labor quality

Update news labor quality

Vietnam may face disadvantages in global supply chains due to its outdated technologies and poor labor quality.

CPTPP: Vietnam to feel pressure on labor quality

Labor costs in Vietnam are expected to be higher after commitments in the CPTPP (the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade agreement are implemented, experts say.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 20/12

 Trade surplus fetches nearly US$ 3 bln in Jan-Nov period; Gov’t purchasing rice price not benefit farmers; CBU car imports surge 30%; Son La calls for investment in Moc Chau tourism zone; CBRE: Office rents remain stable until Q1

Labor quality in Mekong Delta remains low

 The already-low number of Mekong Delta residents sent abroad for guest work is steadily declining due to a lack of professional skills, said Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Hai Chuyen.

Social News 1/10

Hanoi authorities seize 20 iPhone 6; More trees to be cut down in HCMC; Over 12,500 kids face HIV risk in Son La; Flood-proof housing plan benefits 50,000 families; Illegal loggers fight forest guards

HCMC tourism needs over 21,000 workers each year

 VietNamNet Bridge – The tourism industry in HCMC needs over 21,000 workers, especially tour guides, each year between now and 2020, said the HCMC Forecast Center of Manpower and Labor Market Information.