VOV.VN - Provincial leaders have granted a decision on investment policy and investment registration certificates for 14 projects totally capitalised at over VND9,000 billion (including five FDI projects) in central Quang Ngai province.
VOV.VN - The digital economy is becoming ever more important to the global economy, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment forum that opened on Wednesday (October 18) in Hanoi.
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 90 per cent of businesses in Vietnam, should take advantage of new marketing tools like social media to have access to global value chains, experts said at a meeting held on October 17 in HCM City.
The National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for Economic Affairs commenced a two-day meeting in Da Nang city on October 17 to prepare for verification reports to be submitted to the parliament’s fourth session, slated for later this month.
The Government has urged ministries, agencies and localities to take drastic actions to complete targets and tasks for 2017.
The 12th Party Central Committee wrapped up its sixth session in Hanoi on October 11 after seven working days in a serious, democratic and responsible manner.
Vietnam has been growing at 6% plus over the past few years and this is indicative of the contributions of women to business and the economy, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione has said in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade held a seminar on Friday (October 6) in Hanoi to discuss policies to help Vietnamese businesses participate in the supply chain during the period of integration.
The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations has presented the “For peace and friendship among nations” insignia to outgoing Bulgarian Ambassador to Vietnam Evgueni Stoytchev for contributions to strengthening mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnam’s economy witnessed positive changes in the first nine months of 2017 with growth increasing from quarter to quarter, according to Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.
The Department for Economic Zones Management of the Ministry of Planning and Investment is in the process of completing the draft Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units, with adjustments being made in terms of local operations, organisation, administration and foreign investment incentives.
The economy expanded 7.46 percent in third quarter of 2017 from the same period last year, the strongest third quarter growth since 2010.
A workshop on Vietnam’s economy after 30 years of reform has been held in France’s central city of Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire by the friendship association Touraine-Vietnam.
Problems with healthcare, culture, and finances make Vietnam a less favorable second home for foreigners, according to HSBC’s latest Expat Explorer survey.
The 2017 APEC Women and the Economy Forum (WEF) issued on September 29 a statement which looks to enhance women’s economic inclusion and empowerment in a changing world.
Many delegates to the 2017 APEC Women and the Economy Forum in Vietnam’s central Hue city emphasised the need to eradicate biases against women and to empower them in order to boost development.
Macroeconomic indexes have experienced positive changes over the last nine months, showing the effectiveness of Vietnam’s financial and monetary policies, according to the National Financial and Monetary Policy Consultation Council.
The 2017 WEF is taking place in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, from September 26-29 under the theme “enhancing women’s economic inclusion and empowerment in the changing world”.
Vietnam’s economy continues to perform well despite several setbacks, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its Asian Development Outlook Update (ADOU) 2017 report launched in Hanoi on September 26.
It is crucial to mainstream women’s participation in Inclusive Business whether they are consumers, producers, workers and distributors, a Vietnamese official said, noting that APEC can benefit much from the initiative because women’s full potentials will be tapped.