Viet Nam's steel industry must be more competitive
(Sep 15, 2016)
High stockpiles, coupled with fierce competition from cheap imported
steel, are hitting the domestic steel industry, an industry already
under scrutiny regarding its impacts on the environment. Ho Nghia Dung,
President of the Viet Nam Steel Association, speaks to bnews.vn about addressing these issues and about the ins and outs of steel production investment.
Not shying away from talking about challenges or past failures, but
learning from them as great lessons, deputy chairman of BIM Group Doan Quoc Huy
has proven to be a fully-fledged successor who leads the diversified group to
overcome difficulties and affirm its solid position in the business world.
A trend has been highlighted in a recent study conducted and released by global recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. The
study, titled "Return of the Asian Talent," polled 650 job seekers and
hiring managers across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Viet
Nam. Vietnam News spoke to Gerrit Bouckaert,
country manager for Robert Walters Thailand and Viet Nam about the trend
and how Vietnamese companies can tap into it.
Multinational corporations have a different way
of thinking in their high-level personnel management strategies. Vietnamese managers,
who thoroughly understand the local market, will bring long-term
benefits to multinational corporations in Viet Nam. Do Hoang Anh, Head
of LEX of BAT, for Viet Nam, Thailand and the Philippines
talked about the topic.
The free trade agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Viet Nam will take effect on October 5. Dang Hoang Hai, head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade's European Market Department speaks to chinhphu.vn about opportunities and challenges the deal would bring to Viet Nam.
Some experts talk to Viet Nam News about the investment
environment in HCM City and measures to aid investors in the city, in
the context of declining foreign direct investment.
Mai Kieu Lien, Vinamilk Chief Executive Officer, told Vietnam News
Agency about Vinamilk's successes in production and business strategies
as well as challenges it has faced and targets for the future on the
occasion of Vinamilk's 40th birthday.
The Government is promoting start-up movements so that nationwide businesses will double to a million within the next five years. Pham Thi Thu Hang, general secretary of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, speaks to Vietnam News Agency about the matter.
The domestic monetary market has been stable
this year despite global headwinds, with the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)
trying to harmonise developments in interest and exchange rates, as well as the
credit and foreign reserve situation. SBV Deputy Governor Nguyen Thi Hong talks
to Vietnam News Agency reporter Thuy Ha about this.
Late last week, the first selling phase of a new project called
Riverpark Premier developed by Phú Mỹ Hưng Development Corporation was
organised in District 7 of HCM City.
Axel Fabian Korn of Germany's Korn Architects Company, who has designed
Riverpark Premier, spoke about the project and explained why it attracted many
Around 3,000 business conditions under circulars have expired since
July 1, 2016, and have been replaced by 50 new decrees. This was a
breakthrough in the local business environment and was good news for the
local business community. But local enterprises were still worried
about thousands of other business conditions that still exist in laws,
decrees and legal documents of ministries.