Public consultation on the draft of revised Competition Law
With the Restructuring for a more Competitive Vietnam (RCV) Project’s support, the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) has held a series of consultative workshops on the revised Competition Law.
VCCI proposes scrapping 24 poor rules
Chairman Vu Tien Loc of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has written to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposing doing away with 24 of the 30 regulations that have been rated as improper by the business community.
In addition to the ASEAN Economic Community, international eyes are focused on the under-negotiation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Raymond Mallon, senior economic advisor from the Australia-Vietnam economic reform programme, spoke with VIR’s Thanh Tung about how RCEP can impact Vietnam’s economic reforms and help the country attract more investment.
Party’s resolution on effective int’l integration issued
VGP - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on November 5 signed Resolution 06/NQ/TW on the goals and guidelines for the effective implementation of international economic integration and maintenance of socio-economic stability in the context of Viet Nam joining new generation free trade agreements.

The Restructuring for a more Competitive Vietnam (RCV) Project has been designed to support implementation of selected elements of the Government Master Plan on Economic Restructuring (MPER, 2013-2020). MPER goals supported by RCV are:
•    Increased national economic competitiveness;
•    Accelerated growth in labour productivity, employment and incomes; and
•    Improved transparency in business regulation and reduced corruption


Stories on Social Enterprises in Viet Nam
Since the legalisation of social enterprises in 2014, a number have started operating in Vietnam. Their goal? To solve social challenges with business practice. Diane Lee speaks to four social enterprises who are making a difference. Photos by Julie Vola
Sowing the seeds of social investment in Vietnam
An Duong Craft Cooperative, which provides jobs and vocational training for women seeks social investment to expand.
Guides on foreign investment projects in VN
VGP – The Government on November 15, 2015 released Decree 118/2015/ND-CP, detailing and guiding the implementation of some articles of the 2014 Investment Law (Decree 118).
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