There is still a lot of untapped potential for Vietnamese businesses in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) three years after it went into effect, said policymakers and industry experts during an online conference in Hà Nội on Thursday.
The current Vietnamese Law on E-transactions 2005 is based upon the model Law on E-Commerce, which is outdated, and its terms are difficult to apply in practice. Meanwhile, e-commerce transactions are increasingly developing due to changing user demands and habits since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has signed a decision on the plan to reorganise state-owned enterprises with state capital for the 2022-2025 period. The decision was made after a lull of equitisation and divestment over the past three years due to the impacts of the pandemic.
According to the report by Vinh Phuc Industrial Park Authority, in 10 months of 2022, industrial parks (IPs) in the province attracted 21 new FDI projects and 28 capital increases for a total investment capital of US$292.6 million, reaching 98% of the year plan. The province attracted 14 new DDI projects, with a total registered capital of VND2,261.58 billion, reaching 323% of the plan in 2022.
Vietnam's export value totaled US$326.68 billion in the year to November 15, representing a year-on-year growth of 14.83% or an addition of US$42.2 billion, compared to US$284.48 billion in the same period of 2021).
The foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first 11 months of this year exceeded 25.1 billion USD, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Economists urged policymakers to regularly conduct comprehensive reviews and studies of the current systems to identify shortcomings and limitations and quickly address them to help improve the quality of the Vietnamese labour force.
According to the firm, Vietnam has maintained export momentum thanks to Free Trade Agreements (FTA), and it has also retained stability of the domestic financial and monetary market in the face of external challenges.