Extensive Sustainability Deployment for Businesses

Sustainable development has become an urgent and essential element in global economic activity, as well as a challenge in the context of international economic integration. In 2016, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), primarily orchestrated by the Office for Business Sustainable Development (SD4B) and the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), has carried out practical and effective sustainability activities for businesses.

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LEAN Green-Belt Int’l training course

In October 2017, NKX with ID@5 Netherlands organizes LEAN Green-belt International Certification Training Course, trained by 02 LEAN experts from NL.

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Vietnamese tea seeks to enter choosy markets

Accessing discerning markets is the main issue facing the Vietnamese tea sector although this product has a lot of opportunities abroad.

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VN rises in WB’s ease of doing business ranking

With strengthened access to credit and improvement in tax reforms, Việt Nam moved up 14 places to rank 68 among 190 countries in the 15th edition of the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report, themed “Reforming to Create Jobs.”

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Development of Creative Tourism

The development of creative tourism can help diversify tourist products attracting medium and high income tourists.

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Vietnam looks for more FDI into pharmacy sector

The Ministry of Health (MOH) estimates that Vietnam has to remit $2 billion abroad to import foreign drugs but could retain more money in-country if it could attract FDI (foreign direct investment) into the pharmaceutical industry.

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Vietnam’s economy is recovering: East Asia Forum

Vietnam has recorded upbeat growth despite disadvantages brought about by the withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according a recent article published on the East Asia Forum.

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Foreign investors turn to M&A to increase SOE holdings

Foreign investors at state-owned firms are looking to increase their holdings via M&A deals to solidify their footholds in Vietnam.

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Many cashew nut factories in VN halt operations due to lack of materials

Many cashew nut processing plants have halted operations due to a lack of materials, the Vietnam Cashew Nut Association (Vinacas) told a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on June 15 to review the sector’s performance in the first half of 2018.

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Foreign media speaks glowingly of Vietnam’s economy

International investors are setting their eyes on South East Asia, believing that Vietnam is an ideal destination.

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Zaken doen in Vietnam

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Ho Chi Minh City hosts new investor conference

In celebration of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange’s 15 year anniversary, the city will host a special investor conference covering investment opportunities and challenges in Vietnam’s securities market.

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Da Nang becomes sponsor and host port of int’l yacht race

Da Nang City authorities have signed a contract to be a team sponsor and official South East Asia host port of the 2015-2016 Clipper Round the World Yacht race.

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Vietnam Moves Ahead With Plans For First Nuclear Power Plant

After years of delays, it looks like plans for Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant are slowly moving forward.

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Import-export laws changed as VN adjusts to int’l rules

Pham Thanh Binh, a representative from USAID Governance for Inclusive Growth (USAID GIG) talks to Viet Nam Economic Times about adjustments made to import and export laws.

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Retail, services sales hit US$110 bln

The country’s total retail sales and services revenue reached US$110 billion, rising 9.8% over the same period last year, or 9.1%, if inflation is excluded.

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Vietnam grows more attractive to foreign investment

China has lost its competitive edge as a low-cost manufacturing hub with producers of everything from handbags to clothing to basic electronic components relocating to Vietnam economists at Savills said recently in a research report.

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Logistics: serious shortcoming in Vietnam economy

Vietnam has seen a boom in exports and imports with its strong economic growth, but due to weak logistics it has been losing a considerable portion of its wealth.

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Vietnam seafood businesses look forward to TPP

With nearly half of their exports going to the 11 other countries that are set to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership with Vietnam, seafood businesses have become the latest supporters of the controversial and secretive free trade agreement.

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Private investment eyeing healthcare

Capital from the private sector is expected to further increase in the coming years thanks to Public – Private Partnerships (PPP), according to independent market observers.

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Vietnamese consumers remain optimistic despite cautious spending: survey

Consumer confidence in Vietnam saw an increase in the third quarter, keeping it among the 10 most optimistic markets globally, a new survey found.

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Vietnam e-commerce developing

E-commerce has developed vigorously in Viet Nam in recent years and has helped Vietnamese companies improve their businesses.

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Vietnam may add small airport near Ho Chi Minh City

The airport in Ba Ria-Vung Tau will serve domestic flights with a designed capacity of 100,000 passengers a year.

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ILO: Freedom of association a feature of modern market economies

A labor relations system based on freedom of association and the recognition of the collective bargaining right is a common feature of modern market economies as it helps create a better balance of power between workers and employers, according to the ILO.

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WB reports Vietnam’s economic recovery

Vietnam’s GDP growth is likely to reach 6.5 percent this year as the country’s economy has weathered the recent turbulence in the external environment fairly well, said the World Bank (WB)’s latest report released on December 2.

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Hard time for billion USD refinery projects in Vietnam

Multi-billion USD refinery projects are being implemented very slowly while the operating Dung Quat oil refinery project has constantly asked the Vietnamese government for support and incentives.

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Vietnam Officially Approves 1-Year Visas For American Citizens

After months of discussion and foot-dragging, the Vietnamese government has finally approved a plan to extend the validity of temporary visas for Americans from three months to one year.

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Vietnam has 47.3 million Internet users: report

The number of Internet users in Vietnam has reached 52 percent of its population, according to the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA).

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Vietnamese businesses don’t regret spending money on branding

Businesses in Vietnam now tend to spend big money on media campaigns to polish their images, something they would not do in the past.

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Vietnamese Travel Photographer Makes Finalist List for International Award

In the photo, the fields are awash with bright yellow flowers, adding a pop of color to the countryside. An elderly man ambles by, guiding his bike full of bamboo fishing baskets, staring directly into the lense.

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