Economy and commerce

How VN has changed since APEC 2006

Viet Nam’s GDP size has almost tripled and the country has expanded economic and trade ties with more than 200 countries and territories across the world since it hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) for the first time in 2006.Keep reading ...

VGP Reporter

[Infographics] Vietnam business environment ranking rises up 14 levels

According to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018, Vietnam’s business climate in 2018 has risen up 14 levels from 2017, to 68/190 of the economy surveyed.Keep reading ...

Vietnam+ staff

Vietnam farm produce exporters face more technical barriers overseas

As of October, the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development had received 45 notifications, including 35 of which coming from nations adjusting maximum residue limits (MRL) in agricultural products. Vietnam’s exports of agricultural products, thus, will face more and more technical barriers in overseas markets.Keep reading  ...

Ngoc Hung

MSCI upgrade not coming until 2020

Vietnam could be classified as an emerging market in 2020 if its free-float rate increases and the market infrastructure becomes better at accommodating foreigners, according to the provider of stock market indexes and portfolio analytics MSCI.Keep reading ...

Nam Phuong

Spurring more funds into startups

Industry insiders are scrutinising a Ministry of Planning and Investment draft to the decree regulating investment into innovative startups that has recently been publicised to elicit comments from the public.    Keep reading ...

Khanh An

Few local SMEs join global trade

The number of local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have joined global trade networks and have trade relationship with international partners makes up a small proportion, lower than in regional countries, heard a seminar in Hanoi City on October 31.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

Vietnam to ‘pull down wall which hinders business development’

Under the Investment Law, there are seven prohibited business fields and 243 conditional business fields. However, according to the Central Institute of Economic Management (CIEM), it found 4,284 business conditions set by ministries and branches as of August 10, 2017.Keep reading   ...

M. Ha

Vietnam jumps 14 places in ease of doing business: World Bank

According to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report, Vietnam climbed 14 places from from the 82nd to the 68th place out of 190 economies.Keep reading  ...

Ha Thu

The government will help improve the competitiveness of enterprises

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with the Central Council of Vietnam Business Associations and some prominent businessmen on the occasion of Vietnam Business Day Oct 13th.[] Mr. Vu Tien Loc said that the PM asked for the establishment of a concurrent control mechanism, to ...

Quang Vu

Vietnam should cut down FDI incentives in favor of local companies: MP

Vietnam offers many land and tax incentives to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), but the sector’s contribution to the economy is still limited, said delegates of the legislative National Assembly (NA).Keep reading ...

Ngan Anh

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