Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets. I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?
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Vietnam, EU optimise opportunities from free trade deal A negotiation delegation from the EU is on a working visit to Vietnam to raise public awareness of how to optimise the benefits and opportunities from the freshly-concluded free trade agreement between two sides (EVFTA). He said the EU and Vietnamese experts will review the agreement to ensure all of its contents are legally built. The conclusion of the EVFTA is a significant stride in the bilateral economic, trade and investment relations, he said, describing the deal as an inclusive, high-quality one that balances benefits for both the EU and Vietnam. Particularly, the two sides’ import-export structure is supplementary rather than competitive, thus opening opportunities for businesses to penetrate into the respective markets, he said. Regarding EU’s trade policy for ASEAN and Vietnam in the coming time, he said, the EU is running a trade deficit with many countries . Therefore, the union is seeking opportunities to … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 3/6
Green trees neglected in Ho Chi Minh CityWhile some of the city’s trees have become common dumping grounds for local garbage, others are suffocating from cement poured over their roots.According to the observation of Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reporters, trees along D2 Street in Binh Thanh District have had their roots buried under a layer of cement, making it difficult for the plants to be taken care of or watered.“They are still growing just fine. I protect these trees from being chopped down,” a resident explained.Several trees on the promenades of Hoa Hao Streets in District 11 have also been subjected to such neglectful treatment.“The concrete surrounding their roots has been damaged, causing soil to be washed into our houses,” a local said.“Since authorities have been unable to deal with the problem, we decided to fix it ourselves,” he continued.Meanwhile, green trees on a section of Dien Bien Phu Street in Binh Thanh District have become … [Read more...] about Social News