Provincial authorities contribute to Dong Thap’s improved PCI in 2015

Provincial authorities contribute to Dong Thap’s improved PCI in 2015

5/10/2016 - 22:30

(VOVworld) – Dong Thap is ranked second in the 2015 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI 2015) and topped the Mekong Delta region with a score of 66.39. This is the eighth consecutive year Dong Thap made it into the top five of PCI. The breakthrough is attributed to cooperation between the provincial authorities and the business community. A report by Thanh...

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Exporting high-quality rice-new path for Vietnam’s rice sector

Exporting high-quality rice-new path for Vietnam’s rice sector

5/3/2016 - 16:00

(VOVworld) - Though Vietnam is the world’s third biggest rice exporter, the real value it gains remains modest. In order to penetrate major markets in the context of international economic integration, many domestic exporters are focusing on high-quality rice.

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Hanoi and efforts to make full use of TPP opportunities

Hanoi and efforts to make full use of TPP opportunities

4/26/2016 - 16:35

(VOVworld) – With all provinces and cities nationwide, Hanoi is trying to learn the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. The capital city is promptly preparing measures for investment attraction to increase exports and expand markets as soon as the deal takes effect.

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Promoting regional links to increase economic growth

Promoting regional links to increase economic growth

4/21/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Promoting regional economic links toward creating a driving force for the national economy has received special attention from the government. Regional economic linking has improved coordination between central and provincial agencies in outlining policies and allocating investment more efficiently.

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PCI-measurement of provincial governance capacity and investment environment

PCI-measurement of provincial governance capacity and investment environment

4/12/2016 - 15:25

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) for 2015 has been announced. The index is considered one of the most accurate measures of local authorities’ efforts to improve the provincial investment environment and competitiveness.

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Policies support socio-economic development in mountain regions

Policies support socio-economic development in mountain regions

4/7/2016 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – Over the past two years, a number of programs supporting ethnic minority people in mountain regions have succeeded thanks to government efforts to strengthen international cooperation and support for those programs. Financial resources have been devoted to economic growth, healthcare, education, training, and social issues, thereby reducing poverty and improving local living conditions.

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Developing a national brand, an urgent need for Vietnamese businesses in integration

Developing a national brand, an urgent need for Vietnamese businesses in integration

3/28/2016 - 17:07

(VOVworld) – Developing and managing a national brand is essential and urgent for Vietnamese businesses, now that Vietnam is rapidly integrating into the world. Strong, prestigious brands will mark Vietnam as a country with high quality, competitive products and services.

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Vietnam’s cashew exports forecast to rise in 2016

Vietnam’s cashew exports forecast to rise in 2016

3/22/2016 - 15:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s cashew exports posted a strong growth in 2015 and are expected to rise this year.

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Vietnamese farm produce exports should prosper in 2016

Vietnamese farm produce exports should prosper in 2016

3/18/2016 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese farm produce exports are predicted to thrive this year due to increased market demand and several free trade agreements Vietnam has signed. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Industry and Trade have outlined a number of measures to help domestic businesses boost export volumes.

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Vietnam finds it crucial to build national rice brand

Vietnam finds it crucial to build national rice brand

3/8/2016 - 15:44

(VOVworld) – For many years Vietnam has proven to be as one of the world’s leading rice exporters but profits remain low because product branding has not been developed and quality has been unreliable. This issue topped the agenda of a recent conference held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade to find a way to improve rice exports this...

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Businesses eager to learn trading partners’ information for integration

Businesses eager to learn trading partners’ information for integration

3/2/2016 - 10:16

(VOVworld) – Last year Vietnam signed a number of trade deals which have gradually taken effect and offered opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises to enter foreign markets. But each market has specific characters requiring businesses to study them carefully to minimize risks. The issue also topped the agenda of the 2016 Trade Counselor Conference.

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Vietnam finds it necessary to improve farm produce’ branding, value

Vietnam finds it necessary to improve farm produce’ branding, value

2/23/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) – Agricultural production remains a pillar of the national economy as Vietnam integrates into the world. The current need is to improve productivity and quality and lower costs for agricultural products. This is a target that farmers, scientists, enterprises, and state managers in the Mekong River Delta are all determined to realize.

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Enterprises encouraged to invest in science and technology

Enterprises encouraged to invest in science and technology

2/18/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – In recent years, Vietnam has been recognized internationally as one of the world’s top 10 software outsourcing countries and recognized by UNESCO as one of four nations producing vaccine to treat Rota virus. VOV’s Van Anh talks about the importance of investing in science and technology if Vietnam wants its economy to keep growing.

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Dong Nai, highlight in foreign investment attraction

Dong Nai, highlight in foreign investment attraction

2/2/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Despite economic difficulties during 2015, Dong Nai remained one of Vietnam’s leading provinces in foreign direct investment attraction, earning 2.4 billion USD, up 250% against the set target. The achievements together with improved infrastructure and administrative procedure reforms have opened a path for Dong Nai to attract more FDI this year.

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Vietnam’s fast-moving consumer goods trying to capture domestic market

Vietnam’s fast-moving consumer goods trying to capture domestic market

1/26/2016 - 14:58

(VOVworld) – In recent years, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) have grown rapidly in both rural and urban areas of Vietnam. Products like milk, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, and school notebooks have been a growing share of the domestic market. This is a major opportunity for Vietnamese enterprises in the field to expand production and markets...

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Development prospects of border economic zones in Quang Ninh

Development prospects of border economic zones in Quang Ninh

1/22/2016 - 17:46

(VOVworld) – Last year Quang Ninh publicized master-plans for Hoanh Mo-Dong Van and Mong Cai border economic zones with visions until 2030. The planning is an important foundation for developing Quang Ninh’s border areas.

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Flexible exchange rate management – a priority in 2016 economic operations

Flexible exchange rate management – a priority in 2016 economic operations

1/12/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s banking sector has pursued a flexible monetary policy, helping to drop interest rates and increase credit to an appropriate level. The exchange rate has been stabilized with an increase in the foreign reserve, supporting business production. In 2016, the sector will continue proactive and flexible measures in monetary policy management matching market growth.

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Exports contribute to Vietnam’s economic growth in 2015

Exports contribute to Vietnam’s economic growth in 2015

1/5/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s exports rose 8.1% in 2015 compared to a year earlier. Although it missed the government target of 10% growth for 2015, exports were considered a highlight of the national economy with their expanded scale, contributing to GDP growth and generating more jobs for workers, particularly in the production of farm produce.

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Vietnam restructures its agriculture for integration and development

Vietnam restructures its agriculture for integration and development

12/29/2015 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s agriculture has achieved noticeable growth after two years of implementing a project on agricultural restructuring to increase added value and sustainable development. To deal with challenges brought in by free trade agreements, this year the sector has stepped up the restructuring process to create a firm foundation for sustainable integration in 2016.

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FDI improvement in 2015

FDI improvement in 2015

12/22/2015 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Despite global fluctuations in 2015, Vietnam has attracted a great deal of foreign direct investment capital. By the end of last month, newly registered or expanded FDI for Vietnam totaled over 20 billion USD. The achievement is attributed to Vietnam’s efforts to boost institutional reforms and international integration.

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