Peering in the sun above rows upon rows of green, leafy plants as high as his shoulder, Nguyen Thanh Hai is unusually calm.The 62-year-old Vietnamese man has spent more than 10 years plucking red chilis.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the southern province of Ca Mau to raise its competitiveness, beef up its administrative reform, and create the most favourable conditions for businesses in a bid to make the locality more attractive for domestic and foreign investors. Addressing a working session with the provincial leaders on January 13, he reminded those present that Ca Mau was listed in a low group in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) ranking in 2016 as the province ranked 54 out of 63 cities and provinces nationwide; thus he called for more drastic measures and practical actions to improve the index. He asked the provincial authorities to apply advanced technology in production, and attach greater priority on developing agriculture, as well as shrimp breeding, growing and processing...
To continue the implementation of the cooperative agreement of the program “Strengthening the role of elected representatives in improving provincial business environment in the period 2016-2019”, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Training Center for Elected Representatives (TCERs) under the Committee of Deputies’ Affairs co-organized two (02) regional PCI training workshops for People’s Councils in Northern region at Son La (November 3, 2017) and in Southern region at Bac Lieu (November 16, 2017).
That was the direction of Mr. Nguyen Van Linh - Chairman of Bac Giang Provincial People’s Committee (Bac Giang PPC) at the workshop “Improving business environment and competitiveness of Bac Giang” co-organized on September 14th by Bac Giang PPC, Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Unceasing efforts have helped Quang Ninh continue to rise in the ranking of provincial competitiveness index (PCI), from the fifth place in 2014 to the third position in 2015 and the second place in 2016.
On the 25th of August, 2017 Nghe An People’s Committee in co-ordination with VCCI - Nghe An branch organized the Workshop on improving the PCI and promoting initiatives of constructing the District and Departmental level Competitiveness Index (DDCI).
On August 19th, 2017, the Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) of Cao Bang organized the Workshop on “Strengthening the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) of Cao Bang – Real Situation and Solutions” with the aim to create deep transformation in perception of staffs on the importance of PCI as well as to learn from best practices in local governance. The workshop welcomed the participation of Leaders from Provincial Party Committee, Provincial People’s Council, Provincial People’s Committee, leaders and experts from VCCI and about 250 representatives from district level agencies and businesses across the province.
On August 11-12, 2017, the Provincial Party’s Committee (PPC) of Yen Bai in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh National Academy Of Politics organized a two day training course on “Improving and upgrading knowledge for staff under management of the Standing Committee of Yen Bai PPC in 2017,
On July 28th, PCI Project/VCCI and Lam Dong Business Association co-organized the training course for Central Highlands region on “Best practices in improving local business environment: Experiences on implementing DDCI”.
On the 22nd of July, 2017, Ha Giang Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) organized a training workshop on professional skills on administrative reform for public servants of local agencies with the trainers who are senior lecturers from Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and PCI experts from VCCI.
The Myanmar Business Environment Index will be mapped out based on a nationwide survey, which complements previous and current research, to improve the competitiveness of private sector in states and regions
Nationwide survey launched to draft business environment index