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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[06 May 2021] — Multinationals corporations and foreign-invested enterprises increasingly focus on sustainability in their cooperation with local suppliers, aiming at providing long-term support for small- and medium-sized enterprises to become part of global supply chains. Vietnam is recognised as the world’s leading producer of motorbikes with 3.2-3.5 million units per year. About 80 per cent of components and spare parts are domestically produced, but most of them are made by foreign-invested ...

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Among ASEAN member states (AMS), there is a strong consensus about the need to reduce informality and promote formalisation of businesses. With support by GIZ and OECD, Economica Vietnam provided support to the ASEAN Secretariat in the conceptualization, implementation and documentation of the the 2018 Policy Dialogue (PD) on Registration of Micro Enterprises and Family Businesses – What, Why and How in the ASEAN Region, which was held on 2nd April 2018 in Lao PDR and the 2019 Policy Dialogue on ...

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