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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.

Deeply joining global value chain
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Deeply joining global value chain

NDO - According to many experts, Vietnam is sitting in a low position in the global value chain because the country only joins low value-added activities, mainly assembling and processing.

First South Korean convenience store chain set for launch in Vietnam
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First South Korean convenience store chain set for launch in Vietnam

GS Retail selected Vietnam ahead of China and other Southeast Asian countries for it first foreign venture.

EU supports Vietnam to build sustainable pangasius supply chain
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EU supports Vietnam to build sustainable pangasius supply chain

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) coordinated with its partners to review a project establishing a sustainable Tra fish (pangasius) supply chain in

More toy chain stores open in promising market
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More toy chain stores open in promising market

Vietnamnet - Simple toys in thin plastic bags were commonly seen in shops near traditional markets years ago. Today, toys are displayed in modern shopping malls or supermarkets.

Private funding powers local supply chain leap
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Private funding powers local supply chain leap

Vietnamnet - The question of how to raise assorted investment sources in Vietnam for national economic development has dominated the agenda of many economic forums.

Refrigeration set for chain reaction
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Refrigeration set for chain reaction

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s cold chain market is expected to expand considerably in the next few years, offering investors ample business opportunities in the field.

Dresden marks Allied bombing anniversary with peace chain
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Dresden marks Allied bombing anniversary with peace chain

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people have formed a human chain in Dresden in a message of "peace and reconciliation" marking the anniversary of the deadly Allied firebombing of the eastern

Supply industry needs to tap the global chain
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Supply industry needs to tap the global chain

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Technological and financial limitations are major development constraints for the local supply industry,

Local firms urged to dive into global value chain
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Local firms urged to dive into global value chain

Vietnamnet - Domestic firms should make great efforts in the competition with foreign invested firms to contribute more actively to the global value chain and participate more effectively in the

200 VN firms in Samsung chain
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200 VN firms in Samsung chain

Vietnamnet - Nearly 200 Vietnamese enterprises are participating in the component supply chain used by three Samsung plants in Viet Nam, including 20 tier-1 vendors and 178 tier-2 vendors.

Ben Tre coconut value chain shared in Italy
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Ben Tre coconut value chain shared in Italy

NDO—Models and experience on enhancing the value of processed coconut products from the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre resulting from public-private partnerships have been shared at a programme in

For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine
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For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine

By Yimou Lee and Joel Schectman YANGON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer

How a rebel Myanmar tin mine may up-end a global supply chain
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How a rebel Myanmar tin mine may up-end a global supply chain

By Yimou Lee and Joel Schectman YANGON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer

Iceland sues 'aggressive' UK supermarket chain over name
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Iceland sues 'aggressive' UK supermarket chain over name

Iceland said Thursday it has filed a lawsuit against a Britain-based supermarket chain called Iceland Foods to ensure that companies in the Nordic nation can use the country's name. "Iceland Foods

Chinese chicken chain investigated over suggestive name, menu: paper
World

Chinese chicken chain investigated over suggestive name, menu: paper

Authorities are investigating a Shanghai-based fried chicken chain for possible violations of social order over its sexually suggestive name - "Call a Chick" - and menu items, the Shanghai Daily

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.

Vietnam, Netherlands strengthen cooperation on agricultural value chain
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Vietnam, Netherlands strengthen cooperation on agricultural value chain

NDO—Opportunities, challenges and solutions to enhance cooperation in the field of food security and an improved agricultural value chain in Vietnam were the main theme of a seminar held in Hanoi on

Vinamilk & FPT Retail open retail chain
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Vinamilk & FPT Retail open retail chain

The Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) has come to a cooperative arrangement with FPT Retail to open a retail store chain selling Vinamilk products.

US fast food chain in Malaysia told to change hot dog name
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US fast food chain in Malaysia told to change hot dog name

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Hot dogs, or at least the name, will soon be off the menu for a U.S. fast food chain selling the popular snack in Malaysia.

Safe shrimp production chain for export to be supervised
Health

Safe shrimp production chain for export to be supervised

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has designed a plan to monitor the production chain of safe shrimp for export, aiming to develop shrimp farms to the standards of the World

Samsung seek VN firms for supply chain
Tech

Samsung seek VN firms for supply chain

Samsung Viet Nam Co Ltd on Thursday opened an exhibit at the Viet Nam Supporting Industry Expo 2016 (VSI 2016) held at Sai Gon Exhibition and Conference Centre.

Vietnam's top mobile retailer expands electronic chain
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Vietnam's top mobile retailer expands electronic chain

The Gioi Di Dong's electronics sales account for more than 28 percent of revenue9 foreign funds buy into Vietnam's top mobile retailer Vietnam's top mobile retailer to open food store chain: reports

Vietnam's realty conglomerate Bitexco raises stake in hotel chain
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Vietnam's realty conglomerate Bitexco raises stake in hotel chain

Huong Giang Tourist is one of the biggest hospitality businesses in Thua Thien-Hue ProvinceSingapore developer sells Vietnam hotel for $49 million: report

Mekong Capital backs restaurant chain Wrap & Roll: report
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Mekong Capital backs restaurant chain Wrap & Roll: report

 $112-million Mekong Enterprise Fund III targets businesses in retail, consumer and hospitality sectorsVietnamese restaurant chains attract foreign investorsMekong Capital to pump $112 million into