VOV.VN - The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to take its continued toll on the global economy in the second half of the year, but thanks to the disease brought under control in Vietnam, the national economy is projected to grow by 3.8% in 2020.
Digital platforms are no longer exclusive to tech companies, and they have become increasingly popular in other sectors as they look to enhance their competitiveness.
Improving labour productivity is vital for Vietnamese businesses in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with rapid increases in digitalisation, robotisation and intelligent automation, experts said.
The recently signed US-China trade deal, an effort to calm trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies, will force Vietnamese businesses to grow in order to meet the challenges as well as the opportunities it brings, said economic experts.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, co-hosted a launching workshop in Hanoi on October 10 to unveil the Quarter III Independent Assessment of Vietnam’s Macroeconomic Performance in the presence of several senior economic experts.
The best companies in the US, Europe and Japan are not picking Vietnam but instead have moved to other regional countries like Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, where developed supporting industries and highly-qualified human resources are already in place.
Vietnamese spices and farm produce are being displayed at the international chilli trade fair Rieti Cuore Piccante in Italy’s central city of Rieti.
The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) is seeking a safe haven as the Sino-American trade war has yet to show a sign of ending.
With limited resources, this is now time for Vietnam to consider placing importance on high-quality capital in order to elevate its labor qualification, technology and protect the environment.
VOV.VN - The National Economics College of Hanoi National University and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation of Vietnam released on May 29 the Vietnam Economic Annual Report 2019 with the theme “On the threshold of a digital economy.”
A workshop held recently in Perugia, Italy, discussed opportunities for business investments between Vietnamese and Italian firms once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) come into effect.
Economists have given bright outlook to Vietnamese economy, with the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s credit growth target of 14 percent achievable.
Vietnam’s economic growth could reach 6.9 per cent in 2019, an increase of 0.1 per cent compared to the 2019 socio-economic development plan adopted by the National Assembly, in the context that Vietnam is benefiting from the US-China trade war.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) co-hosted a launching workshop to unveil the Quarterly IV Update and 2018 Review – Independent Assessment of Vietnam’s Macroeconomic Performance in the presence of many senior economic experts.
The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) opened a new branch in the Lao capital of Vientiane on November 28, the second Lao branch the bank has opened since 2015.
VOV.VN - A Policy Dialogue on Productivity Improvement for Vietnam was held in Hanoi on September 26 to discuss the new findings of labour productivity measurement in Vietnam and hear proposals for recommendations and policies to increase labour productivity on a sustainable basis. .
The central coastal province of Quang Ngai wants to attract foreign investors in large-scale heavy industry related to deep-water sea ports which is an advantage of the province.
Vietnamese spices and farm produce have been displayed for the first time in Italy’s central city of Rieti, a popular hub for chilli growing, during the international chilli trade fair Rieti Cuore Piccante that opened on August 29.
Foreign exchange rates are likely to rise strongly due to concerns that the US-China trade war may be escalating, said Director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) Nguyen Duc Thanh.
The Vietnamese cashew sector is calling for an US$800 million credit package from commercial banks to better serve its exports, as heard at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 6.