Finance and governance accelerators for Just Energy Transition

Finance and governance accelerators for Just Energy Transition

Initial results of the energy transition to date have proven that finance is not a constraint and new governance solutions are key to a Just Energy Transition.
UNDP roundtable to tackle energy transition financing

UNDP roundtable to tackle energy transition financing

A roundtable with VIR and the UNDP is to discuss strategies for financing a just energy transition.
Overseas touch lends to pharma gains

Overseas touch lends to pharma gains

Vietnam’s pharma giants are growing with new strategies from foreign leadership, easing local doubts over the possible disappearance of local strong brands.
Health financing tops response priorities

Health financing tops response priorities

In light of profound pandemic impacts, Vietnam is moving to cooperate with international stakeholders to increase the sustainability and resilience of the health system, with health financing being among the top priorities ahead.
Initiatives to support digital worker search

Initiatives to support digital worker search

Vietnam is pushing for digital transformation, yet still lacks some of the necessary human resources to reach its goal of building a digital economy that contributes a good third to its GDP by 2030.
MoIT urged to reconsider retail restrictions proposal

MoIT urged to reconsider retail restrictions proposal

Unclear regulations in a draft proposal from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, on the classification and management of certain types of retail, could complicate the operations of local businesses and affect profits.
FDI inflows decrease 7 per cent in the first seven months

FDI inflows decrease 7 per cent in the first seven months

Newly-registered FDI kept dropping in the first seven months of the year.
Roundtable on transitioning to a just energy future

Roundtable on transitioning to a just energy future

VIR and the UNDP will organise a roundtable themed Finance and Governance Accelerators for a Just Energy Transition in Hanoi on July 29.
Vietnam’s process manufacturing attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam’s process manufacturing attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam’s process manufacturing sector has to date attracted 252 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI), accounting for nearly 60 percent of the total foreign capital poured into the Southeast Asian country.
85 per cent of businesses expect better situation in Q3

85 per cent of businesses expect better situation in Q3

Up to 85 per cent of enterprises in the processing-manufactoring and construction sectors expected better and stable business situation in the third quarter of this year, while only 15 per cent predicted that the situation may be tougher, according to a survey conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Obvious risks continue to cloud foreign investment prospects for the second half

Obvious risks continue to cloud foreign investment prospects for the second half

The country’s ambitious targets of wooing foreign investments this year are expected to be within reach, in defiance of uncertainties affecting global funding flows.
Acceleration of 4.0 tech to help prepare new job creation

Acceleration of 4.0 tech to help prepare new job creation

Vietnam is embarking on its next development stage as a lower middle-income country pursuing innovation to achieve further sustainable development – thus, raising labour productivity in enterprises is considered a key to create a new growth model.
Major coffee chains attempt to wade through price storm

Major coffee chains attempt to wade through price storm

Beverage chains are struggling under the pressure of increasing selling prices due to sky-high costs of fuel and raw materials.
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