No surprises as Quang Ninh triumphs

No surprises as Quang Ninh triumphs

Although rankings of the Provincial Competitiveness Index were kept confidential until an official announcement in April, anyone with even a passing interest was confident that the northeastern province of Quang Ninh would again take top spot, having remained in the position since 2017.
Highlights in first-quarter business picture

Highlights in first-quarter business picture

Bui Anh Tuan, director general of the Business Registration Management Agency under the MPI, presented notable points on the business situation in Q1/2022.
Plan needed to ensure livelihoods for people and businesses in economic rebound

Plan needed to ensure livelihoods for people and businesses in economic rebound

Nguyen Dinh Cung, former director of the CIEM under the MPI, elaborates the need for a programme for economic rebound and development engaging all stakeholders.
Triple amendments strike sparks in M&A

Triple amendments strike sparks in M&A

Mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam are forecast to change from the beginning of next year, when three amended laws will come into effect at the same time. Deputy director of the Central Institute of Economic Management Phan Duc Hieu, spoke with VIR’s Khanh An about impact of the laws on enterprises, investment, and securities on the M&A market.
Gauging impact of nCoV on Vietnam

Gauging impact of nCoV on Vietnam

At this point of time, it might be impossible to fully gauge the implications of the novel coronavirus outbreak (nCoV) on the local economy.
Vietnam's integration efforts on faster track with CPTPP

Vietnam's integration efforts on faster track with CPTPP

Economist Vo Tri Thanh, former deputy director of the CIEM, said that the CPTPP will change the “integration battle” in Vietnam in the coming years.
A digital mindset for digital economy management

A digital mindset for digital economy management

Dang Quang Vinh, deputy head of the Business Environment and Competitiveness Division at the Central Institute for Economic Management and member of the research team working on the National Strategy for Industry 4.0, highlights the importance of having suitable policies and institutions in place to enable businesses to make avail of opportunities brought about by Industry 4.0.