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They are all large-scale businesses with effective and stable business records and strong financial potential. These enterprises have established a foothold in the market, significantly contributing to the country’s economy recovery amid the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the VNR500 list are Samsung Electronics Thai Nguyen Co. Ltd., Vietnam Electricity (EVN), Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel), and Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) and Vingroup, among others.
Vu Dang Vinh, General Director of the Vietnam Report JSC said 2021 was a special year, marking the beginning of the 5-year socio-economic development period of the country. At the same time, it was also the year that Vietnam faced unprecedented difficulties, he said, adding that this is also an opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to shine with their management capacity, creativity and adaptability.
He said that in its 15 years, the VNR 500 honours "locomotives" of the Vietnamese economy that demonstrate their mettle and steadfastness amid challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also promotes the brand of Vietnamese firms to investors at home and abroad and forges links with leading entrepreneurs and scholars across the globe, he added.
A bilingual report Vietnam Economic White Paper 2022 entitled "Economic growth scenarios and adaptation strategies in the next normal state" was also introduced by Vietnam Report within the framework of the event.
The report reviews the achievements in 2021 and collects the opinions of experts and business representatives on economic policy and experiences to "live safely" with the pandemic, as well as forecast scenarios for Vietnam's economic growth in the near future./.