HSBC: Vietnam's economic indicators remain positive

HSBC: Vietnam's economic indicators remain positive

NDO – HSBC has affirmed in its latest report that operating conditions in the manufacturing sector - Vietnam’s bedrock - point to ongoing growth, with output, employment and new orders - both overall and overseas - continuing to expand. (Jun 22, 2017)

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Deputy PM urges for cooperative development attached to modern rural construction

  Jun 18, 2017
NDO – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in coordination with the northern province of Ha Nam organised a seminar on June 17 to review five years of implementing the 2012 Cooperative Law on agricultural development in the Red River Delta and the North Central regions. 

NA deputies ask for tighter management on public debt

  Jun 17, 2017
NDO – National Assembly (NA) deputies called for tighter management on public debt in order to guarantee national financial security during the NA’s ongoing third session held in Hanoi on June 16, 

Vietnam has yet to take full advantage of FDI

  Jun 16, 2017
NDO - The links between domestic enterprises and foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises remain loose, with only 27% of FDI enterprises' inputs purchased in Vietnam. 

Report: Vietnam’s growth could reach 6.7% but sustainability in doubt

  Jun 16, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s economy could expand by 6.7% in 2017 but it would come at the cost of a 3.2% inflation rate, leaving the sustainability of such growth in doubt, suggests a report released on June 16. 

Ho Chi Minh City’s economy grows 7.76% in first half of 2017

  Jun 16, 2017
NDO - Ho Chi Minh City’s economy expanded by 7.76% in the first six months of 2017, higher than the 7.47% growth rate recorded during the same period last year, according to the municipal government. 

Enhancing trade cooperation between Vietnam and Japan

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – Vietnam will support the enterprises which support Vietnam in applying modern quality management systems and standards, improving product quality and increasing the localization rate in key manufacturing industries. 

Dragon fruit exports to China surge through Lao Cai

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – Thanks to the Noi Bai - Lao Cai Expressway the journey to Kim Thanh Border Gate, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has become more convenient than ever before, with traveling time cut by half, thus facilitating exports of Vietnamese vegetables and fruits to China, including dragon fruit. 

Slow disbursement of public investment constrains economic growth

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, have both accepted responsibility for the sluggish disbursement of public investment, resulting in lower than estimated economic growth. 

Minister stresses improving efficiency of public, foreign investment

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO/VNA – Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung stressed improving the efficiency of public and foreign investment during a Q&A session at the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing third plenum in Hanoi on June 14. 

Vietnam’s 5-month garment and footwear exports bring in US$15 billion

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s combined clothes and footwear exports brought in over US$15 billion in the first five months of 2017, according to the General Department of Customs. 

HCM City to call for PPP investment in 130 projects

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO - Ho Chi Minh City will call for investment in 130 projects in the public-private partnership (PPP) model, worth over VND380 trillion (US$16.72 billion) amid local budget limitations. 

Concerted measures needed for private sector to truly flourish

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO - The Party Central Committee’s recent adoption of a resolution on making the private sector a key driver of the economy reflects the Communist Party of Vietnam’s correct evaluation of the role of private businesses in the next phase of national development. 

China remains Vietnam’s biggest trade partner

  Jun 13, 2017
NDO – The General Department of Customs has reported that China continues to be Vietnam's largest trading partner in the first five months of 2017, followed by the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US. 

Experts: Institutional and governance reforms decisive to Vietnam’s future

  Jun 13, 2017
NDO - Institutional and governance reforms will decide Vietnam’s future as it strives to create a prosperous economy in the next two decades, according to experts at a conference on building a facilitative state held on June 13.