets.

HÀ NỘI — Removing barriers and improving the business environment would contribute to reaching economic growth targets in the context of a tight State budget, director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s National Economic Issues Department Trần Quốc Phương said on Tuesday at a Hà Nội conference. Phương suggested …

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Vietnamese, Chinese businesses seek co-operation opportunities

A Chinese firm shares their potential and strengths at the forum. Read more

QUẢNG NINH — Nearly 50 businesses from the Fujian province of China and Việt Nam’s northeastern province of Quảng Ninh gathered at a seminar in Hạ Long City on Tuesday to seek investment and trade co-operation opportunities. The Fujian enterprises are operating in the fields of industrial production, trade, finance, …

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VN posts 11.5% IT revenue growth

Workers at Samsung Electronics Việt Nam Thái Nguyên Company Limited.

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s revenue from information and technology in 2016 reached nearly US$68 billion, posting an 11.49 per cent year-on-year increase. The figures were announced at a ceremony held in the city on Tuesday on the publication of Việt Nam’s 2016 White Book on Information and Communication Technologies …

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Khánh Hòa to work with Grab on the hailing services

Khánh Hòa Province has not granted a license to Grab due to the province’s overloaded transport infrastructure.

HÀ NỘI — After Grab announced the launch of GrabTaxi in Khánh Hòa, the provincial Department of Transport said operation of the ride hailing services firm was not licensed in the central province. Nguyễn Công Định, director of the Department of Transport, was quoted by Người Lao Động (The Labourer) …

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VN firms spending less on RD

New phone: The recent launching of a made-in-Việt Nam smartphone. Vietnamese firms should invest more in innovation and R&D, according to a World Bank report.

HÀ NỘI — Innovation was critical for the growth ofl factory productivity, but Vietnamese firms spent less on R&D than in most other Southeast Asian countries. This was highlighted in a recent World Bank report titled: “Việt Nam: Enhancing Enterprise Competitiveness and SME Linkages.” “While a substantial proportion of firms …

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