With the trade war spurring demand, gold prices in Vietnam have risen by 4.97 percent this week to their highest levels in six years.
VOV.VN - After enjoying GDP growth of 7.08 per cent in 2018, the country’s 2019 growth is forecast at 6.7 per cent, which would place it as the fastest growing Southeast Asian economy, according to a report released by ICAEW Economic Update recently.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will take the initiative in changing trade policies and collaborate with other ministries and localities to effectively support domestic enterprises to increase exports, it said.
Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.
Vietnamese wood and furniture firms need to improve their designs, distribution and brands to enable Vietnam to become a global furniture hub, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.
As many as 54% of the German businesses operating in Vietnam wish to expand their operation in the next 12 months, while 52% hope to recruit more employees for their factories, according to the annual AHK World Business Outlook released on November 13, 2018.
How to ensure sustainable growth remains a long-term task despite the rosy macro-economy signs, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.