Businesses need to focus more on customer experiences and providing convenience to consumers in the digital era, experts said at a conference held in HCM City on Friday.
E-commerce platform Tiki’s losses have wiped out a total of VND506 billion ($22 million) gaming firm VNG had invested in it.
Vietnam has delivered a strong performance on the human capital index but is facing challenges in ensuring high-quality human resources, said a World Bank official at the National Conference on Sustainable Development 2019.
With the Politburo’s new orientation in the policies on foreign investment attraction, government agencies and localities are hoping to stave off potential issues in order to take the appropriate actions to add to its attraction.
Viet Nam will take strong action to promote sustainable development, investing more in the workforce and advanced technologies, moving towards digital Government and digital society, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Conditions for 12 business sectors including commercial arbitration organisations, logistics and franchising are expected to be removed this year.
Viet Nam's private consumption growth will remain strong, supported by improvements in the labour market as youth unemployment falls, minimum wages grow and lower inﬂation levels prevail, experts forecast.
Several trade fairs have been organised in the Mekong Delta’s rural areas this year to promote local products under the ‘Buy Vietnamese Goods’ programme.
Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta City of Can Tho and Japan’s Wakayama prefecture discussed ways to foster cooperation in a working session on Tuesday.