Vietnam Waste Solutions (VWS) is calling for stepping up the green tree belt project surrounding Da Phuoc Waste Treatment Complex in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh district, which has been delayed for 10 years.
About AmCham Vietnam
AmCham is an independent association of companies with the objective of promoting trade and investment between Vietnam and the U.S. With two chapters, one in Ho Chi Minh City and one in Hanoi, our membership of 700 companies and 1,500 representatives is unified by a commitment to promote trade and investment between Vietnam and the United States.
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The escalating US-China trade tensions and China’s currency devaluation have cast adverse impacts on interest rates in the local banking system, with deposit rates approaching new highs.
April and early May have been a very busy time for AmCham and its members. We have continued our efforts to forge relationships and partnerships within both the U.S. and Vietnam governments. Our business programing and committee work have also remained robust. I am pleased to report on a few of the highlights of the past month and look ahead to some upcoming events.
As Vietnam’s cities and provinces are ramping up efforts with new action plans to realise the smart city dream, international tech giants are moving faster with new ambitious business plans. Bich Thuy reports.
The transformation of Vietnam’s healthcare sector is racing forwards after successes in the past year, but the country’s lofty goals are still some way off. Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien discussed with VIR’s Bich Thuy the readiness of a legal framework, and future opportunities for private businesses that may wish to forge partnerships and expand operations in the Vietnamese healthcare system.
The State and private sectors must comprehend the importance of the investment in science and technology and should prioritize investing in science and technology more effectively.
American investors are ramping up their interest in Vietnam in order to mitigate the risks of the ongoing US-China trade dispute, as well as capitalise on one of the fastest-growing economies in the ASEAN bloc. Thanh Van and Bich Ngoc report.
On April 12, the Ministry of Industry and Trade released the third updated draft of the decision of the prime minister on the mechanism for encouraging the development of solar power projects in Vietnam. Frederick Burke, managing partner at Baker McKenzie Vietnam, updates us on the draft policy of the feed-in tariff programme from July for solar power projects in the country.
The Vietnamese private sector has gone on a journey from “no” to “yes,” suffering stumbles to become mature.
Vu Tien Loc, chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, talked with VIR’s Khanh An about the giants in the private sector who will become the next pillars of the economy.