Vietnam’s agriculture identifies challenges for development in 2017

Vietnam’s agriculture identifies challenges for development in 2017

1/17/2017 - 14:28

(VOVworld)-In 2017, Vietnam’s agriculture should exert greater efforts to overcome difficulties in the export market and ensure domestic food security despite climate change.

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Combining startup spirit and innovation

Combining startup spirit and innovation

1/10/2017 - 18:23

(VOVworld) – 2016 was observed as a National Year for Start-ups, part of a “National Program to Support an Innovative Startup Ecosystem in Vietnam by 2025”. The number of start-up businesses rose in terms of quantity and quality and more start-up funds and support centers were established.

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Vietnam maintains a stable economic growth in 2016

Vietnam maintains a stable economic growth in 2016

1/3/2017 - 14:24

(VOVworld)-Although Vietnam’s economy had no major breakthroughs in 2016, it managed to maintain a stable growth thanks to careful government management. We now review Vietnam’s economic picture last year.

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Vietnam’s exports overcome difficulties in 2016

Vietnam’s exports overcome difficulties in 2016

12/27/2016 - 13:37

(VOVworld) - 2016 has seen many milestones with Vietnam signing free trade deals which have benefited its economy. Although export revenues in key industries like garments and textiles, leather footwear, and farm produce have fallen short of set targets, businesses have generally fared well despite global economic difficulties.

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Private sector’s role in national economic development

Private sector’s role in national economic development

12/13/2016 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam now has 500,000 private enterprises which employ more than 15 million people and contributes 40% of the national GDP. Vietnam has adopted many policies to develop the private economic sector.

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Laos, an attractive market for Vietnamese investors

Laos, an attractive market for Vietnamese investors

12/6/2016 - 14:35

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s investment in Laos has grown rapidly in recent years. The success of many small and medium-sized enterprises has encouraged larger Vietnamese businesses, especially in banking, telecommunications, and aviation, to increase their investment in Laos.

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Boosting Vietnamese exporters to develop sustainably

Boosting Vietnamese exporters to develop sustainably

11/29/2016 - 15:37

(VOVworld)-Foreign direct investment export businesses in Vietnam are contributing a great deal to national economic development. But more Government incentives are needed to help domestic exporters to reduce dependence on the foreign invested sector.

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Economic restructuring, growth model reforms for sustainable development

Economic restructuring, growth model reforms for sustainable development

11/22/2016 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s economic restructuring program for the past 5 years brought about noticeable results. The progress has provided a basis for Vietnam to continue its restructuring plan until 2020.

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Binh Phuoc develops local cashew nut brand

Binh Phuoc develops local cashew nut brand

11/15/2016 - 15:03

(VOVworld) – The southern province of Binh Phuoc is thought to have one of the best cashew nuts in the world. To develop a brand for this product, Binh Phuoc has master-planned its cultivation areas and sought ways to increase productivity and quality, and farmers’ income.

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Vietnam tries to create favorable business environment

Vietnam tries to create favorable business environment

11/8/2016 - 14:01

(VOVworld) – Over the past two years, Vietnam has focused on increasing competitiveness and improving the local business environment to develop a sustainable economy. The government and authorities at all levels are working to create favorable conditions for domestic and foreign enterprises and investors.

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Long An attracts investment in socio-economic development

Long An attracts investment in socio-economic development

11/1/2016 - 14:32

(VOVworld) – Located in the key southern economic hub, Long An province is the link between HCMC and Mekong Delta provinces. It borders Cambodia and has a major border gate economic zone. Using these advantages, Long An has designed a strategy to lure more domestic and foreign investment and improved the local investment environment toward sustainable socio-economic growth.

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Production by value chains increases Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit exports

Production by value chains increases Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit exports

10/25/2016 - 17:04

(VOVworld) – With a year-on-year growth of 130%, vegetable and fruit exports have been topping Vietnam’s exports of farm produce over the past 8 months, earning 1.7 billion USD and exceeding the rice export value for the first time. The sector’s export value is expected to reach 2.5 billion USD for the whole year.

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Geographical indication and opportunities to increase exports to EU market

Geographical indication and opportunities to increase exports to EU market

10/18/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - Geographical indication or GI is a sign used on products that have specific geographical origin and possesses qualities due to that origin.

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New prospects for economic and trade relations between Vietnam and EAEU

New prospects for economic and trade relations between Vietnam and EAEU

10/10/2016 - 22:31

(VOvworld) – As from October 5th, the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has came into force, opening up new development opportunities for the two business communities. The agreement promises to create favorable conditions for both sides to promote their goods and attract investment.

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Drafting a law on planning, a start to reforming Vietnam’s planning

Drafting a law on planning, a start to reforming Vietnam’s planning

10/4/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – Over the years, Vietnam’s planning has revealed many shortcomings, weakening national economic development. A law on planning is needed to help the government direct socio-economic activities more effectively during the current international integration.

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Linking for economic development in Vietnam’s southeastern region

Linking for economic development in Vietnam’s southeastern region

9/27/2016 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – The southeastern region is one of Vietnam’s key economic hubs and a gateway linking Vietnam and the world. It has many advantages in developing industry and services. During the current international integration, its provinces should enhance their links to share sustainable growth.

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Tourism development to contribute more to GDP growth

Tourism development to contribute more to GDP growth

9/20/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – According to the project to make tourism a spearhead economic sector, Vietnamese tourism will have a uniform technical infrastructure by 2020. Tourism products will be high-quality and able to compete with other countries. Tourism will become a hard currency earner contributing to national economic growth.

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SMEs and start-up businesses: essential solutions to Vietnamese-French relations

SMEs and start-up businesses: essential solutions to Vietnamese-French relations

9/13/2016 - 16:43

(VOVworld) – President Francois Hollande met with the community of French start-up businesses in new technologies, French Viet Tech during his recent visit to Vietnam. The event opened additional opportunities for Vietnamese-French economic cooperation and improved the effectiveness, dynamism, and creativity of French enterprises in Vietnam.

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New-generation Free Trade Agreements: opportunities and challenges

New-generation Free Trade Agreements: opportunities and challenges

9/6/2016 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – What are new-generation bilateral free trade agreements? What should be done for domestic enterprises to truly benefit from FTAs? Can Vietnam make the most of preferential tariffs brought about by new-generation FTAs? These are the issues the Vietnamese government, relevant agencies, domestic businesses, and especially overseas representative missions of Vietnam have paid great attention in improving the competitiveness...

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Boosting startup spirit among Vietnamese companies

Boosting startup spirit among Vietnamese companies

8/30/2016 - 15:20

(VOVworld) – 2016 is being observed as the National Year for Startups. This year the issue of startups is attracting the attention of the entire society. Vietnamese enterprises have strongly developed and made important contributions to national economic successes. The government’s target of having one million businesses by 2020 is not easy to attain but it is something for Vietnam...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam