Startups: Good ideas are not enough
09:47 | 16/03/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - “Startups” have become a buzzword throughout Vietnam, generating dreams of riches and independence. But it’s not enough to have a creative idea for a startup - a good business model and efficient use of funds are also vital components for such success.
MoIT, HCM City protect consumer rights
10:35 | 14/03/2017 Economy- Society
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee hosted the launch of Vietnamese Consumer Rights Day 2017, themed "Enterprise for Customers", in the city on March 12.
The added value of geographical indications
10:55 | 13/03/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - There are more than 900 Vietnamese products associated with 700 different localities nationwide, but only 49 have geographical indication certifications, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology’s National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP).
Tapping Vietnam’s international logistics potential
10:23 | 10/03/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam’s geographic location and the import, export capabilities of its domestic businesses offer favorable conditions for the country to develop logistics services. However, Vietnam has yet to bring into play these advantages. An action plan to enhance the competitiveness of logistics services has been prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and approved by the government. This initiative is expected to create an impetus for the logistics sector and the entire economy.