PM commits more incentives for SMEs
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated that the Government will create more favourable conditions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which now account for 90 percent of the total in the country.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (first row, third from right) and delegates
He made the statement during a meeting in Hanoi on December 26with a delegation from the Vietnam Association of SMEs (VINASME), along with leadersof ministries, agencies.
The PM said the meeting will help deal with theirdifficulties and acquire their suggestions to contribute to nationaldevelopment.
He asked authorities at all levels to provide all possiblesupport for SMEs, and wished that SMEs would operate effectively andsustainably to achieve the goal of having 1 million SMEs next year.
They were urged to adopt more technological advances, helpthe government improve business climate and pay attention to social welfare.
The Government Office and the Ministry of Planning andInvestment were assigned to collect feedback at the meeting to submit to theGovernment, ministries and agencies for consideration.
VINASME leaders proposed reviewing programmes and policiessince the Law on Support for SMEs took effect over two years ago, so as to makeproper adjustments.
They suggested that authorities should consider night-timeeconomy to stimulate consumption and develop tourism./.VNA