Grasping transpacific opportunities

Grasping transpacific opportunities

NDO - New elements added to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) based on the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have turned the CPTPP into a multilateral agreement that not only concerns trade and market issues but also creates the motivation for comprehensive reform in both legal and governance issues. (10 hours ago)

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APEC Economic Leaders’ Week results shown to int’l organisations in Hanoi

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO – Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, APEC 2017 SOM Chair, led a meeting in Hanoi on November 17 to announce the outcomes of APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017 to foreign representative offices and international organisations in the capital city. 

Vietnam’s central bank commits to fraud prevention

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will take a wide range of measures to protect customers amid an increase in payment fraud, said Governor Le Minh Hung at the National Assembly’s question and answer session on November 17. 

Great potential for trade promotion between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China)

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO – Vietnam and Hong Kong (China) have great potential to enhance economic cooperation, especially on increasing the value of trade between the two. 

Industry 4.0 offers great development opportunities for Vietnam: Deputy PM Hue

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO – Each industrial revolution (IR) in the world’s history has created opportunities for a number of countries and Vietnam's development opportunities will be in the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has said. 

Special economic zones - new impetus for economic development

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO – Vietnam is promoting the establishment of three special economic zones (SEZs), including Van Don (Quang Ninh province), Bac Van Phong (Northern Van Phong, in Khanh Hoa), and Phu Quoc (Kien Giang). SEZ model is expected to create a new impetus for economic development and reform, because of its outstanding business environment, transparent institutions, and effective administration. 

Deputy PM Hue meets with Samsung Vietnam leader

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue received General Director of Samsung Vietnam Shim Won-hwan in Hanoi on November 16, applauding the firm’s increase of locally made components in its products.  

Central bank governor stresses solutions to bad debt settlement

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung on November 16 fielded lawmakers’ questions about the banking system’s operations, underlining the need to focus on effectively implementing a resolution on piloting the settlement of bad debt at credit institutions.  

Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Government will not raise the public debt ceiling in order to ensure debt payment capacity and balance the national financial system, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during the hearing session of the 14th National Assembly’s fourth sitting on November 16.  

Ministry announces Sabeco divestment plan

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced the State divestment from Sai Gon Beer Alcohol Beverage Joint Stock Company, better known as Sabeco. 

Vietnam, WEF cooperate on infrastructure development

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO – The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry and the World Economic Forum (WEF), organised a workshop, titled “Vietnam-WEF infrastructure development cooperation,” in Hanoi on November 16.  

Deals worth US$258 million signed at Vietnam-China trade fair

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 17th Vietnam-China International Trade Fair has seen over US$258 million worth of trade deals signed between enterprises from both sides over the course of six days.  

First Vietnam Real Estate Forum opens

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – The first annual Vietnam Real Estate Forum officially opened in Hanoi on November 15, featuring the participation of around 800 domestic and foreign investors, property businesses and experts. 

Economic growth must serve the people: Deputy PM Hue

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – It is necessary to mobilise the participation of the people in the cause of innovation and socio-economic development to ensure its success, meanwhile, if the fruits of growth are not shared among all classes, the growth will not be sustainable, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has said. 

Over 400 enterprises join Vietnam international food expo

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – As many as 450 domestic and international enterprises are taking part in the 2017 Vietnam International Food Industry Expo (Vietnam Foodexpo) at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City from November 15-18.