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Stimulating real estate market

01:13 | 12/16/2014

(VOV)- Conditions for foreigners in Vietnam to buy and own houses have been loosened under the revised Law on Housing announced by the Presidential Office last week. The new regulations will help Vietnam attract more foreign currencies and stimulate the real estate market.

Second phase of Innovation Programme launched

18:11 | 12/13/2014

(VOV) - The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the Finland Embassy in Vietnam co-hosted a ceremony launching the second phase of the Vietnam-Finland Innovation Programme in Hanoi on December 12.

Measures to prop-up real estate market

13:15 | 12/04/2014

(VOV) -Leading economists say it is essential to have a separate financial system that is not run by State-owned banks to insure lending is based on merit, reduce the risk of a banking liquidity crisis and to better manage the country’s foreign exchange position.

Minister confident of 5.8% GDP growth for 2014

12:31 | 12/02/2014

(VOV) - In a keynote address at the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) in Hanoi on December 2 Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh revealed with confidence that economic growth for the year will reach 5.8%.

Party leader: Russia is Vietnam’s important partner

16:23 | 11/22/2014

(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has applauded Russia as a primary important partner of Vietnam in a recent interview given to the Russian News Agency TASS in the run up to his Russia visit.

High transport costs limit economic growth

12:26 | 11/14/2014

(VOV) - Logistical costs in Vietnam have been running triple that of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said Khuat Viet Hung, Vice Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee on November 13 at a seminar in Hanoi discussing measures to reduce them.

USAID project to grow commercial market against HIV

18:31 | 10/31/2014

(VOV) - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) officially kicked off a US$15 million project in HCM City on October 30 to encourage the involvement of the private sector in stimulating a market for HIV-related goods and services.

Seafood companies attend int’l expo in Australia

12:17 | 09/17/2014

(VOV) - Seven seafood companies from the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau are participating in Australia’s largest food industry trade exposition ongoing at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from Sept. 15-18.

Huge potential for expanded trade with Russia

13:00 | 09/05/2014

(VOV) - Vietnamese Russian trade has been sluggish in recent years, but is expected to rebound strongly when a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Customs Union (VCUFTA) comes into effect later this year.

PM calls for greater efforts to keep 5.8% economic growth

17:45 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - It is imperative to focus on alleviating business difficulties and stimulating agricultural and industrial and service growth in order to achieve a 5.8% economic growth rate set for this year.

TPP creates obstacles for timber processing sector

19:24 | 08/07/2014

(VOV) -The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) may signal golden opportunities for exports in many of Vietnam’s sectors, but it is creating big challenges for the timber processing.

Prospects for boosting seafood exports

17:22 | 08/03/2014

(VOV) - Over the past seven months, the nation’s seafood export turnover has skyrocketed 24.5% to US$4.2 billion on-year with the US, EU, Japan, Republic of Korea and China remaining the leading import markets.

Electronics firms see light at the end of the tunnel

11:36 | 07/31/2014

(VOV) - Companies operating in the electronics industry have tremendous opportunities to carve out their own specific niche in the global marketplace and thrive, said economists at a seminar in HCM City on July 30.

Tourism stimulus programme launched

12:57 | 07/07/2014

(VOV) - A domestic tourism stimulus programme has been launched as part of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in celebration of its 54th founding anniversary (July 9).

Challenges to Vietnam’s FDI attraction

13:15 | 06/16/2014

(VOV) - The government is committed to augmenting the country’s attractiveness as a safe and hospitable investment destination with developed infrastructure facilities and a young talented workforce.