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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.

Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year
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Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s export value is likely to hit US$203 billion in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 14.5 percent, economists predict.

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.

Vietnam can benefit more from global value chains: World Bank
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Vietnam can benefit more from global value chains: World Bank

NDO - Vietnam can move up global value chains with the help of higher value added activities and by boosting links between domestic firms and foreign markets and investors, according to two World

Readers write: Battle against graffiti, library value, finding truth
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Readers write: Battle against graffiti, library value, finding truth

Yahoo News Thanks for the March 20 People Making a Difference article “Why graffiti doesn’t last long in this town,” which depicted my fellow graffiti removal artist Alan Erickson. Recommended:

FDI value reaches $10.95b to April
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FDI value reaches $10.95b to April

Vietnamnet - The FDI value mainly came from new projects, additional investment capital and buying stakes, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.

VN trade value up 20.1 percent in four months
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VN trade value up 20.1 percent in four months

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s total trade value in the first four months of the year gained a year-on-year increase of 20.1 per cent to US$125.41 billion, according to the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam's export value of coffee remains low
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Vietnam's export value of coffee remains low

Vietnamnet - Vietnam is the second largest coffee bean exporter in the world with 1.78 million tons exported in 2016, worth $3.34 billion. However, Vietnam's earnings from coffee exports are not

Correct calculation of tangible and intangible assets into business value
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Correct calculation of tangible and intangible assets into business value

Nhan dan - NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue required proper and accurate calculations of tangible and intangible assets into the value of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), while shifting

Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value
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Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value

Vietnamnet - Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value

Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants
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Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants

Bao moi - WASHINGTON: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett used his annual letter Saturday to laud immigrants and their contribution to the growth of the US economy amid President Donald Trump's

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

Vietnam targets vegetable, fruit export value at US$3 billion
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Vietnam targets vegetable, fruit export value at US$3 billion

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Vietnam expects to achieve US$3 billion in its total export value of vegetables and fruits this year.

SBV saves $17.7 million not issuing low-value banknotes
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SBV saves $17.7 million not issuing low-value banknotes

Vietnamnet - The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) expects to save around VND400 billion (US$17.7 million) by not issuing new small-value banknotes during the Tet holidays.

20 Vietnamese businesses have $1 billion or more in capitalization value
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20 Vietnamese businesses have $1 billion or more in capitalization value

Vietnamnet - In 2006, the Vietnamese stock market had only three businesses with capitalization value of $1 billion and more. The figure by 2016 had risen to 20.

Vietnam Airlines shares soar 40 pct on debut, giving it $2.1 bln value
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Vietnam Airlines shares soar 40 pct on debut, giving it $2.1 bln value

Bao Moi - Shares of Vietnam Airlines surged 40 percent on their stock market debut on Tuesday, valuing the firm at $2.1 billion, as investors sought exposure to the flagship carrier to tap into

Writedown fears wipe $5 billion off Toshiba's value as it weighs options
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Writedown fears wipe $5 billion off Toshiba's value as it weighs options

Yahoo News - By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - A looming writedown at Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp has wiped almost $5 billion off its value in two days and prompted a credit rating

Bitcoin's total value hits record high above $14 billion
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Bitcoin's total value hits record high above $14 billion

By Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) - The total value of all bitcoins in circulation hit a record high above $14 billion on Thursday, as the web-based digital currency jumped 5 percent on the day to its

IPO to value Vietnam's budget airline VietJet at $1.2 billion
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IPO to value Vietnam's budget airline VietJet at $1.2 billion

'VietJet's IPO and the other share sales will attract more foreign cash to Vietnam's stock market and help raise market capital.'

TPP still of value to Vietnam
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TPP still of value to Vietnam

It is too soon to evaluate the impact on Vietnam if the TPP is not ratified but the country has other valuable options available, a conference in Hanoi on December 14 heard.

Property inventory value reduced
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Property inventory value reduced

Total value of property inventory nationwide has reduced in the first 11 months of this year, according to the Ministry of Construction.

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

Translation service market: very promising with $100 million value
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Translation service market: very promising with $100 million value

The translation service market appears quiet, but it could generate $100 million in revenue a year.

Enterprises honoured with “Vietnam Value 2016” title
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Enterprises honoured with “Vietnam Value 2016” title

NDO—The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Promotion Agency held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 30 to announce and honour the 88 enterprises eligible for the “Vietnam Value 2016” title.

Vietnam cashew exporters to add value with further processing
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Vietnam cashew exporters to add value with further processing

Vietnam aims to increase export value of cashew nuts by more extensive processing instead of exporting raw or preliminarily processed products.