(VOV) - Japan’s Sumitomo Life Insurance Company has decided to buy Bao Viet’s stake in the Vietnamese insurance market.
(VOV) - It requires constant efforts in the next 10 years to contain inflation, stabilise the macroeconomy, and build a firm foundation for growth.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has expressed the Government’s strong resolve to maintain the 2012 economic growth rate of 5.2 - 5.7 percent and increase it to 6-6.5 percent in 2013.
It is a must for Vietnam to persist in trying to achieve the socio-economic targets set for this year, including curbing inflation, stabilizing the macro-econnomy, maintaining an appropriate growth rate, and ensuring social welfare.
Vietnam is set to achieve a GDP growth of between 6-6.5 percent and a 13 percent increase in export turnover in 2012.
Vietnam’s total retail and service turnover in the first quarter of 2009 witnessed a year-on-year increase by 21.9 percent to VND270.27 trillion (US$15.9 billion).