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Friday, August 14, 2020
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Central bank to pilot fintech operations Central bank to pilot fintech operations
The State Bank of Vietnam is planning to apply on a pilot basis a regulatory sandbox allowing fintech companies to provide some banking services from 2021.
Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July
Vietnam attracted USD 3.15 billion in foreign direct investment and capital for share purchases in July, representing a rise of 79.8 percent against the same period last year and 76.2 percent against June, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN 36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work
Here is the full text of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work, which was adopted at the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times
HCMC is to date home to 16 industrial parks and three export processing zones, occupying a total area of 4,530 ha, plus the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park and the 43-ha Quang Trung Software City.
Vietnam attracts USD 12.33 billion in FDI in four months Vietnam attracts USD 12.33 billion in FDI in four months
Vietnam attracted USD 12.33 billion in foreign direct investment in the first four months of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 15.5 percent due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.
ASEAN events and summits under Vietnams chairmanship year might be conducted online: diplomat ASEAN events and summits under Vietnam's chairmanship year might be conducted online: diplomat
The ASEAN Special Summit and the ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 Response will be held online on April 14 with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chairing over the events as ASEAN Chair 2020, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung announced.
US attracts most Vietnamese investment in three months US attracts most Vietnamese investment in three months
Vietnam invested USD 49.3 million abroad in the first three months of 2020, with the US being the biggest recipient.
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.
Vietnams e-commerce market to surpass USD 17 bln in 2023 Vietnam’s e-commerce market to surpass USD 17 bln in 2023
Vietnam’s e-commerce market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.3 percent from USD 9.4 billion last year to USD 17.3 billion in 2023, data analytics company GlobalData forecast.

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