In its recent "South by Southeast - Vietnam Q2 Update: Still Firm but Agriculture is a Soft Spot" report, ANZ writes that Vietnam remains the only Asian economy bucking the regional trade recession.
Greece demanded an explanation from the International Monetary Fund on April 2 after an apparent leaked transcript suggested the IMF may threaten to pull out of the country's bailout as a tactic to force European lenders to more offer debt relief.
VOV.VN - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on March 18 received the visiting IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam should enact large macroeconomic reforms in order to lift growth and catch up with other economies, Christine Largarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said on March 17 at a meeting with students of the National Economics University.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City should take heed to transport with a focus on developing public transport, and invest more in infrastructure.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) wishes to work with Vietnam in its strongest fields, and pledges to provide addition technical assistance to help the country reach macro-economic stability.
Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung has spoken highly of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s support for Vietnam in assessing the country’s macro-economy.
Vietnam is comprehensively switching to a market economy and considers this the guiding principle of steering the economy, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Nguyen Van Binh told International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
(VOV) - After 2 weeks of tense negotiations, a historic climate agreement was finally adopted on December 12 by 195 countries at COP21, the UN conference on climate change, in Paris. The agreement is considered a breakthrough in slowing down global warming.
(VOV) - Vietnam has been considered a country effectively accessing preferential loans from the World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the past five years.
The recent inclusion of the Chinese yuan (CNY) to the reserve currency basket of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not have any significant impacts on Vietnam’s economy, experts said, adding that it takes at least six months or even a year to see any impacts.
Vietnam ’s inflation is forecast to rebound to 4.9% in 2016 while the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is forecast at 6.7%, according to the December report of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC).
Euro-zone governments, Greece's biggest creditors, agree that debt relief for Athens should be accomplished by capping its debt servicing costs at 15% of gross domestic annually, the chairman of the euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on October 8.
Current factors, including the global recession, Chinese yuan devaluation and global oversupply, do not support Vietnamese farm exports, experts say.
The country's crude oil exploitation output this year is estimated to reach 17.58 million tonnes, up 4.6 per cent against the government's annual target, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Former Greek premier Alexis Tsipras urged supporters on August 29 to give him a fresh mandate to complete the country's political transformation, as polls showed his leftist Syriza party's lead slipping ahead of elections next month.
Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signaled on August 26 he would accept an easing of Greece's huge debt burden if he wins elections expected next month without any of the write-offs he has long demanded.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras recently resigned, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in.
(VOV) - The biggest 3-day devaluation of Chinese yuan since the establishment of the modern forex system in 1994 has shocked regional and global financial markets.
Greece's socialist PASOK party joined the main opposition on August 16 in saying it would not back Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras if he calls a confidence vote following a rebellion in the governing party over a new bailout deal.