The number of Vietnamese using ride-haling services has increased rapidly in recent years, signalling the potential for the development of the sharing economy in the country.
While more and more Vietnamese people are turning to e-commerce, the current consumer protection law does not properly cover online shoppers.
Việt Nam has set a target that the e-commerce industry would grow by 25 per cent per year to reach US$35 billion with more than half of the population shopping online by the end of 2025.
Amid increasingly sophisticated and complex intellectual property (IP) violations, Vietnamese businesses remained slow to register their products and protect their rights, said experts.
The first edition of the White Book on Vietnamese Businesses was launched at a ceremony in Hà Nội on Wednesday.
Quảng Ninh Province's People’s Committee and the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) on Thursday jointly organised the second workshop on “Green Growth Dissemination and Promotion” in Hạ Long City, outlining specific goals for a transition from a "brown" to "green" economy.