NDO/VNA – Officials from Vietnam and Russia gathered in a workshop in Hanoi on March 28 to discuss measures to stop bribery among foreign public officials in international business transactions.
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NDO - The establishment of the Van Don, Bac Van Phong and Phu Quoc Special Economic Zones(SEZs) to create new drivers of growth is necessary and urgent, however to realise this plan, breakthroughs in institutions and policies are needed.
NDO - The 2016 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) recently released by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has shown a general improvement in the economic governance of provinces and cities.
NDO - The Vietnam Asset Management Company (VMAC) reported that it has recovered VND50.165 trillion (US$2.2 billion) of bad debt since 2013, equivalent to 17.6% of the total debt it had purchased from credit institutions.
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has sent a diplomatic note to India requesting the country follow international practices and early lift its suspension of the import of some Vietnamese products.
NDO/VNA – As many as VND164.8 billion (US$7.16 million) will be earmarked for technology transfer serving the restructuring of the fisheries sector during 2017-2020 under a scheme recently approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
NDO – Measures for Vietnam's national industrial development policy by 2025 with a vision to 2035 were discussed at an international conference held in Hanoi on March 10 by the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
NDO/VNA—Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked for a concerted effort and the responsibility of all Vietnamese enterprises to further improve the national business climate and competitiveness in line with the spirit of the Government’s Resolution No. 19.
NDO/VNA—The Vietnam Embassy in Egypt is willing to support local firms in seeking Vietnamese partners to study each other’s market, stated Ambassador Do Hoang Long at a trade promotion workshop in Mansoura in Egypt’s Dakahlia Province on March 9.
NDO – Up until now, market capitalisation on Vietnam’s stock exchange has recorded nearly VND2.3 quadrillion (over US$99 billion), equivalent to 50.3% of GDP, up 16% compared to the end of 2016 and reaching the highest level ever since the establishment of Vietnam’s stock market.