The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will focus on increasing the value and competitiveness of its agriculture produce this year, especially key items such as rice and fisheries, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Although Vietnam has made strides in bettering the business environment and competitiveness capacity, there’s still room for improvement, heard participants at a meeting held in Hanoi on December 6.
Quang Ngai should improve its investment climate in order to raise the provincial competitiveness index (PCI), which currently stands at 41st position, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at an investment promotion conference in the central province on July 2.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested all sectors, localities and enterprises to work together to make stronger changes in the competitiveness of the economy while concluding an online conference between the Government and localities in Hanoi on December 29.
The trade ministers of Japan and Vietnam earlier this month reaffirmed their commitment to work collaboratively to help the emerging Southeast Asian country elevate its industrial competitiveness at the international level.
A seminar was held in Hanoi on March 17 underlining changes to management institutions to improve the rice value chain and Vietnamese rice’s competitiveness.
A foreign project to establish a higher education institution in Vietnam must secure total investment funds of at least VND1 trillion (US$44.5million), according to a draft decree on foreign investment in education newly issued by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).