30-year FDI attraction: shifting focus onto quality

03/10/2018 17:18

Leading destinations for the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) such as Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces, have been shifting their focus to investment quality after 30 years attracting foreign capital.

Deputy PM: Vietnam supports cashless payments

03/10/2018 09:41

The Vietnamese Government will continue to support and solidify legal regulations on cashless payment systems, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Anthony Tan, CEO and co-founder of Grab – a ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia which has been popular in Vietnam over the past five years.

Bitel is the fastest-growing telecommunications company in Peru

02/10/2018 20:22

According to the Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (OSIPTEL), by the end of the 2nd quarter of 2018, Bitel – a brand of Viettel Group obtained 5.1 million subscribers, equivalent to a market share of 13.5%. For three consecutive years (2015 - 2017), Bitel is the company with the fastest rate in growth of subscribers in Peru.

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

02/10/2018 10:03

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for SMEs to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development (OECD).

Cargo through seaports surges

30/09/2018 21:54

The volume of cargo transported through Vietnamese seaports has soared in the first nine months of 2018, particularly through ports in Quang Ninh and Ha Tinh provinces, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

Over 96,600 new firms established in nine months

29/09/2018 21:27

More than 96,600 new enterprises were founded in the first nine months of 2018 with a total registered capital of 963.4 trillion VND (41.3 billion USD), representing year-on-year rises of 2.8 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively.

Developing the financial infrastructure for a cashless society

29/09/2018 15:14

While the proportion of the national economy driven by cash transactions remains immense, experts believe that there will be a major shift toward using cashless payments in the coming time with drastic measures taken by the Government.

Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment launched

29/09/2018 11:27

Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick launched the Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (VBCWE), a coalition of large employers committed to ensuring gender equality within their businesses and beyond.

Experts review monetary policy for third quarter

29/09/2018 10:29

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Chairman of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council, chaired a meeting in Hanoi on September 28 to review monetary policy for the third quarter of 2018 and outline tasks for the coming time.

Seafood Fair scheduled for October in Hanoi

28/09/2018 22:41

The Seafood Fair will take place in Hanoi from October 6-10, a representative of the Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development told a press conference on September 28.