maandag 16 september 2019

Vietnam: Largest solar power project in Southeast Asia launched in Tay Ninh

Largest solar power project in Southeast Asia launched in Tay Ninh

The Dau Tieng PV solar power complex, the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia, has been put into operation in the southern province of Tay Ninh.

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Government to loosen conditions for auto imports

The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.

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State loss-making projects can bring problems to arbitration: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue agrees 12 loss-making State-funded enterprises may bring their conflicts with contractors to arbitrators if those conflicts are not resolved by the end of this year.

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FDI firms have their pick of industrial properties

Industrial properties are forecast to meet the needs of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises in Vietnam, according to Savills Vietnam's industrial market report.

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Time to tap ocean aquaculture potential: experts

Vietnam has huge potential for ocean aquaculture but the lack of a proper development plan, preferential policies and application of high technology has hindered its development.

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Corporate bond issuance rises in eight months

A total of VND 117 trillion (USD 5.03 billion) worth of corporate bond notes were raised in the first eight months of 2019, according to SSI Securities Corporation's research unit.

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Central Highlands' largest fruit, vegetable processing centre opened

The largest fruit and vegetable processing centre of the Central Highlands was inaugurated in Gia Lai province on 9 September.

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Seminar highlights international linkages to improve competitiveness of dragon fruit

A seminar was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on 9 September with the purpose of finding ways to increase the competitiveness of dragon fruit products and expand into new export markets.

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Wood processing firms should embrace technologies: experts

Vietnamese wood processing firms need to rethink their production models and embrace technologies to increase their competitiveness amid current and future challenges, delegates said at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on 10 September.

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Door open wide for farm produce export to Europe

The recent signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to take effect from early 2020, has opened the door wider for Vietnamese farm produce to make inroads into the more than 500-million people strong market.

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Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts

To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and cooperation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Ho Chi Minh City on 10 September.

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Trade ministry expects moderate export growth at year-end 2019

In the January – August period, trade turnover stood at USD169.98 billion, up 7.3% year-on-year, which is lower than the growth rates recorded in the same period in 2017 and 2018 (19.9% and 16.7%, respectively).

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Employment Opportunity at The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ho Chi Minh City

The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ho Chi Minh City is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Trade Officer at the Economic Section. Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week.

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PwC: Considerations for HR leaders in the new era of work

Companies should be proactive in upgrading their workforce for the digital era, while not neglecting the other fundamental obligations that an employer has to its employees, according to regional experts from PwC at a recent event in Ho Chi Minh City.

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US-China trade war causes losses for apparel firms

Vietnam's garment and textile sector has been suffering huge losses since late 2018 as a result of the fallout from the US-China trade war, according to a report released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Experts upbeat about Vietnam's consumption outlook

Vietnam's private consumption growth will remain strong, supported by improvements in the labour market as youth unemployment falls, minimum wages grow and lower inflation levels prevail, experts forecast.

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Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

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Pharmacies struggle with drug management system

Thousands of pharmacies in Hanoi have connected to the national drug supply chain management system which helps control the supply of medicine and sales of drugs.

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Vietnam needs to complete land market: experts

Vietnam was urged to complete the land market to meet requirements and ensure development, experts said.

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Opportunities for HCM City's supporting industries discussed

A conference was held in Ho Chi Minh City on 13 September to discuss the growing market opportunities for the city's supporting industries.

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Overseas Vietnamese firms helps domestic peers integrate globally

Vietnamese businesses in foreign countries serve as an important bridge to connect domestic enterprises with foreign partners and integrate into global markets, heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on 12 September.

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