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10 Outstanding Economic and Diplomatic Events of Vietnam in 2019

10:44:48 AM | 15/1/2020

In 2019, against the backdrop of complicated global and regional economic fluctuations, Vietnam's economy still moved forward with very impressive growth momentum. Vietnam Business Forum Magazine would like to introduce 10 outstanding economic and diplomatic events of Vietnam in the past year.

Efforts to Restructure Energy

9:02:09 AM | 15/1/2020

Having received a lot of recommendations from experts, on December 3, 2019, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung signed Decision 1743 approving the task of making a master plan on national energy in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050. This document addresses fragmentation in the planning of energy sub-sectors.

SOE Divestment and Equitization Pressures Continue into 2020

8:49:16 AM | 15/1/2020

Divestment and equitization of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) failed to meet the plan in 2019. However, efforts to amend Decree 126/2017/ND-CP and Decree 32/2018/ND-CP were expected to clear bottlenecks and speed up progress in the coming time.

SOEs Slow Response to Industry 4.0

9:31:52 AM | 14/1/2020

The draft National Strategy on Industry 4.0 does not set forth any specific goal for State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to promote science and technology. It only points out directions, solutions and tasks that SOEs are encouraged to adopt. Perhaps, without much pressure, SOEs are still responding slowly to Industry 4.0.

Vietnam Forestry Growth Associated with Market Development

9:27:42 AM | 14/1/2020

In order to have a comprehensive view of the forestry industry and its direction in 2020, the Vietnam Business Forum has an interview with Mr Nguyen Quoc Tri, Director General of Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Minh Ngoc reports.

Vietnam’s National Brands Are Increasingly Valuable

11:12:25 AM | 13/1/2020

According to Brand Finance, in the ranking of the world's 100 most valuable national brands in 2019, Vietnam’s National Brand was valued at US$247 billion.

Miracle of US$500 Billion

11:08:01 AM | 13/1/2020

Vietnam’s total import and export value officially surpassed US$500 billion in 2019, ending the year beyond the growth target of 7-8%.

Aggressively Preventing Fraudulent Vietnam Origin

2:22:23 PM | 10/1/2020

Vietnam Business Forum Magazine has an interview with Mr. Nguyen Tien Loc, Director of Post-Clearance Inspection Department under the General Department of Vietnam Customs, to find out about the current status of faked origins and solutions to this. Le Hien reports.

Top 10 Economic Events in 2019

11:46:08 AM | 3/1/2020

In 2019, Viet Nam is expected to attain a GDP growth rate of 7.03% amid increasing regional and international strategic competition. This is the second consecutive year Viet Nam has fulfilled all 12 goals set by the National Assembly, especially a trade surplus of US$ 9.94 billion and FDI attraction of US$ 38.02 billion...

Logistics Enterprises: Large Quantity but Small Market Share

10:25:56 AM | 2/1/2020

Currently there are more than 4,000 transport and logistics companies operating in Vietnam, providing diverse and comprehensive services from the process of transporting goods to taxation or payment; in which 88% are domestic enterprises, 10% are joint-venture enterprises and 2% are foreign enterprises, concentrated mainly in two big cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.