Preliminary data of general economic census announced

Preliminary data of general economic census announced

NDO - The General Statistics Office (GSO) held a press briefing in Hanoi on January 19 to announce the preliminary data of the general economic census in 2017.  (Jan 20, 2018)

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Vietnam sees decline in number of State-owned enterprises

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO - Vietnam has seen an increase in the number of private enterprises and a decrease in the number of State-owned enterprises (SOE) due to the boosting of SOE equitisation, according to the preliminary results of the General inquiry into the Vietnamese economy in 2017 announced by the General Statistics Office in Hanoi on January 19.  

Vietnam, India enjoy strong trade growth

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO - Vietnam and India witnessed strong trade growth in 2017 as their bilateral trade reached US$7.63 billion, an increase of 41% against the previous year, heard a seminar held in Uttar Pradesh, India, on January 18. 

Vietnamese PM urges Phu Yen province to undertake bolder reform

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the south central province of Phu Yen to undertake further reform in order to become an attractive destination to investors. 

Lao firms to display products in HCM City for first time

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO/VNA – A large-scale trade event introducing the products of Lao businesses, the first of its kind, will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from January 24-28, said a Lao official. 

Ministry urged to finalise specific mechanisms for trans-national expressway

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO – The Ministry of Transport (MOT) should accelerate the construction of specific mechanisms for the North-South Expressway projects and submit them to the Government for consideration, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged.  

Government to promote private investment

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO/VNA - The public investment restructuring scheme in 2017-20 will focus on the core sectors of the economy and major projects that will give impetus to socio-economic development and promote public and foreign investments under public-private partnership (PPP) practices. 

Agribank posts profit of over VND5 trillion in 2017

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO - Agribank reported a pre-tax profit of over VND5 trillion (US$220 million) in 2017, up 20% from the previous year and thus contributed VND1.2 trillion to the government budget. 

BIDV contributes over VND5.5 trillion to State budget

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO – The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) contributed over VND5.5 trillion (over US$242 million) to the State budget in 2017. 

Greater efforts needed to develop affordable housing

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO – According to incomplete statistics, the current area of social housing and low-cost commercial housing, commonly called affordable housing in Vietnam is approximately four million square metres, meeting nearly 40% of the target set out in the national housing development strategy until 2020, vision to 2030.  

Standard Chartered puts Vietnam’s growth at 6.8% for 2018

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO/VNA - Standard Chartered Vietnam has forecasted that the Vietnamese economy will expand by 6.8% this year. 

Vietnam to form commission to manage state capital in first quarter

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO - The government is aiming to establish a special commission to manage state capital in enterprises in the first quarter of 2018, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said on January 16.  

More steps needed to develop low-cost housing: PM

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Construction should take more effective steps to support the development of low-cost housing and build an information system about housing and property market to improve transparency, management and planning, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.  

PM approves public investment restructuring scheme

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO – The Prime Minister has approved the public investment restructuring scheme for the 2017-2020 period and orientations towards 2025, aiming to form a reasonable public investment structure and improve the socio-economic efficiency of public investment. 

As Vietnam’s economy picks up, experts advise against complacency

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO - Vietnam’s economic growth of 6.81% in 2017 was an uplifting result but experts have warned that satisfaction with such a performance could cause risks to spin out of control, especially when growth recovery is not yet sustainable.