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Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

The World Bank (WB) released its Global Economic Prospects report on June 4, forecasting a global 2017 economic growth rate of 2.7% and a Vietnamese growth rate of 6.3%, lower than the 6.7% goal set by the government.

TPP negotiators to convene in Japan in mid-July

TPP negotiators to convene in Japan in mid-July

The chief negotiators of 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries plan to meet in Hakone, the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, in mid-July to discuss the future of the free trade deal without the United States, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported.

Merger and acquisition activity raises total FDI

Merger and acquisition activity raises total FDI

Despite a decrease in newly-registered capital, the significant growth in the value of mergers and acquisitions became a key element in raising Vietnam’s foreign direct investment in the first five months of 2017.

AmCham gives its outlook on US-Vietnam relations

AmCham gives its outlook on US-Vietnam relations

Jonathan L. Moreno, chairman of AmCham, talks with VIR’s Thanh Van about the outlook of US-Vietnam bilateral relations and how the American business community helps consolidate the commercial ties.

Asiaplomacy: Trump goes historic on Vietnam

Asiaplomacy: Trump goes historic on Vietnam

US President Donald Trump’s decision to visit Vietnam in November 2017 to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting marks a new milestone in bilateral relations, according the website http://asiaplomacy.com.

APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

Ministers responsible for trade of the APEC member economies made their call for free and fair trade after the conclusion of the 23rd APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) Meeting in Hanoi on May 21.

Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting

Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting

Ministers and vice ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam met in Hanoi on May 21 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

Ministers of 11 TPP member countries to meet in Hanoi

Ministers of 11 TPP member countries to meet in Hanoi

Ministers from 11 countries joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are scheduled to gather in Hanoi on May 21, with Japan pushing for the free trade pact to be put into force as soon as possible without the US.

Vietnam, US want to further defense partnership

Vietnam, US want to further defense partnership

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, hosted a reception for Senior Vice President of the US-ASEAN Business Council Michael Michalak in Hanoi on May 17.

Industrial land up despite TPP uncertainty

Industrial land up despite TPP uncertainty

Industrial land in Vietnam has continued expanding since the beginning of this year, despite uncertainty over the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after the withdrawal of US support for the deal.

Vietnam remains destination for investors

Vietnam remains destination for investors

Up to 78% of businesses have been positive about Vietnam’s economy, according to a survey on the private equity (PE) sector conducted by Grant Thornton Vietnam, which provides assurance, tax and advisory services.

Pacific trade negotiators explore TPP deal without US

Pacific trade negotiators explore TPP deal without US

Negotiators from 11 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement gathered for a meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 2 to explore the possibility of putting the trade pact into force without the US.

Fiscal, monetary policies on right track: economists

Fiscal, monetary policies on right track: economists

Fiscal and monetary policies have been on the right track since early this year, members of the National Advisory Council on Fiscal and Monetary Policies confirmed at their quarterly meeting recently held in Hanoi.

ASEAN growth solid despite global risks

ASEAN growth solid despite global risks

Although geopolitical risks continue to plague economies, ASEAN countries are still expected to grow thanks to their strong fundamentals and increasing supply of intra-block capital.

State and NA leaders greet Singaporean PM

State and NA leaders greet Singaporean PM

VOV.VN - The State President encouraged Singaporean businesses to continue expanding their investments in the construction of high-tech zones in Vietnam at a March 23 reception for Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Hanoi.