Conference highlights CPTPP’s commitments, tips for businesses

Conference highlights CPTPP’s commitments, tips for businesses

NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade co-hosted a conference in Hanoi on May 22, focusing on basic commitments of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and recommendations for businesses. (May 22, 2018)

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NDO/VNA - Fitch Ratings has upgraded Vietnam's sovereign rating based on rising foreign-exchange reserves and strong economic growth. 

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NDO – The proportion of FDI enterprises choosing to use commercial arbitration in cases of dispute is 40%. 

Garments become second largest foreign currency earner

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Vietnam's SOE equitisation faces strong headwinds

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NDO - The equitisation of state-owned enterprises (SOE) has seen notable results recently, with many companies growing stronger, but the process remains plagued with numerous problems meaning it has failed to meet expectations and has fallen behind schedule. 

Vietnam, Cambodia promote border trade

  May 10, 2018
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai and Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak have discussed ways to speed up the construction of Da market – the first model border one between the two countries – scheduled to be completed at the end of 2018.  

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