CPA strengthens partnership with Viet Nam
(Apr 16, 2015)
Viet Nam's recent integration into the ASEAN
economic community will provide opportunities for Vietnamese businesses
in all sectors, including the accounting and auditing profession.Vietnam News speaks to Adam Awty, Chief Operating Officer – Commercial, CPA Australia, about these changes.
The oversupply of agricultural products has forced farmers to sell rice
too cheaply, especially those who wait for many weeks at the border
gates to export their produce to China. Tran Xuan Dinh, the Deputy Director of the Cultivation Department under
the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, spoke to Viet Nam News about these issues.
The fact that some major Vietnamese groups are announcing their plans
to enter the agricultural sector is positive news for the country's
economy. However, the local firms have been facing several
difficulties while investing in agriculture. Dang Kim Son, director of
the Strategic Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development, shared his
views with Vietnamese firms and local media at a recent meeting.
USAID Vietnam Mission Director Joakim Parker tells Viet Nam News that the ongoing public-private collaboration in regulatory reforms has had positive impacts.
The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and
Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership
(PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.
After completing 19 official rounds of negotiations by December 2014,
the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the most anticipated free trade
agreement at present, is expected to conclude negotiations this year.
International economic integration has expanded to Viet Nam so the
development of domestic resources, including our private enterprises, is
required urgently. Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about those issues.
Japan's IHI Corporation (IHI) relocated and built a 14ha factory for IHI
Infrastructure Asia Co Ltd (IIA) in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in the
northern Hai Phong port city.
US automaker Ford reported record sales in Viet Nam every month in the
latter part of 2014 as its market share rose to nearly 9 per cent. Viet
Nam News speaks with Jesus Metelo Arias, managing director of Ford Viet
Nam, to hear the full story and where he sees the Vietnamese auto
industry in 2015.
The local business community in Viet Nam is hoping that this will be
breakthrough year in terms of reforming economic institutions and
administrative procedures. Vu Tien Loc, chairman of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about these issues.
According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, foreign
investors seeking to invest US$20.2 billion in Viet Nam have experienced
a 19 per cent increase over the $17 billion target. Biz Hub reporter
Lan Dung talks with Nguyen Mai, chairman of the Viet Nam Association of
Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIE), about the current state of FDI in
the country, as well as projections for 2015.