VOV.VN - Vietnam has substantial potential for wind energy and it's hoped that it will play an increasingly larger role in turning the country away from dependence on fossil fuels, said leading economist Pham Chi Lan.
As Thaco’s car sales decreased, the Quang Nam province’s budget revenue suddenly dropped by VND3 trillion. This news has been cited by economists to show the role of large private conglomerates in the economy.
Vietnam’s biggest trade deficit is now with the Republic of Korea (ROK), followed by China.
Experts hope that Vietnam's dollar billionaires will spur the development of several business fields and open new value chains.
Salaries of officials, public servants and those working in the armed forces should not base on the minimum wage, heard a workshop in Hanoi on October 12.
A seminar took place in Hanoi on June 2 to gain an insight into late Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme’s legacy in the relationship between Sweden and Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The World Bank (WB) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) co-organized a roundtable discussion on March 15 themed around the promise and pitfalls the TPP and free trade agreements in general pose to local businesses.
The government has once again offered investment incentives to automobile manufacturers, but analysts still doubt Vietnam can build its own automobile industry.
VOV.VN - Agriculture is poised to drive a new era of economic growth for Vietnam, if the nation focuses on revolutionizing how smallholder farms are operated and implements needed institutional reforms, say experts.
Economists have warned that the foreign-invested economic sector may become dominant in the national economy.
Domestic enterprises have been urged to make meticulous preparations in order to make the most of opportunities brought about by the advent of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the ASEAN Community.
(VOV) - With advantages in rice, fruits, and aquatic products, the Mekong River Delta is a key agricultural center of Vietnam and the region. In addition to these strong points, the delta’s agricultural production is challenging competition regulations when Vietnam joins the TPP.
Minister of Trade Vu Huy Hoang fears the livestock industry will face the biggest challenge from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which will eliminate import tax on meat that stands currently at 15-40%.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) fell in the first six months of the year to its lowest level in more than four years, in the latest sign of an increasingly cautious outlook from foreign business.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development topped the 2014 Ministerial Efficiency Index (MEI 2014) on business law development and implementation, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) revealed on June 22.
What economists have warned about is coming true: registered steel projects have not been implemented as promised.
(VOV) - There is a risk in Vietnam of expecting too much in the way of improved international competitiveness from technology transfer from foreign invested enterprises, according to Christian Brix Moller, the Danish Ambassador to Vietnam.
Economic expert Pham Chi Lan has called on authorities to focus on developing supporting industries and improving skills of workers as a new approach to entice foreign investors rather than resorting to land and tax incentives.
(VOV) - Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to sharpen their productivity in the lead up to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) formation later this year, economic experts at a recent seminar in Hanoi said.
(VOV) - The economic playing field in which Vietnam is a thrust will drastically change upon the realisation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and regional integration by 2015.