Despite tremendous improvements in the last few decades, the environment to do business in Vietnam, and many Asian countries remain complex and challenging. Social progresses and environment norms in many cases lag far behind the business and economic boom in many of the countries in the region. Inequality is growing and poverty reduction is slowing down. These development issues remain and need to be addressed by innovative and tailor-made solutions which can fit to and work in the local contexts. Born ...

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[4 September 2018] — Combining knowledge and research results among scientists, institutes and business schools is key to developing the science and technology (S&T) market in Việt Nam. This was one of the main points discussed at a forum held by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) recently. “In order to contribute to the development of S&T markets and to create a favorable environment for participants joining the market, linking and promotion activities in order to enhance technological ...

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The SME Policy Index is a benchmarking tool for emerging economies to monitor and evaluate progress in policies that support SMEs. The ASEAN SME Policy Index 2018 is a joint effort between the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia (ERIA), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on MSMEs (ACCMSME). Economica Vietnam contributed to the Index both in methodology and in specific country inputs.

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