HCM City honours 100 outstanding businessmen - HCM City honours 100 outstanding businessmen - Website Ho Chi Minh City
A list of 100 outstanding entrepreneurs of Ho Chi Minh City was announced at a ceremony on October 11 as part of activities celebrating the 10th Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day (October 13).
The municipal People’s Committee also plans to award certificates of merit to ten individuals who have won the title for many consecutive years.
According to Vice Chairman of the Committee Tat Thanh Cang, thanks to their active contributions, the city’s economic growth reached 9.6 percent in the 2011-2013 period and 8.9 percent in the first nine months of 2014.
In 2013 and the first six months of this year, the 100 outstanding businesspeople created a total revenue of 465 trillion VND (22.1 billion USD), accounting for 26.53 percent of the city’s figure. They contributed more than 28 trillion VND to the local budget.
As Vietnam is in the intensive and extensive international economic integration, entrepreneurs should make more efforts to improve their management capacity and apply measures to bring their products and trademarks to the world, Cang noted.