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.
The physical absence of certain foreign investors is slowing down procedures and hampering planned construction projects.
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.
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.
The draft resolutions on simplified investment procedures and incentives are coming ever closer to approval, blazing a trail for high-tech investment attraction.
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.
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.
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.
A number of localities are slashing procedures for project approvals in order to lure in foreign investment at a faster pace.
Business associations are demanding consistent regulations relating to fire prevention and safety, with the current confusion threatening to dent investor confidence.
International institutions, including the World Bank, are willing to provide financial aid for Vietnam’s agricultural sector to complete carbon emissions mitigation.
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.
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.
Certain sectors, namely manufacturing, energy, real estate, tourism, education, and banking remain attractive targets for foreign direct investment (FDI).
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.