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Labour productivity key to SMEs’ sustainable development
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Labour productivity key to SMEs’ sustainable development

NDO/VNA – Increasing labour productivity is the key to the sustainable development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), experts have said.

Only 21% of Vietnamese SMEs join global value chain
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Only 21% of Vietnamese SMEs join global value chain

NDO - A forum on supporting SMEs in joining the global value chain was jointly held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Facebook in Hanoi on October 19.

Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts
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Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 90 per cent of businesses in Viet Nam, should take advantage...

APEC SMEs Working Group’s meeting opens in Ho Chi Minh City
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APEC SMEs Working Group’s meeting opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO/VNA – The 45th meeting of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Working Group kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on September 13.

Leadership College workshop for SMEs organised
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Leadership College workshop for SMEs organised

NDO – A Leadership College workshop for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) was organised by Procter & Gamble (P&G) on September 6 in Hanoi, reaffirming P&G’s long-standing commitment to

SMEs turn to each other in mobile environment
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SMEs turn to each other in mobile environment

Bao moi - Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) worldwide, including Viet Nam, are turning to each other to learn and share ideas in a mobile economy.

Google offers support to tourism SMEs
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Google offers support to tourism SMEs

Vietnamnet - Smartphone adoption in Vietnam is now at 72 percent and the same as in the US, but a far higher proportion of Vietnamese travelers use smartphones to research hotels and travel than

Startups score lift with new law on SMEs
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Startups score lift with new law on SMEs

Vietnamnet - To facilitate the development of private startups, the Law on Supporting Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) will offer plenty of incentives ad foster the establishment of private

SMEs seek support to build their own brands
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SMEs seek support to build their own brands

Vietnamnet - With their limitations in terms of capital, management, technologies and brand building, Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need support to stay afloat amid the

SMEs can apply for loans until March-end
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SMEs can apply for loans until March-end

Vietnamnet - The Government’s Small and Medium Enterprise Development Foundation (SMEDF) will receive applications for the first stage of the programme on financial support for small- and

Development fund offers financial aid to SMEs
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Development fund offers financial aid to SMEs

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Development Fund of the Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched its financial aid packages for 2017 to continue assisting the

Vietnamese SMEs to invest strongly in e-commerce
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Vietnamese SMEs to invest strongly in e-commerce

Vietnamnet - Hundreds of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) were trained on how to promote their brands through e-commerce at a workshop on March 7 in southern Dong Nai Province.

Vietnam's SMEs face a range of difficulties
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Vietnam's SMEs face a range of difficulties

Vietnamnet - A host of difficulties face SMEs in Vietnam, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong told a conference on March 2 in Hanoi on policies to support SMEs and the

Vietnam’s SMEs positive about business future
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Vietnam’s SMEs positive about business future

Vietnamnet - Some 48 per cent of 501 Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which participated in The Future of Business survey, have positive views about the current situation.

HCM City to assist SMEs that invest in support industry
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HCM City to assist SMEs that invest in support industry

Vietnamnet - HCM City plans to provide special policies and incentives for businesses, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which invest in support industries.

Deputy PM urges effective credit guarantee for SMEs
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Deputy PM urges effective credit guarantee for SMEs

NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has insisted on policies to effectively implement the credit guarantee mechanism for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), aiming to fulfill the

Just 3% of bank loans go to SMEs
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Just 3% of bank loans go to SMEs

VietNamNet Bridge –Only 3% of bank loans have found their way to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and less than one-third of SMEs have gained access to credit,

Germany asked to share more experience in developing SMEs
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Germany asked to share more experience in developing SMEs

NDO/VNA—President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has expressed his wish that Germany will share experience in developing small and medium-sized enterprises

Vietnamese, German parties hold dialogue on SMEs
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Vietnamese, German parties hold dialogue on SMEs

NDO/VNA—The fifth dialogue between the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Social Democratic Party of Germany, themed “Developing Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Vietnam and Germany,” took place

SMEs urged to use digital technology
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SMEs urged to use digital technology

Vietnamese firms, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), should take advantage of the power of digital technology to boost sales and improve competitiveness, delegates said at a

SMEs advised to better their functions and capacity
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SMEs advised to better their functions and capacity

NDO - The Association of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises should continue proposing policies and mechanisms to the Government in order to facilitate the development of SME businesses, said Prime

President urges SMEs to engage in global value chain
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President urges SMEs to engage in global value chain

NDO/VNA – President Tran Dai Quang urged small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to churn out products and services of international standards as part of the global value chain.

World famous brands share experiences with Vietnamese SMEs
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World famous brands share experiences with Vietnamese SMEs

Viet Nam ranked in first place on the interaction between users and enterprise fan pages on Facebook's ecosystem, according to Huynh Kim Tuoc, Facebook's team lead of Emerging Markets, SEA.

SMEs and start-up businesses: essential solutions to Vietnamese-French relations
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SMEs and start-up businesses: essential solutions to Vietnamese-French relations

President Francois Hollande met with the community of French start-up businesses in new technologies, French Viet Tech during his recent visit to Vietnam.

MOF proposes tax reduction to rescue SMEs
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MOF proposes tax reduction to rescue SMEs

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has submitted to the government a plan to lower the corporate income tax (CIT) rate to 17 percent for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).