The city has developed a new policy and higher salary levels to attract more experts and scientists to work for the local government. (Photo:

HCM City moves to attract more experts, scientists

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a policy that would help attract experts and scientists, particularly in the fields of IT, biotech, logistics, nanotech, and the support industry, in the 2018-20 period.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

PM calls for sectors’ contribution to reduce logistics cost

Presiding an online meeting about how to reduce logistics costs and how to connect transport effectively with the participation of representatives from agencies, departments, the World Bank and enterprises, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for sectors' contribution in reducing logistics cost.
HCMC plans to build logistic centers

HCMC plans to build logistic centers

In its project to develop logistics till 2025 with the vision to 2030 aiming to shrinking cost, the Department of Industry and Trade in HCMC has planned to build logistics centers in locations with huge consumption market, in production districts or near ports with container terminals.
Cat Lai seaport in HCMC

Vietnamese logistics cost high, uncompetitive

The weakness of Vietnamese logistics firms is high and uncompetitive costs, some services’ quality is not high while there is a severe competitiveness in the logistics market, according to Vietnam Logistics Association (VLA).
Logistics costs are still high in Vietnam (Photo: SGGP)

Businesses still concern about high costs

Half of respondents in a recent survey expressed concern about the competitiveness of domestic goods, in which business cost plays a decisive role but it is still high.
A deliveryman at work in Hanoi (Photo:

Logistics industry looks towards impending growth

Increasing competition among private and foreign enterprises shows the market’s attractiveness towards suppliers and the potential for development in the growing Vietnamese consumer market.
Cai Rang floating market, national intangible cultural heritage and attractive destination in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta draws investment to 78 projects

Provinces in the Mekong Delta have been drawing investors to 33 real estate and tourism projects with the total capital of VND7.8 trillion and 45 other projects in agriculture, industry, processing-manufacturing and logistics infrastructure with VND150 trillion (US$6.6 billion), said regional leaders yesterday.