NDO/VNA – Officials, experts and entrepreneurs gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on December 15, discussing measures to help businesses capitalise on the ASEAN-China and ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreements (FTA).
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese enterprises are showcasing their products, ranging from handicrafts to construction materials and power devices, at the 12th Cambodian Import-Export and One Province One Product Exhibition which opened in Phnom Penh on December 15.
NDO/VNA – A conference took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on December 15 to collect opinions on a plan designed to implement the Agreement on Trade Promotion and Facilitation in the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area.
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation (Petrolimex) and PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PVOil) on December 15 officially supplied E5 RON92 bio-fuel for sale nationwide to replace RON 92 petrol, 15 days before a Government deadline.
NDO - As a proportion of GDP, logistics costs in Vietnam stand at an estimated 18% GDP, almost double that of advanced economies and higher than the global average of 14%, said Ousmane Dione, the World Bank Country Director for Vietnam.
NDO – A forum aiming to arouse the spirit of startup, innovation and connection among women opened in Hanoi on December 14, co-organised by the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV).
NDO - A new World Bank report, jointly launched on December 14 with the Ministry of Finance, will support the development of a sound financial reporting institutional framework by improving understanding of high-quality corporate financial reporting and auditing.
NDO/VNA – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh met with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie in Buenos Aires, on December 13, to discuss the trade and economic cooperation between Vietnam and Argentina.
NDO – At a dialogue with the Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung, Japanese enterprises stated that Vietnam's regulation on collecting social insurance premiums from Japanese workers on temporary assignment in Vietnam is unreasonable.
NDO - The Ministry of Construction (MOC) has unveiled an ambitious plan to abolish 41% of the current business regulations under its jurisdiction and simplify another 44% in a move to improve the business environment in Vietnam.
NDO - Vietnam has considerable potential and room to increase productivity growth, through the effective use of resources and boosting economic restructuring, innovation and the application of technology in all sectors, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Vietnam Development Forum in Hanoi, on December 13.