Railway development yet to overcome legal hindrances

Railway development yet to overcome legal hindrances

Despite the latest legal improvements, the path for domestic and international investors to join railway projects remains arduous, urging more positive changes.
MPI building project on Improving Private Sector Competitiveness

MPI building project on Improving Private Sector Competitiveness

To prepare the private sector for international integration and the tech era, the MPI and the USAID held a conference on Improving Private Sector Competitiveness.
Reaching high for the Fortune Global 500

Reaching high for the Fortune Global 500

Vietnam is being encouraged to focus more on development of a skilled workforce, the domestic private sector, and improvement of regulations to realise its ambitious target of attracting companies on the Fortune Global 500 list in order to serve the new d
Initial CPTPP gains with more to come 

Initial CPTPP gains with more to come 

Vietnam’s joining of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to boost the country’s exports, and give the private sector more opportunities for growth.
Opening Vietnam up to Industry 4.0

Opening Vietnam up to Industry 4.0 2

The country’s big potential in IT and large smartphone penetration are the key enablers for Vietnam to develop its digital economy. However, a national strategy for 4.0 and sturdy policies in favour of the business community to apply IT solutions is in an urgent need. Khoi Nguyen reports.
Proposing moves for supporting future businesses

Proposing moves for supporting future businesses

On the occasion of the Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum 2019 taking place in Hanoi last week, a number of Vietnamese entrepreneurs talked with VIR about their expectations from the government in creating a more favourable space for them to thrive.
Smoothing the journey

Smoothing the journey

Vietnam is working towards creating one million private businesses next year. In order to reach this goal, with those able to develop strongly and equally, the government will place a major focus on removing current obstructions undermining their competitiveness. Nguyen Thanh reports.
Vietnamese private sector: From zero to big leap

Vietnamese private sector: From zero to big leap

The Vietnamese private sector has gone on a journey from “no” to “yes,” suffering stumbles to become mature.
Keys for Vietnam tourism to take-off

Keys for Vietnam tourism to take-off

At a session of Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum 2019, experts discussed accelerating the development of the local tourism sector.
Private sector needs more impetus: PM

Private sector needs more impetus: PM

The private sector plays a crucial role in the national economy and should be given impetus to develop.
Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum - session 3

Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum - session 3

The Vietnam Private Sector Economic Forum opened in Hanoi this morning with the participation of Party, Government and legislature leaders, academia, and business representatives.
Titans of female entrepreneurship

Titans of female entrepreneurship

In the development of the Vietnamese economy, more women are running businesses across the country. There are around 145,000 small- and medium-sized enterprises currently run by women throughout Vietnam.
Adopt and overcome

Adopt and overcome

Vietnam’s manufacturers and service providers alike are awakening to the immense gains from research and development, and cutting-edge technology which they can use to either comprehensively restructure their operations and to boost their performance. Kim Huong reports.  
A productive and innovative Vietnam

A productive and innovative Vietnam

Vietnam is now considering the manufacturing industry as a key pillar for growth. Caitlin Wiesen, United Nations Development Programme resident representative in Vietnam, looks at the productivity and competitiveness of the domestic manufacturing enterprises as the country sets a course towards renewal and innovation.  
NIC incentives entice entrepreneurs

NIC incentives entice entrepreneurs

In the context of Industry 4.0, Vietnam is trying its best to promote a digital economy, with an initiative to promote a national innovation centre. VIR’s Phuong Hao takes a look into which incentives are expected to be offered to investors that wish to be involved in the initiative.
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