27MAR
Following the success of the 2023 Vietnam Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Initiative, the Agency for Enterprise Development under the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are co-hosting the 2024 Vietnam ESG Initiative. https://vir.com.vn/vietnam-esg-initiative-2024-seizing-green-transformation-opportunities-109407.html
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27MAR
Two members of Archenerg Cluster strive to break to the Vietnamese market! Fingers crossed for their applications!
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16FEB
  (BDT) - On January 31, 2024, nationwide, there were 779 contractor selection plans announced publicly according to the provisions of the law on bidding. In particular, the following bidding packages are expected to deploy contractor selection in the first quarter of 2024 and the second quarter of 2024.
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16FEB
  (BDT) - On February 1, 2024, nationwide, there were 588 contractor selection plans announced publicly according to the provisions of the law on bidding. In particular, the following bidding packages are expected to deploy contractor selection in the first quarter and second quarter of 2024.
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15FEB
On February 1, 2024, nationwide, there were 588 contractor selection plans announced publicly according to the provisions of the law on bidding. In particular, the following bidding packages are expected to deploy contractor selection in the first quarter and second quarter of 2024.
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14FEB
The INGENIOUS programme has allocated €25.000 to support internationalisation missions to Africa, Asia, North and Latin America. Each Grant is worth €2.500 which SMEs can apply for. 
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11FEB

Solar&Storage Live Vietnam

THE MARKETPLACE FOR VIETNAM'S ENTIRE SOLAR, STORAGE AND SMART ENERGY VALUE CHAIN   Date and place: 10 – 11 July 2024 | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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06JAN
2024 10th International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy February 25-27, 2024 Nha Trang, Vietnam
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06NOV
Opportunities for Green Transformation at Vietnam Green Building Week 2023      HO CHI MINH CITY, 5 OCTOBER 2023 – According to Nguyen Tuong Van, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Construction, the number of Green buildings in the country has steadily increased although it is still at a modest rate: “Vietnam boasts nearly 300 green buildings certified to international standards … covering a combined floor area of around seven million square metres.” However, no building has been constructed to meet net zero criteria yet in the country.
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08OCT
With conducive conditions, Vietnam’s renewable-energy development could increase exponentially to attract manufacturers and ensure its energy security according to McKinsey & Company.
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08OCT
In a significant move towards decarbonization, JERA Co., Inc. has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to jointly establish a roadmap for decarbonization in Vietnam’s power sector.
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04SEP
The Vietnamese government has approved the National Energy Master Plan (NEMP) for the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050. Here are the key takeaways.
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04SEP
Vietnam exports are poised to rebound on the back of reduced inventories and increased foreign direct investment among other things, write Marco Forster and Alberto Vettoretti.
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21AUG
AIBC EUROCLUSTERS Opened a Call for Participation to International Events!   Our cluster members dealing with AI and BC technologies are invited to attend the Greenerg-pro SME trade mission to Vietnam EXPO 2023 - From December 07, 2023 until December 09, 2023, at Ho Chi Minh - Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC), Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam VIETNAM EXPO 2023 Ho Chi Minh (cantonfair.net). Contact our team till 30 August 2023 at https://www.greenerg-procurement.com/our-team  to get help to the completion of your application form!  
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14JUL
As many as 500,000 workers have lost jobs, stopped working, or have had their working hours cut in 40 cities and provinces, according to the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
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14JUL
EdTech has become very popular in Vietnam and subsequently, the sector has become very lucrative. In this article, we look at key foreign-invested EdTech projects in Vietnam and why foreign firms have invested where they have.
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14JUL
Many textile enterprises are moving toward green production processes due to increasing consumer awareness in key export markets. In this article, we will run through how firms are adapting to this trend.
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22JUN
The state encourages all economic sectors in Vietnam and overseas to make investments in the power sector. However, the country is still suffering from electricity outages.
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22JUN
Recent power shortages are causing a myriad of problems for businesses in northern Vietnam. There are, however, several alternatives to mains power in Vietnam alongside a number of steps firms can take to mitigate the impact of power outages.
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22JUN
Digital office solutions are becoming increasingly popular in Vietnam as businesses look to streamline processes and find efficiencies. In this overview, we look at where there might be opportunities for foreign digital office services.
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16JUN
A delegation from Vietnam's Ninh Binh province is visiting Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Magyar Kereskedelmi és Iparkamara (mkik.hu) in Budapest, Hungary. Some Hungarian companies and organizations were invited to the meeting, including to our great honor, Archenerg Cluster.
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24MAY
The index in the first four months of this year rose by 1.6 per cent over the same period last year.
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24MAY
In late 2022 and early 2023, enterprises complained they found it difficult to access bank loans. But this is different now: it is not difficult to borrow money, but businesses are not sure how to use the borrowed capital.
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24MAY
The Vietnam Stock Exchange (VNX) made VND2,089 billion in after-tax profit last year, up a staggering 53% year-on-year. This is the consolidated figure from both HCMC and Hanoi exchanges.
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22MAY
The XIII National Congress of the Party has set out the 10-year socio-economic development strategy 2021 - 2030, which identifies one of the three strategic breakthroughs to focus on is building a synchronous and modern infrastructure system. In which, priority is given to the development of a number of national key projects on transport in Vietnam.
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22MAY
Innovation has become the "key to success" in the socio-economic development strategies of most countries and territories. Vietnam has been implementing many solutions to promote innovation, seize the opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.4), and realize strong aspirations. Around this story, Bidding Newspaper had an interview with Mr. Vu Quoc Huy, Director of the National Innovation Center (NIC) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
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22MAY
The year 2020 and the first 4 months of 2021 recorded a sharp increase in the number and total value of bidding packages held online bidding (EIA). The Procurement Report reviewed some opinions of investors, tenderers and contractors on the bright and positive points as well as limitations that need to be overcome to make the EIA more open, transparent and effective. Thanks to the application of online bidding, bidding activities took place smoothly, projects and works were implemented on schedule, ensuring the efficiency of using public investment capital and creating jobs for contractors during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
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05APR
Vietnam is making significant progress towards creating a carbon trading market, aiming to fulfill its COP26 commitments to reduce emissions and leverage the economic benefits associated with carbon markets. Here’s an overview of Vietnam’s efforts in establishing its own market.
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05APR

Can Vietnam Replace China?

An opinion piece in Bloomberg titled ‘Trying to Replace China’s Supply Chains? Don’t Bother?’, published March 1, 2023, claims that ‘Vietnamese factories were supposed to save globalization’ but that they cannot. This is incorrect and here’s why, writes Dezan Shira and Associates, Head of Business Intelligence, Pritesh Samuel.
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26FEB
Vietnam’s emerging electric vehicle (EV) sector holds a lot of promise but also faces a number of challenges. These were discussed in depth at an e-mobility seminar in Ho Chi Minh City by a number of experts in the field. Here’s what they had to say.
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26FEB
The digital age has made cross-border advertising much easier to do. In Vietnam, however, there are a number of rules and regulations governing digital advertising. Here’s what digital marketers need to know before engaging in digital or cross-border advertising in Vietnam.
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26FEB
The Commission for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) has submitted to the Prime Minister for approval the restructuring proposal for the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) for the 2021-2025 period.
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30JAN
Vietnam’s economy has been in a state of flux throughout 2022. Its COVID-recovery has been somewhat uneven and the war in Ukraine has upended many well laid plans. With that in mind, here’s four key sectors to watch in 2023.
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30JAN
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has finalized the feed in tariffs (FiTs) for solar and wind projects that came online after December 31, 2020, and November 1, 2021, respectively. These add to a complex mosaic of FiT’s in Vietnam.
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28DEC
India, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and Bangladesh are stepping up to replace China to become the world's industrial hubs, according to magazine Business Insider of the United States.
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28DEC
Vietnamese businesses poured nearly US$534 million into their projects abroad in 2022, a sharp increase over last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
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19DEC
Vietnam needs financial resources to develop and fulfill its commitments on green development. "A developing country with a per capita income of 4,000 USD but performs like a developed country with per capita income of 50,000 - 60,000 USD needs certain incentives to be able to do it. That’s equality, justice". That was the message conveyed by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at meetings during his trip to Europe. Why did the Prime Minister deliver this message ?
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19DEC
Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETP) are becoming an increasingly important part of the global energy transition. A handful of developing nations have already signed-up to JETPs, of which Vietnam is the most recent. Here’s a breakdown of what’s been agreed to so far.
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08NOV
At a meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on the sidelines of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), Kerry said the US will boost cooperation with Vietnam and work together with the Southeast Asian nation to fulfill climate commitments.
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08NOV
The Ministry of Transport has approved a bidding plan for packages of 12 subprojects under the Eastern North-South Expressway project in 2021-2025 (second phase).
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07NOV
Việt Nam is a country with a lot of opportunities for franchising, with many businesses having the capability to become a franchisee, even a master franchisee, a conference has heard.
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07NOV
Vietnam’s foreign contractor tax (FCT), often referred to as the withholding tax, is a tax that is applied to transactions conducted in Vietnam between a foreign company or sub-contractor and a Vietnamese company.
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05NOV
As the market is now covered by many negative factors, especially soaring inflation and higher interest rates, defensive stocks, including electric utility stocks, become appealing assets to investors. 
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31OCT
Lacking initiatives and preparation, it has been challenging for Vietnam’s enterprises to join global supply chains, according to the Vietnam Confederation of Industry and Commerce (VCCI)’s latest study.
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31OCT
It was critical for State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to strengthen innovations as Viet Nam set the target of having at least 25 SOEs with a market capitalisation of US$1 billion and more.
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31OCT
More than 67% of enterprises paid "unofficial" costs in construction inspection activities and 61.36% for conditional business licenses.
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31OCT
Despite being part of Vietnam’s national education system, pre-school education is not compulsory. The government, however, is trying to promote participation in early childhood education, and this has created a range of opportunities for foreign investors.
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28OCT
A little talked about circular came into force earlier this month that could pay dividends for pharmaceutical companies in Spain, Poland, Italy and Hungary looking to enter the Vietnamese pharmaceuticals market.
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24OCT
Ample room for Vietnamese coffee exports to Spain  
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24OCT
It is necessary to control inflation but also ensure opportunities for businesses to access capital, said economist Tran Dinh Thien.
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23OCT
Local firms are being affected by today’s changing world because of the openness of the Vietnamese economy.
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14OCT
Vietnam ranked 48 out of 132 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2022 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The country performed well in many aspects of technology and FDI, yet indicating that there is still room for improvement in other areas. Vietnam Briefing provides insights into the strengths and weaknesses of Vietnam, its position and ranking, and a comparison with its regional peers.
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23SEP
Vietnam’s new data localization regulation requires domestic and certain foreign companies to locally store personal data. It is unclear how the regulation can be enforced without reneging on its pledge against forced data localization as part of the CPTPP trade agreement. The announcement has rattled business groups and trade partners.
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17JUL
Green procurement is the adoption of environmentally responsible practices in business activities used to meet needs for materials, goods, utilities and services. It fundamentally incorporates human health and ecological concerns into the search for high quality products and services at competitive prices.
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24MAY
Following the workshop of EISMEA held on 27-28/APR our project Greenerg-Pro and GOOSE continued the communication to explore synergies between their activities.
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20MAY
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