According to a new scheme approved by the Prime Minister, the value of non-cash payments would be 25 times higher than GDP and the proportion of the payment method in e-commerce would account for 50% by 2025.
Representatives from State management bodies and companies speak about the advantages and challenges Vietnamese businesses face in e-commerce, especially commodity exports.
As trading activities on e-commerce platforms bring huge profits, collecting tax has become a burning issue for many countries.
Better regulations are expected to come into play to facilitate the growth of Vietnam’s e-commerce logistics sector.
The set of indicators will fully reflect every aspect of the digital economy, including digital infrastructure, the popularity of digital means, online services, and human resources.
Many business owners have found major partners after joining international B2B marketplaces.
According to a report by iPrice, grocery prices in Vietnam are among the cheapest in Southeast Asia after comparing prices for groceries in Southeast Asia from Numbeo.
Vietnam intends to issue a new decree to regulate cross-border e-commerce deliveries amidst the e-commerce boom.
E-commerce platforms have resumed deliveries in HCM City and some of the city’s extremely high risk areas (red zones) since August 30, a week after they were banned.
“We have to figure out a new ‘farm produce path’ that allows us to connect fields and markets,” said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance believes that it is necessary to have regulations to control exports and imports transacted through e-commerce platforms.
The coronavirus pandemic has hit almost every country in the world, including Vietnam, causing disruption in the global supply chain.
Some special cooperation programmes are being carried out by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) with a view to helping Vietnamese enterprises boost exports via e-commerce giant Amazon.
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Anh Tuan has urged creating detailed plans on putting farming households on e-commerce sites.
Many HCM City businesses, even small traders in traditional markets who are not usually thought to be tech-savvy, have been focusing on selling online and networking to survive, or even thriving, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Postmart and Voso have trained farmers to organize livestreams, and advertise their products by shooting video or taking photo. They can create their own booths and sell products on these floors even during the time of social distancing.
ASEAN Online Sale Day 2021, the biggest online shopping event of all ASEAN consumers, is scheduled to begin at 00.00hrs on August 8 and last through to 24.00hrs on August 24.