HCM City seeks to boost SMEs
Developing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is one of the ways to increase the private sector's contribution to the city's economic growth, economists told a...
VN firms investing $2.4 billion in Russia
Viet Nam invested a total of US$2.4 billion in 18 projects in Russia by end-September, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and...
Future VN int'l airport facing turbulence
Five months after being approved by legislators, the Long Thanh Airport project is now working on solutions regarding site clearance and resettlement of local residents.
Garment sector expecting big fourth quarter
Production in the garment and textile sector would be higher in the last quarter of this year as several domestic exporters have orders till the end of 2015, and even the first...
Lawmakers discuss economy
The National Assembly discussed Viet Nam's implementation of the 2015 socio-economic development programme during the 10th meeting of its tenure yesterday in Ha Noi.
VN meets five-year energy savings
The nationwide Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Programme has achieved satisfactory results in the last five years, according to officials attending a seminar organised yesterday in...
SMEs using e-commerce well
Vietnamese exporters have not used websites effectively for their operations, while small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have made full use of e-commerce.
FDI, domestic sector need better balance
The development of the foreign direct investment (FDI) sector and the domestic business sector next year need to be better balance, Head of the Central Economic Commission Vuong...
VN needs better quality forest products
Demand for Vietnamese forestry products, excluding wood, has increased on the world market, though these products need to improve their quality to meet strict international...
Regulations on Tra fish amended
The government has approved the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) plan to amend Decree 36/2014/ND-CP to resolve difficulties of management offices, enterprises
Chile plans timber exports to Viet Nam
Chile is a big timber producer and wants to boost exports to Viet Nam, which has increasing demand for wood to make products for export, a seminar heard yesterday in HCM City.
Local firms urged to join global value chain
Vietnamese enterprises have a big opportunity to enter the global value chain with several investors entering the country, Nguyen Mai, chairman of Viet Nam Association of Foreign
Quang Tri seeking $4b investment
The central Quang Tri Province intends to request a total investment of VND87 trillion (nearly US$4 billion) in its 18 projects in key sectors at an investment promotion...
PM approves plan for $3.6m carbon market
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project worth US$3.6 million to help Viet Nam to build its own carbon market following an application from the Ministry of Planning...