Representatives from State departments and enterprise associations of provinces and cities in the Red River Delta shared their localities' experiences in improving the business climate and provincial competitiveness index (PCI) at a meeting in Bac Ninh province on August 20.
I recently returned from a trip to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. As a lawyer who does Vietnam work, I monitor developments in Vietnam and my frequent visits help to give me an "on the ground" sense of the overall business climate in the country. We are seeing an increase in our China clients looking to diversify their Asia presence by going to Vietnam and because I practiced in Ho Chi Minh City and in Hanoi for a total of ten years, I am the one tasked with assisting them.
VietNamNet Bridge - The 2008 Law on Promulgation of Legal Normative Documents stipulates that ministries and branches must collect opinions from subjects to be covered by laws when drafting laws and legal documents. However, in many cases, private businesses are ignored.
Morning May 21st, Mr. Tran Van Nam, Chairman of PPC, and Deputy Chairmen had a meeting with Department of Planning – Investment to deploy Project of improving Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI). Heads of departments, agencies, business associations also attended the meeting to find specific solutions of improving PCI.
After five years of implementing the Resolution of the 9th Party Congress of Tra Vinh (2010-2015 term), Tra Vinh province has witnessed a lot of changes, featured by higher proportion of industry and more developed urban and rural areas. Mr Dong Van Lam, Chairman of the Tra Vinh Provincial People's Committee, said, "From these successes, Tra Vinh is focusing its efforts on economic restructuring, with emphasis placed on the development of key economic sectors to spur breakthrough growth and enhance economic competitiveness." Minh Kiet reports.
(VEN) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) businesses in Thai Nguyen Province have invested US$917.4 million since early this year, which is more than 500 percent that in the same period last year. The province set a target of reaching US$2.6 billion in disbursed FDI capital for 2015.
According to Tra Vinh province People's Committee, in 2014, average GDP reached over 27,58 million VND; export volume was 370 million USD, increased 23,33% in comparison with 2013; goods import was 110 million USD, increased 22,77% in comparison with 2013; total budget revenue at the end of the year reached 1.485 billion VND, increased 28,43%; total invested capital source reached 25.000 billion VND, increased twice in comparison with plan. At the end of 2014, 14 communes would meet standard of new countryside.