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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Renewing policies to attract more FDI

Renewing policies to attract more FDI

8/23/2016 - 15:30

(VOVworld) – By the end of last month, Vietnam had attracted nearly 13 billion USD from foreign direct investment (FDI), a year-on-year increase of 47%. This proves Vietnam has become an attractive destination for foreign investors. But the country still needs more new policies to draw in investment projects using advanced technologies and ensuring environmental safety.

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Draft law on supporting SMEs, a new driver for business growth

Draft law on supporting SMEs, a new driver for business growth

8/16/2016 - 14:49

(VOVworld) - Small and medium-sized enterprises account for 97% of Vietnam’s businesses and play an increasingly important role in Vietnam’s economy. In recent years, the government has created programs and policies to help SMEs maximize their productivity. The draft law on supporting SMEs is hoped to create a breakthrough in helping the sector grow.

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Institutional renovation to enhance private economic sector

Institutional renovation to enhance private economic sector

8/9/2016 - 18:30

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has about 500,000 private businesses, providing 1.2 million jobs, 51% of the total labor force. The Vietnamese government considers the private economic sector an important driver of the national economy and institutional reform. Vietnam has created conducive conditions and an open mechanism to encourage private sector’s growth as Vietnam integrates more fully into the global economy.

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Reviewing the Enterprise Law and Investment Law after one year

Reviewing the Enterprise Law and Investment Law after one year

8/2/2016 - 10:51

(VOVworld) – Nearly 106,000 enterprises have been established and some 3,500 ineffective business regulations have been eliminated since the revised enterprise and investment laws went into force on July 1 last year. But there remain obstacles to implementing these laws. The government, ministries, and concerned agencies are finding ways to resolve the problems.

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Vietnam’s fiscal and monetary market stable following Brexit

Vietnam’s fiscal and monetary market stable following Brexit

7/26/2016 - 15:39

(VOVworld) – Britain’s decision to withdrawal from the EU, known as Brexit, has had an impact on the global economy and on Vietnam’s fiscal and monetary market and investment flow. But the latter will be minimal thanks to proper and timely responses.

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Vietnam tries to achieve economic growth target for 2016

Vietnam tries to achieve economic growth target for 2016

7/19/2016 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – In the first half of this year, Vietnam’s economy showed signs of rallying. The macro economy stabilized and GDP increased 5.52%. Although the growth rate is lower than last year, it has been steady, thanks to the growth of industrial production and domestic retail sales.

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Improving business environment for enterprises to develop

Improving business environment for enterprises to develop

7/12/2016 - 17:07

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese government has paid much attention to improving the business environment, considering it a long-term task to help domestic enterprises increase competitiveness. The improved business environment will help Vietnamese companies assert their brands and compete fairly with their international partners, especially when Vietnam is fully integrating into the global economy and has been signing various free trade...

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Bac Giang uses trade promotion to boost lychee sales

Bac Giang uses trade promotion to boost lychee sales

7/5/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – Bac Giang is in the main harvest of lychees. To ensure steady sales and stable prices, local authorities have used trade promotions to enhance the Bac Giang lychee brand.

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Vietnam’s economy reduces dependence on ODA

Vietnam’s economy reduces dependence on ODA

6/28/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has successfully attracted and effectively used official development assistance (ODA) capital resources. From a poor country, Vietnam has become a middle-income country. But the achievement also presents challenges Vietnam for the near future as it gradually reduces its dependence on ODA funds and develops the nation by itself.

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Vietnamese Goods Week - an effective way to promote made-in-Vietnam commodities in Europe

Vietnamese Goods Week - an effective way to promote made-in-Vietnam commodities in Europe

6/21/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Recent programs to introduce Vietnamese goods to Italy’s Romace region and France’s Lyon city were the fourth Vietnamese trade promotion campaign in Europe since 2011. The model has proven effective in helping Vietnamese goods reach European consumers.

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Hanoi’s breakthroughs in administrative reforms to attract investment

Hanoi’s breakthroughs in administrative reforms to attract investment

6/16/2016 - 9:57

(VOVworld) – Increasing promotion activities and improving the business environment to attract capital investment, especially FDI, are top priorities for Hanoi’s economy. This was the message delivered by Hanoi officials at a recent conference on investment attraction. VOV’s Cam Tu reports:

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...