Exporters yearning for switch to global payment terms to protect business

Exporters yearning for switch to global payment terms to protect business

Many local exporters, who want to switch their export methods to shun risks caused in the international freight market, aim to take control over shipping lines and freight insurance previously under the responsibility of overseas buyers – but the route ahead is not without hurdles.
Textile and garment makers seek multitude of options

Textile and garment makers seek multitude of options

As the current outbreak of the pandemic remains complicated, textile and garment makers fear lasting impacts on their operations, with many of them hoping for either direct support from the government or the permission to take the initiative themselves.
Coal conundrum ahead forces Vietnam to rethink priorities

Coal conundrum ahead forces Vietnam to rethink priorities

While the pressure on the environment and issues like climate change are increasing, it remains difficult for Vietnamese companies and the government to turn away from fossil fuels completely.
Modernisation a necessity for boom in home petrol market

Modernisation a necessity for boom in home petrol market

To foster a competitive market mechanism while remaining in control of the petroleum market, Vietnam could impose a foreign ownership cap of 35 per cent in the sector.
Growers juggle with fertiliser tensions

Growers juggle with fertiliser tensions

The imbalance between imports and domestic fertiliser production is exacerbating agricultural production difficulties, while unsuitable policies against some imported fertilisers are further pressuring the underdogs.
Power plan revised to render market more competitive

Power plan revised to render market more competitive

The government this month requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade to review and re-submit the Power Development Plan VIII as the scheme is geared towards speeding up establishment of a competitive electricity market.
Samsung seeks direct energy route

Samsung seeks direct energy route

The investment legal framework for Vietnam’s renewable energy market could change if Samsung gets government approval to buy renewable energy directly from power generators.
PM leads mindset change for infrastructure breakthrough

PM leads mindset change for infrastructure breakthrough

Public investment can be a growth engine for the Vietnamese economy, in a new context and with a different development perspective.
Debt burden risks budget stability

Debt burden risks budget stability 1

Vietnam has had outstanding economic development in recent decades, even through the pandemic so far. However, public debt remains a concern among government officials who soon must cope with the maturity of the previous five years of debts, which may affect the state budget for the 2021-2025 period.
Uncorking bottlenecks for infrastructure development 

Uncorking bottlenecks for infrastructure development 

The Vietnamese government tries to speed up public investments while increasing the private sector’s involvement, focusing on infrastructure projects that are meant to stimulate growth, improve connectivity, and spur on socioeconomic growth.
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