Lang Son (VNA) – The northern border province of Lang Son on February 26 agreed with China’s proposal to resume cross-border trade activities by local residents. Starting from February 27, border dwellers could go through Vietnam’s Tan Thanh and China’s Pu Zhai auxiliary border gates, each with 8,000 yuan worth of commodities each day. Vice Chairman of the Lang Son People’s Committee Nguyen Cong Truong said that drivers carrying goods through the border are only allowed to arrive at certain delivery points and quarantine areas at the border gates to prevent the risk of potential exposure to the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Sterilisation must be carried out thoroughly at the border gates while drivers and traders are asked wear protective suits and go into quarantine if they develop symptoms of the disease./. … [Read more...] about Lang Son restores cross-border trade activities by locals
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Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has planned to provide legal assistance for small and-medium-sized enterprises in 2020 through conferences and dialogues. Under its plan, the ministry will also combine legal assistance for SMEs with activities to popularise laws and provide information for tax payers and customs declarers; and state management activities. As planned, businesses in general and SMEs in particular can get support related to tax, customs, security, price, and insurance. The MoF asked its units to receive enquires and petitions from businesses, and directly give legal solutions to them by text, email, telephone and other ways in line with law. At present, SMEs account for about 98 percent of total businesses in Vietnam, which aims to have 1 million companies by the end of this year./. … [Read more...] about Ministry gives legal assistance to SMEs
New York (VNA) – A 40-strong business delegation from the US will launch an investment promotion programme in Vietnam from March 3-6, aiming to expand trade and investment cooperation in the Southeast Asian country, according to an official from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC). In a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc on February 25, USABC Chairman Alex Feldman said the delegation will hold many activities to interact with officials from the Vietnamese Government, ministries and sectors, and work with local businesses and partners. It will also practically contribute to celebrating the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties, he added. In recent times, the Vietnamese Embassy in the US has increased economic diplomatic activities to promote investment, trade and tourism cooperation between the two nations. The embassy recently coordinated with a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh to work with … [Read more...] about US firms eye stronger investment cooperation in Vietnam
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The online shopping platforms and delivery services are predicted to witness a growth acceleration in both shopper base and incremental spending by attracting new shoppers who have never shopped online, and by increased or upgraded spending from existing online shoppers. … [Read more...] about What effect will COVID-19 have on Vietnam’s FMCG market?