Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a consultation conference on foreign investment attraction and orientations in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on December 21, during which he affirmed that attracting foreign investment is a consistent policy of the Vietnamese Party and State.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has retained its forecast for Vietnam’s economic growth at 6.9% in 2018 and 6.8% in 2019 in its new report.
A conference on InterAsian connections was held in Hanoi on December 4 to seek ways to enhance link among international science communities for addressing Asia-related issues in the global relationship.
The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018 kicked off in Hanoi on December 4, with discussions focusing on the theme of “Sharing opportunities in the world of changing trade”.
Building smart urban areas is urgent for Ho Chi Minh City to maintain sustainable economic growth, promote the digital and knowledge-based economy and raise locals’ living standards.
The fourth Industrial Revolution will create new industries, which are expected to give new momentum to Vietnam’s economic growth, said an economic expert.
A conference promoting foreign non-governmental aid into the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai for the 2018-2020 period took place in Hanoi on November 20.
As many as 54% of the German businesses operating in Vietnam wish to expand their operation in the next 12 months, while 52% hope to recruit more employees for their factories, according to the annual AHK World Business Outlook released on November 13, 2018.
Moody’s Investors Service has changed its 12-18 month outlook on the banking system in Vietnam (Ba3 stable) to stable from positive.
Logistics costs amount to 20.9 percent of Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP), impeding the country’s competitive edge, according to experts.
Only 19% of Vietnamese firms in a survey feel the ongoing US-China trade friction would hinder their business over the next three years.
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth reached 6.81 percent last year, the highest in the last decade.
A member of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations (UN) delivered a speech on poverty reduction during a debate held by the UN Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) on “Eradication of poverty and other development issues” in New York on October 17.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s economy in the last nine months has continued to grow. The Government, ministries, sectors and localities have focused on improving competitiveness, reforming institutions, promoting the private sector, and developing science and technology.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) co-hosted a workshop in Hanoi on October 10 to unveil the 2018 Quarterly Report (III) – Independent Assessment of Vietnam’s Macroeconomic Policies in the presence of many senior economic experts.
The fact that waste is not classified at source was the biggest challenge to treating it in Vietnam, experts said.
German chemical giant BASF has made a firm commitment to supporting the growth of Vietnam. Tanachart Ralsiripong, managing director of BASF Vietnam, spoke to VIR’s Kim Chung about his insights into the market and how BASF will drive business growth in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong promoted itself as a promising land for investment, trade and tourism at a conference held in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 4.
Vietnam can escape the middle income trap to achieve rapid and sustainable growth only by improving its labour productivity, heard a policy dialogue on September 26 in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Vietnam defines science, technology and innovation as the driving force for economic growth and sustainable development, said Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh at an open forum within the framework of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) opened in Hanoi on September 11.