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Dropping seven places since 2019, Vietnam comes in at #25 while Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia are amongst the top 20 economies globally offering the most supportive entrepreneurial conditions for women

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Fostering Joint Agricultural and Tourism Development

10:09:10 AM | 30/11/2020

“Linking agriculture with tourism not only raises the value of agricultural products and brings Vietnamese kitchens to the world, but also grasps ecological advantages to develop distinctive tourism to benefit stakeholders and promote a circular economy,” Dr. Vu Tien Loc, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), emphasized at the recent launch ceremony of the Vietnam Agricultural Enterprises Council in Hanoi.

Vietnamese Brands See Demand in China at Alibaba’s 2020 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

7:52:51 PM | 27/11/2020

Skincare, health supplements and food products were among the most sought-after products at Alibaba’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival this year, forming the bulk of cross-border products purchased by Chinese consumers. Southeast Asian brands, including from Vietnam, were a key driver of this activity.

Border Law Creates Legal Basis for Strong All-People Border

9:58:21 AM | 25/11/2020

At the 10th meeting session of the 14th National Assembly of Vietnam, lawmakers voted to ratify the Law on Vietnam Border with 456 ayes out of 462 voters, accounting for 94.61% of votes in favor.

OCOP Program - A Boost to Rural Economy

9:55:50 AM | 25/11/2020

After two years of implementation, 'One Commune, One Product' (OCOP) Program has created a strong start-up movement, formed many clean agricultural production areas, and high- tech agriculture associated with product value chains; thereby contributing to economic restructuring in rural areas and is an important solution to the implementation of the criteria of production, income, poor households in promoting the rural economy and national agriculture modernization.

Promoting Cooperative Role in Business Cooperation

10:11:36 AM | 24/11/2020

Promoting production and business connectivity along the value chain is gradually becoming the optimal method for sustainable business development. Fostering the cooperative role will be the center of connectivity between producers and businesses, especially in the agricultural sector.

Brands Must Be Considered Competitive Weapon

10:00:13 AM | 23/11/2020

The economies of Vietnam and the world will be affected by political trends, population aging trends, Industry 4.0, and increased regional connectivity in the coming years. In addition, climate change and environmental pollution are increasingly serious. Therefore, it is extremely important for small businesses to use brands as a competitive weapon and to change the approach to this matter.

Eco-Industrial Parks: Sustainable Approach to Vietnam Industrial Development

1:24:12 PM | 20/11/2020

Eco-industrial parks in Vietnam are one solution for green growth and sustainable development. Developing an eco-industrial park helps improve economic performance while minimizing environmental impacts, improving resource efficiency, reducing waste, and fostering green industry development.

Decree 132 Addresses Transfer Pricing More Effectively

10:25:55 AM | 20/11/2020

The General Department of Taxation recently held a press conference to introduce the new content of Decree 132/2020/ND-CP dated November 5, 2020 on tax administration for enterprises with affiliated transactions. Our reporter has an interview with Mr. Dang Ngoc Minh, Deputy General Director of the General Department of Taxation under the Ministry of Finance. Le Hien reports.

Economic and Industrial Zones Ensuring Economic Benefits and Environmental Protection

10:25:01 AM | 19/11/2020

In the context of intensive integration and vibrant Industrial Revolution 4.0, Vietnam is supposed to innovate and restructure its industrial park model to catch up with global trends. Developing industrial parks must ensure harmonization of long-term interests, socioeconomic effect, environmental protection and sustainable development.

Quang Ninh Customs Completing Budget Collection ahead of Schedule

10:20:50 AM | 19/11/2020

While the customs sector is facing difficulty in collecting budget revenue due to the epidemic outbreak and trade disruptions, Quang Ninh Customs has emerged as a bright spot, ready to fulfil the target of collecting VND11,500 billion for the State Budget this year.