Long-term prospects outlast supply chain concerns

Long-term prospects outlast supply chain concerns

Vietnam’s rising involvement in global supply chain networks has been hampered by the pandemic, but its increasingly important role in the long term is not judged to be at risk.
Escaping the depths of the semiconductor chip shortage

Escaping the depths of the semiconductor chip shortage

The semiconductor chip shortage, a deteriorating supply chain issue affecting businesses all across the world, shows no signs of abating anytime soon. Meir Tlebalde, associate director cum head of Real Estate M&A, Deal Advisory at KPMG Vietnam, explained more to VIR’s Thanh Van about the impact for Vietnam.
Sunny FDI outlook amid supply strains

Sunny FDI outlook amid supply strains

While concerns over interruption of global supply chains linger due to serious outbreaks of COVID-19 in India, Thailand, and elsewhere, Vietnam is attempting to remain on the front foot with continued business confidence and inflow of foreign investment.
Strong bonds with South Korean partners for deeper integration

Strong bonds with South Korean partners for deeper integration

Vietnam and South Korean businesses are expected to enjoy more investment opportunities soon and participate in the global supply chains thanks to new deals enabling them to implement investment promotion programmes.
RCEP smooths way for Vietnam to join global supply chains

RCEP smooths way for Vietnam to join global supply chains

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement has enabled Vietnam to be connected better with global supply chains compared with other new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs), an official has said.
Singaporean, Australian media highlight economic opportunities for Vietnam

Singaporean, Australian media highlight economic opportunities for Vietnam

The Straits Times of Singapore on January 28 ran an article that views 2021 as a year of opportunity for Vietnam while the Australian Financial Review (AFR) said Vietnam has become an essential cog in the global supply chains.
Siemens CEO urges German firms to invest in Vietnam

Siemens CEO urges German firms to invest in Vietnam

CEO of German tech giant Siemens AG and Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Committee for German Business (APA) Joe Kaeser has called upon German firms to invest in Vietnam as part of efforts to diversify supply chains.
Local conditions entice relocation of factories

Local conditions entice relocation of factories

The relocation of multinational companies’ factories is expected to be a hundred-billion-dollar opportunity that will allow Vietnam to delve deeper into global supply chains.
ASEAN logistics attracting international attention

ASEAN logistics attracting international attention

In the wake of investment shifts and diversification of global supply chains, international investors are increasingly interested in mergers and acquisitions in the ASEAN logistics market.
EVFTA paves way for high-quality FDI flows from Europe to Vietnam

EVFTA paves way for high-quality FDI flows from Europe to Vietnam

The European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to trigger high-quality FDI flows from Europe to the Southeast Asian country, Vietnamese Trade Counsellor in Italy Nguyen Duc Thanh has told the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
Evolving demand and supply chain norms

Evolving demand and supply chain norms

In early February, in the minds of most of us, COVID-19 was still a China-specific problem. Yet, the strict lockdown imposed early in China generated rapidly unprecedented chaos in global supply chains. We realised how weak these global networks were, and how much every economy is dependent on China’s manufacturing sector.
Logistics groups roll out schemes to avert doldrums

Logistics groups roll out schemes to avert doldrums

As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on supply chains globally, logistics firms in Vietnam have experienced decline in revenue but are mustering the strength to overcome the challenges ahead.
Vietnamese SMEs need more backing to enter supply chains: workshop

Vietnamese SMEs need more backing to enter supply chains: workshop

Vietnamese small and medium-sized businesses need more help to enter major global supply chains, experts told a workshop on Wednesday.
Global supply chains remain out of reach of Vietnamese firms

Global supply chains remain out of reach of Vietnamese firms

Many Vietnamese companies in supporting industries that can produce high-quality parts are nevertheless struggling to enter large international supply chains or are only able to supply low-value items to them.
The non-linear future of new global value chains

The non-linear future of new global value chains

As Vietnam attempts to transform its economy into something fit for the digital world, one of the most important things is to develop its supply chains in line with international practices. Nguyen Minh Cuong, principal country economist from the Asian Development Bank in Vietnam, writes about supply chains in the digital era, with focus placed on the trends and obstacles for Vietnam.
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