Industry 4.0 offers numerous challenges to SMEs
10/24/2017 11:49:47 AM (GMT+7)
 The fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is providing numerous challenges, besides opportunities, to SMEs in joining global value chain, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 23.

Entry of foreign fuel: a game changer?
10/24/2017 10:58:53 AM (GMT+7)
Earlier this month Idemitsu Q8 Petroleum LLC opened its first retail outlet in Ha Noi’s Thang Long Industrial Park, marking the first time a wholly foreign-owned company has entered the fuel retail sector.


 
Inspection finds grave mismanagement at ACV
10/24/2017 11:18:07 AM (GMT+7)
 Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), the sole airport company managing the 22 airports across the country, has recently been found to have committed several violations relating to the enforcement of regulations as well as capital and land use.

US President’s visit galvanises firms
10/24/2017 10:29:32 AM (GMT+7)
US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Vietnam is expected to create a positive attitude among the US business community, which is likely to unlock further bilateral trade and investment opportunities.


 
VN’s central bank to keep currency stable: Official
10/24/2017 9:57:39 AM (GMT+7)
 Record-high foreign reserves will enable Viet Nam’s central bank to keep the dong, the local currency, stable for the rest of the year, Bloomberg quoted a central bank official as saying.

VN textile industry needs to spin a new yarn
10/24/2017 9:55:53 AM (GMT+7)
 Continued dependence on raw and auxiliary materials imports will constrain Vietnam textiles and garment industry from taking real advantage of the various Free Trade Agreements signed by the country, industry insiders say.


 
Electronic tax collection, customs clearance piloted
10/24/2017 9:42:23 AM (GMT+7)
 The General Department of Vietnam Customs will pilot the electronic tax collection and customs clearance 24/7 with five banks. 

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/10
10/23/2017 3:13:03 PM (GMT+7)
Maximizing golden population structure for national development, Hai Phong to host VN-China meet, Vietcombank posts 7.9 trillion VND pre-tax profit in three quarters, Next generation of risk-weighted assets requires swift actions


 
Storm over special tax regime
10/23/2017 3:38:03 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A special high tax proposed by some provinces and cities is being questioned by economists due to its controversial impacts on Viet Nam’s tax policies. 

Shifting burden
10/23/2017 2:36:47 PM (GMT+7)
It seem quite clear that those who can least afford it would be hit the hardest by any increase to VAT rates.


 
Chart: VN's key export items
10/23/2017 2:45:30 PM (GMT+7)
As of October 15, Vietnam gained nearly US$118 billion from exporting 10 key export items.

GDP growth must rely on internal strength: economists
10/23/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
How much do internal resources contribute to the country’s GDP? Economists have raised the question after GSO announced a record-high GDP growth rate of 7.46 percent in the third quarter of the year.


 

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