Exports down in early days of 2022
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Exports down in early days of 2022

Vietnam’s total export turnover reached $27.55 billion in the first half of January, down 20.7 per cent compared to the second half of December. The country posed a trade deficit of $1.64 billion. The total trade value of FDI enterprises was $18.74 billion, down 19.5 per cent.
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More support needed for SMEs

In order to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in addition to mechanisms to help them access capital and lower interest rates to restore production and business, it is necessary to boost science, technology, and innovation, applying digital technology in their development, the “Strengthening financial solutions and digital transactions to support the business community, creating a driving force for socio-economic development in 2022” forum heard.
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Businesses propose opening international borders

The Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB), the Private Economic Development Research Board, and the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) have sent a letter to the Prime Minister asking that he consider ending all restrictions on domestic and international travel to Vietnam from May 1. They also recommend applying the visa exemption program to countries that have a lot of investment in Vietnam.