Reform Must Be Substantive

The year 2019 has elapsed with a lot of positive remarks. The economy maintained high growth momentum, with gross domestic product (GDP) expanding 7.02% in the year, higher than the expected target, the economic scale was enlarged, with growth quality highly appreciated.

Forthcoming Events

Administrative Reform and Business Confidence

7:39:10 AM | 20/1/2020

The legal environment for business was greatly improved in the past year by speeding up the implementation of Resolution 02, Resolution 35/NQ-CP and Directive 26/CT-TTg of the Government on business support and development. In addition to achievements in simplifying cross-sector inspections, abolishing unnecessary licenses and business conditions, there are still shortcomings that increase risks to the business community.

Vietnamese Businesses Need to Act More

9:43:13 AM | 17/1/2020

Sustainable development was disregarded by many companies 20 years ago because their primary concern was how to have stable business performance and to earn money to pay salaries for workers. But, in the last decade, sustainable development has been seen as a matter of inclusive development in all aspects of life, from economy, society and labor to environment.

Boosting Cooperation for More Productive Trade, Investment Ties

8:47:36 AM | 15/1/2020

In 2020, Russia and Vietnam are celebrating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations and June 16 will mark the 25th year since signing the Treaty on Basic Principles of Friendly Relations between the two countries.

VCCI President Vu Tien Loc Assumes EABC Chairmanship

11:23:18 AM | 14/1/2020

Recently, business leaders from 13 East Asian countries that are members of the East Asia Business Council (EABC) attended the 46th EABC Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam to witness the transfer of the EABC Chairmanship 2020 from Dr. Lu Pengqi, Vice Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) to Dr. Vu Tien Loc, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

For an Economy of Unconflicted Profit and Environmental Protection

2:35:25 PM | 31/12/2019

The draft policy on encouraged application of circular economy models will be submitted to the Government in the second quarter of 2020, said Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh, Secretary General of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Vice Chair of Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), to Vietnam Business Forum Magazine on this issue. Duy Anh reports.

Entrepreneurs - Vanguards on Economic Front

2:32:06 PM | 31/12/2019

On December 23, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a business meeting which represented a community of more than 700,000 businesses. The gathering was themed “Developing strong enterprises - Integration, effectiveness, sustainability.”

Exceptionally Strong Reforms Needed to Have “Diamond Institution”

10:58:24 AM | 24/12/2019

“Institutional reform needs exceptional strength to achieve the ‘diamond institution’; the institution must be pure, transparent, steady and solid as diamond,” said Dr. Vu Tien Loc, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), at the Launching Workshop on Report on the Implementation of Government Resolution 02 and 35- A View from Business, held in Hanoi on December 17.

VCCI Hopes OECD to Further Support Vietnam in Priority Areas

11:38:57 AM | 12/12/2019

Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh, Secretary General of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Director of the Business Office for Sustainable Development, recently hosted a meeting with Mr. Jeffrey Schlagenhauf, Deputy General Secretary of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), at the VCCI Head Office.

Tax and Customs Policy Troubleshooting for Businesses

2:13:44 PM | 11/12/2019

The Ministry of Finance recently coordinated with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to hold a dialogue conference on tax and customs policies and administrative procedures in 2019. This is the 14th year VCCI and the Ministry of Finance jointly hosted this event.

Towards Digital ASEAN for Sustainable Development

10:50:48 AM | 9/12/2019

VCCI President Vu Tien Loc and ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi recently met at VCCI to discuss meeting contents of the upcoming ASEAN BAC 2020. The meeting of ASEAN BAC 2020 is “Digital ASEAN for sustainable development”, featuring innovation aspects in the digital era, labor relations, access to capital and development cooperation in a digital age.