locality exchange plays part in effective implementation of plans

Locality exchange plays part in effective implementation of plans

The government has enacted Resolution No.02/NQ-CP on key tasks for improving the domestic business climate. Tran Duy Dong, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, talked to VIR’s Kim Oanh about how the policy will be implemented.
stay away investors neglecting completion process

Stay-away investors neglecting completion process

The physical absence of certain foreign investors is slowing down procedures and hampering planned construction projects.
ussec contributes to upgrading vietnams agricultural sector

USSEC contributes to upgrading Vietnam’s agricultural sector

In mid-September, the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) in Vietnam organised the SE Asia US Agricultural Cooperators Conference 2023, showing the commitment and partnership that US growers have for the Vietnamese market and Southeast Asia. VIR’s Kim Oanh spoke with Timothy Loh, regional director, SE Asia and Oceania, US Soybean Export Council about the highlights of the conference.
vietnam attends wipos copyright committee 44th session

Vietnam attends WIPO’s Copyright Committee 44th session

Deputy head of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Copyright Office of Vietnam Pham Thi Kim Oanh is attending the 44th session of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/44) that opened in Geneva on November 6.
new investment draft resolutions draw near

New investment draft resolutions draw near

The draft resolutions on simplified investment procedures and incentives are coming ever closer to approval, blazing a trail for high-tech investment attraction.
thousands of suppliers join food ingredients asia 2023 vitafoods asia 2023

Thousands of suppliers join Food Ingredients Asia 2023, Vitafoods Asia 2023

More than 30,000 visitors are expected for "Food Ingredients Asia 2023" and "Vitafoods Asia 2023," co-located at Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre from September 20-22 in Thailand.
swing for the kids

Swing for the Kids

The upcoming Swing for the Kids charity golf event is highlighting the work of the Ministry of Planning and Investment in supporting disadvantaged people over the years.
new zealand seeks to level up wide ranging trade

New Zealand seeks to level up wide-ranging trade

Along with the traditional trade relationship, New Zealand and Vietnam are fostering cooperation in sectors such as education. New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Vangelis Vitalis, talked to VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of bilateral cooperation in more areas.
localities take on irksome admin process

Localities take on irksome admin process

A number of localities are slashing procedures for project approvals in order to lure in foreign investment at a faster pace.
localities seek consistent fire regulations

Localities seek consistent fire regulations

Business associations are demanding consistent regulations relating to fire prevention and safety, with the current confusion threatening to dent investor confidence.
international aid for carbon mitigation now on the table

International aid for carbon mitigation now on the table

International institutions, including the World Bank, are willing to provide financial aid for Vietnam’s agricultural sector to complete carbon emissions mitigation.
enhancing competition capacity of nations supporting industries

Enhancing competition capacity of nation’s supporting industries

The governments of Vietnam and South Korea are intensifying initiatives to improve the competitiveness of Vietnam’s supporting industries. Jun-Ho Lee, deputy director of the Vietnam-Korea Technology Consulting and Solution Centre (VITASK), told VIR’s Kim Oanh about the plans to promote Vietnamese supporting businesses in the automotive and electrical-electronic industries in particular.
new zealand and vietnam offering trade solutions

New Zealand and Vietnam offering trade solutions

The latest meeting of the Vietnam-New Zealand Joint Economic and Trade Committee took place in Hanoi last week, with promises to boost cooperation in trade and reduce trade barriers. New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Vangelis Vitalis, talked to VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of bilateral cooperation and proposals to realise trade turnover targets.
vir conference certain sectors remain magnets for fdi

VIR conference: Certain sectors remain magnets for FDI

Certain sectors, namely manufacturing, energy, real estate, tourism, education, and banking remain attractive targets for foreign direct investment (FDI).
byd electronics to start construction of 1837 million plant this month

BYD Electronics to start construction of $183.7 million plant this month

BYD Electronics (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. is undertaking the final tasks to start the construction of its expanded plant in the northern province of Phu Tho after receiving the investment adjustment certificate in late February.