Vietnam attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore

Vietnam attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting and the Preparatory Meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore on November 12.

State budget collection hits VND1.1 quadrillion in 10 months

State budget collection hits VND1.1 quadrillion in 10 months

The Finance Ministry reported on November 12 that total State budget collection was estimated at VND1.12 quadrillion in the January-October period, equivalent to 84.9% of the yearly estimates, and up 15.1% from the same time of 2017.

Agricultural sector grew 2.55% in 2013-2017

Agricultural sector grew 2.55% in 2013-2017

After five years of implementing the agricultural restructuring, project for higher added value and sustainable development, the sector's production capacity has increased significantly, making the sector a pillar of the economy.

Seminar dissects Vietnam’s competitiveness

Seminar dissects Vietnam’s competitiveness

Renovating its growth model and improving productivity are among the key requirements to improve Vietnam’s economic competitiveness, heard a recent seminar in Ho Chi Minh City.

Animal feed market in the hands of FIEs

Animal feed market in the hands of FIEs

Analysts estimate that foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) now hold 80% of the animal feed market share, while Vietnamese enterprises only have 20%.

Agriculture sector targets 3% annual growth by 2020

Agriculture sector targets 3% annual growth by 2020

Vietnam’s agriculture sector is aiming for annual growth of a minimum 3%, with labour productivity improving 3.5% a year by 2020, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.

Vietnam's integration efforts on faster track with CPTPP

Vietnam's integration efforts on faster track with CPTPP

Economist Vo Tri Thanh, former deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), said that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will change the “integration battle” in Vietnam in the coming years.

Banks expect higher credit growth limits

Banks expect higher credit growth limits

More commercial banks expect their credit growth limits to be expanded this year after Techcombank became the first to get the nod to do so from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) recently.

HCM City refines customs procedures

HCM City refines customs procedures

Customs inspection paperwork will be reduced, while procedures and services will be improved to aid firms’ operational activities, experts said at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City this week.