Nearly 100 delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) discussed best practices sharing of standards and conformity assessment implementation on smart cities in the APEC region at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18.
Vietnam’s business climate is anticipated to improve in the second half of 2017, but economic growth will be at 6.5 percent, falling short of the Government’s target.
VOV.VN - Chinese investors and markets are becoming increasingly important to the Vietnam economy, most especially to the slowing manufacturing and declining crop production industries, say experts.
VOV.VN - At a recent forum in Hanoi, the country’s top economic experts gathered to exchange views on the goal of trade policy to reduce or eliminate the trade deficit with Thailand, reported the Vietnam Investment Review.
Vietnam’s southern metropolis is on track to achieve 8 percent annual growth over the next five years.
VOV.VN - Vietnam should use emerging information technology including cloud computing, e-commerce and the internet of things to shore up the digital economy, said experts at the second Vietnam Private Sector Forum.
The trade value of Thai agricultural products during the past five months of this year amounted to 720 billion baht, an increase of 2% over the same period of last year.
Reports on the role of creative centres in developing a thriving local creative economy will be launched in Hanoi on August 1.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is targeting an economic growth rate of 6.4% to 6.8% for Vietnam in 2018, according to a document sent to ministries and local authorities with guidelines to develop the socio-economic plan for 2018.
An exhibition on “Vietnam: The Nation and People – View from Sea and Island” opened in Prague, the Czech Republic on July 12, aiming to introduce the beauty of Vietnam’s culture, local fishermen and the country’s maritime economy.
It is forecasted that the value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in 2017 will not exceed those of 2015 and 2016, thus, the market needs a boost from enterprises and the government to leverage the opportunities from foreign capital to make a breakthrough.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City based Jetstar Pacific Airlines has just taken delivery of the first of 10 A320ceo aircraft ordered directly from Airbus, the AERO News Network reported on July 3.
Vietnam’s macro economy remained stable in the first six months of 2017 while inflation was curbed so as to reach the national steering committee on price management’s yearly target of 4%.
Vietnam plans to develop a low-carbon economy and include climate-change resistance work in its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the Paris climate accords.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam gross domestic product jumped to 6.2% for the three months leading up to July on the back of a resurgence in exports of Samsung Electronics, reports the Nikkei Asian Review.
A national conference for Party officials to study the three resolutions related to the economy adopted at the fifth plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee was opened in Hanoi on June 29.
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by an estimated 5.73% in the first half of this year, Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) told a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.
The third plenary session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) closed in Hanoi on June 21 after one month of sitting, making decisions on the country’s important matters.
A report on 2017 Business Conditions launched recently by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) shows that 234 business sectors require new legal prerequisites. There currently are around 300 legal documents laying out business sector prerequisites.
In 2017, the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is focusing on luring capable and strategic businesses and investors in the two key sectors of renewable energy and marine economy.