Initial outcomes of the restructuring of banking system

Initial outcomes of the restructuring of banking system

10/20/2015 - 12:48

(VOVworld) – The project to restructure credit organizations between 2011 and 2015 has achieved certain progress. Bad debts have been basically handled; the liquidity of commercial banks having been secured; and inter-bank interest rates having been stabilized.

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TPP – a platform for Vietnamese businesses to grow

TPP – a platform for Vietnamese businesses to grow

10/12/2015 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Last Monday, Vietnam and 11 other countries completed TPP negotiations. Making full use of the deal’s opportunities and anticipating and minimizing accompanying risks will be keys for Vietnam’s economy to thrive and its businesses to catch up with global development.

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Customs Reforms for integration into the ASEAN Economic Community

Customs Reforms for integration into the ASEAN Economic Community

10/7/2015 - 11:14

(VOVworld) – On September 8th Vietnam officially implemented its national single-window customs system and technically integrated it with a similar system used by other ASEAN members. The system creates favorable conditions for international trade and transportation in preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community which will be established by the end of this year.

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VSIP – an effective cooperation model between Vietnam and Singapore

VSIP – an effective cooperation model between Vietnam and Singapore

9/29/2015 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – Over the years, economic cooperation between Vietnam and Singapore has benefited both countries. Established 20 years ago, the Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) has been a successful joint venture model. At a groundbreaking ceremony for a VSIP project in Nghe An province on September 16th, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung praised the flagship role of the VSIP model...

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Vietnam promotes overseas investment

Vietnam promotes overseas investment

9/24/2015 - 14:40

(VOVworld)- In recent years, Vietnam’s overseas direct investment has increased. Vietnamese enterprises have expanded their markets contributing greatly to national growth and raising Vietnam’s prestige in international economic integration.

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Craft villages in the process of international integration

Craft villages in the process of international integration

9/16/2015 - 9:04

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has many traditional craft villages which for years, have contributed to the national economy. In the current international integration, Vietnam’s craft village economy is likely to enjoy many development opportunities, but at the same time face numerous challenges.

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Vietnam’s garments and textiles sector prepares for integration

 Vietnam’s garments and textiles sector prepares for integration

9/8/2015 - 18:53

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is about to sign some important trade deals including the Trans Pacific Partnership, the EU-Vietnam Trade Agreement, the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement, and has already signed an economic agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union. To gain the maximum benefit from these deals, Vietnam’s garments and textiles sector has put forward plans to grasp the opportunity and maintain...

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Vietnamese enterprises seek opportunities in Czech market

Vietnamese enterprises seek opportunities in Czech market

9/1/2015 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – Trade relations between Vietnam and the Czech Republic have been enhanced since 2012 when Vietnam was listed as one of 12 priority markets in Czech’s national export strategy until 2020. Businesses of both nations have increased cooperation in trade and investment, particularly in exports of garments, textiles, and footwear.

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HCMC – an ideal destination for Japanese investors

HCMC – an ideal destination for Japanese investors

8/27/2015 - 15:37

(VOVworld) –With 800 projects worth 2.7 billion USD, Japan is the 6th biggest foreign investor in Ho Chi Minh City. The figure is expected to rise in the future because Ho Chi Minh City is considered an ideal destination for Japanese investors.

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Spillover effects from Bank-Business Connection program in HCMC

Spillover effects from Bank-Business Connection program in HCMC

8/18/2015 - 15:53

(VOVworld) – A program connecting banks and businesses was launched in Ho Chi Minh City 3 years ago to provide low interest loans to enterprises. It has enabled local businesses to maintain stable production and business growth. The State Bank of Vietnam intends to duplicate the program nationwide.

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Vietnam’s M&A waiting for a new boom

Vietnam’s M&A waiting for a new boom

8/11/2015 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has witnessed dynamic mergers and acquisitions in both domestic and foreign firms of all sizes. The rapid growth comes from opportunities created by trade agreements with other countries and Vietnam’s new policies to increase foreign ownership in Vietnamese enterprises and allow foreigners to buy houses in Vietnam.

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Vietnamese enterprises under pressure of import tariff cut from ASEAN

Vietnamese enterprises under pressure of import tariff cut from ASEAN

8/4/2015 - 14:57

(VOVworld) – By the end of this year, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is scheduled to take shape under which the tariffs of many items will be removed or slashed to 5%. In less than 3 years, 97% of goods imported from ASEAN members will be exempted from duty. This will create both opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses.

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Level playing field needed for Vietnamese enterprises to integrate

Level playing field needed for Vietnamese enterprises to integrate

7/28/2015 - 17:03

(VOVworld) - A number of Vietnam’s multilateral and bilateral free trade agreements with other countries have taken effect, which has impacted Vietnam’s economy, businesses, and people. Vietnam will likely sign more trade deals, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement, with even more commitments to open its market. Vietnamese enterprises can grow only if they learn to...

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FTAs and opportunities for Vietnam’s market restructuring

FTAs and opportunities for Vietnam’s market restructuring

7/21/2015 - 17:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has proven that it is fully integrating internationally by a series of free trade agreements that have been signed or will be signed in the near future. Although Vietnamese enterprises face many challenges and many things need to be done to take advantage of the trade deals, this is a great opportunity for Vietnam to restructure its...

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Vietnamese economy in 1st half of 2015 creates stable growth momentum

Vietnamese economy in 1st half of 2015 creates stable growth momentum

7/14/2015 - 16:42

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese economy witnessed positive changes in the first half of the year in which GDP increased nearly 6.3% against the same period last year. It’s also the highest rate since 2011. It’s predicted that Vietnam will face more challenges during the remaining months but the outcome might be a boost for businesses and foreign investors.

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

Wednesday February 3, 2016

(VOVworld) - To read listener letters is always the most interesting activity in our daily routine. Both compliments and criticisms tell us the results of our work. Grant Skinner of...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam