Economists at a forum on Vietnam’s economic integration in December last year all agreed that Vietnam needs to prepare for the rising economic and political influence of China.
Economists are anxious that the Vietnamese economy is on the verge of losing its growth momentum, heard attendees at a forum, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
Economists in Africa have suggested that Vietnamese firms need to actively navigate African markets, including Ethiopia and Egypt, which are willing to welcome them to do business.
While National Assembly’s deputies believe that allocating land for up to 99 years in special economic zones (SEZs) is not a good policy, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) still persists in its opinion, saying that this would be an outstanding preference to attract investors to SEZs.
Local authorities have proposed adding tens of golf course projects to the program on golf course development, a move many economists oppose.
VOV.VN - The first runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2016, Thanh Tu recently attended a talk with students from the University of Transport and Communications and several economists.
The Republic of Korea has surpassed China, becoming Vietnam’s biggest import market.
Economists and experts warn that Vietnam should restructure its farming industry, making it less rice-oriented and focusing more on producing breeding materials in order to reduce its dependence on imported animal feed.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s GDP growth rate increased 5.46% in the first quarter of this year, less than in the same period last year.
Economists have warned that the foreign-invested economic sector may become dominant in the national economy.
The participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will provide a chance for Vietnam to balance its trade relations and avoid over-dependence on certain markets, economists said at a recent seminar in Ho Chi Minh City.
(VOV) - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) adjusted the VND/USD exchange rate up by one percent effective January 7 in a move aimed at buttressing exports and economic growth by increasing the purchasing power of the US dollar in the domestic market.
(VOV) - There should be concrete plans to conduct market surveys and create a good image for Vietnamese products to boost exports to the Russian market.
Economists forecast that foreign remittances to Vietnam this year are likely to be US$10-11 billion.
Economists are concerned about the risk of inflation rising in the remaining months of this year.
It is necessary for Vietnam and the EU to accelerate the negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) as this will be beneficial for all parties concerned, say economic analysts.
“Strengthening fiscal sustainability in Vietnam” is the major theme for the ninth Vietnam Finance Conference and Exposition, to be held in Hanoi from September 20-21.
Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) is expected to reach US$10 billion by the end of this year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnamese and international economists gathered in Can Tho City on June 8 to discuss ways to sharpen the competitive capacity of small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Top priority should be given to curbing inflation in managing the economy, according to Vietnamese and foreign economists.