Structural Reform with Digitalization and Participation in the Global Value Chain

The current crisis due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated structural weaknesses of Vietnam’s economy. According to a report by the World Bank (WB), these weaknesses can be overcome by accelerating the pace of reform identified by the Government in the national development strategy. One focus on structural reforms is to digitalize the economy and bring Vietnam's economy to the global value chain.

Forthcoming Events

Border Commune Strives to meet Standards of New Countryside

9:25:32 AM | 2/7/2020

It is very difficult for mountainous areas to bolster new countryside development and it is even much more difficult for border communes. For this mission, in addition to their own efforts, border communes still need the support of the Government and the helping hand of the social community.

OCOP - Highlight in New Countryside Development

9:24:34 AM | 2/7/2020

Launched in May 2018, the One Commune One Product (OCOP) Program has produced many positive outcomes. By May 2020, 61 out of 63 provinces and cities had approved their OCOP schemes/plans with 1,711 products qualifying under OCOP program standards.

Improving Quality and Sustainability in New Countryside Development

9:11:41 AM | 2/7/2020

The National Conference on New Rural Development, recently held in Quang Tri province, put forth core contents in the coming period: developing national criteria for new rural areas at all levels, striving for all districts in the country to have certified new countryside communes and developing rural economy.

Trade Promotion in New Normal Status

9:49:32 AM | 1/7/2020

Flexible trade promotion activities include: Enhance the application of information technology in trade promotion to improve the connection between enterprises and importers, consumers, trading systems; Build and provide databases on import-export enterprises urgently and promptly; Organize and coordinate online trade in the country and abroad;...

VSS Guides Replacement of Misplaced, Damaged Health Insurance Card on National Public Service Portal

9:47:24 AM | 1/7/2020

Over the past years, the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has built professional software programs for most activities by developing multimedia interaction systems for people and businesses, notifying the process of receipt and settlement of administrative procedures for people and businesses to substantially reduce the service time.

Working together to Address Post-Pandemic Challenges

9:28:15 AM | 30/6/2020

Vietnam Business Forum would like to quote the recommendations by international associations, organizations and businesses on how Vietnam can respond to the Covid-19 pandemic to help the country’s economy gain back its full potential in the fastest and most sustainable way.

Private Enterprises: Strong and Proactive Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

9:25:36 AM | 30/6/2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has seriously affected Vietnam’s economy in general and the private economy in particular. Therefore, it is extremely necessary to restart the economy and support businesses to stabilize and stimulate growth after the Covid-19 epidemic, said Mr. Nguyen Quang Huan, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Private Business Association (VPBA), Chairman of Halcom Vietnam Joint Stock Company.

Continuing Measures against Origin Fraud

9:31:49 AM | 29/6/2020

The official implementation of EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will surely open up many opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to penetrate the global playing field. However, there are also many challenges for Vietnamese goods in terms of competition, origin of goods and especially on trade remedies.

Processing, Manufacturing Industry: An Approach to Escape Middle-Income Trap

1:13:51 PM | 25/6/2020

Adjusting the industrial development policy towards increasing the capacity of the private enterprise sector will help Vietnam avoid the middle income trap.

Rule of Origin - Key to Make Use of EVFTA

12:37:27 PM | 22/6/2020

The EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is set to take effect from August 1, 2020. In order to make good use of the opportunity from this new generation FTA, one of key points for many of Vietnam's billion-dollar export sectors is to meet the rules of origin.