Doing business in Vietnam both easier & harder
16:38 | 08/05/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The unofficial cost of doing business in Vietnam has declined and the business environment has become fairer, according to the 2018 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) recently issued by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Flexible management keeps CPI below forecast
15:57 | 07/05/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - A roadmap to increased prices of essential goods and an outbreak of African swine fever have raised public concerns about an adverse impact on the commodity market. However, flexible state management has helped restrain consumer price index (CPI) growth in the first quarter of 2019, paving the way to realization of the annual below-four-percent inflation target.
Weak logistics services cause great losses to Mekong Delta exporters
16:21 | 05/05/2019 Economy- Society
The poor logistics services in the Mekong Delta have pushed up the costs of export goods, especially farm produce, and caused great losses to export firms, it was reported at a workshop on enhancing connectivity to improve value chains of farm produce and aquatic products in the Mekong Delta, held in Can Tho city on April 23.
Hanoi moves up four places on competitiveness index
10:08 | 04/05/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Hanoi, the capital, came in ninth in the 2018 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), up four places compared to 2017, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh spoke about this with Mac Quoc Anh, Vice Chairman and General Secretary of the Hanoi Association of Small-and-medium sized Enterprises.