NDO/VNA – The Government has issued two decrees on Vietnam’s special preferential import tax lists as part of the efforts to implement the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (VKFTA), as well as another deal between ASEAN and the RoK (AKFTA).
NDO - The Vietnamese economy recovered strongly in 2017 with many bright spots, notably exports, which rose 21.7% to US$213.77 billion. But there remain a number of issues that needs addressing to ensure exports are sustainable in the years ahead.
NDO – 2017 can be considered as a special year as, for the first time in many years, Vietnam fulfilled and surpassed 13 socio-economic development targets, of which the GDP growth rate was at 6.81%, the highest level in nearly ten years.
NDO – The global and domestic economic situation in 2017 has witnessed complex changes, strongly affecting Vietnam’s economic policies in general and the monetary policy in particular. However, thanks to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s synchronous management, in 2017, monetary policy implementation has achieved positive results, contributing significantly to inflation control, macroeconomic stability and economic growth.
NDO/VNA – Russian auto makers will join together with Vietnamese partners to set up manufacturing companies in Vietnam, as part of an amended protocol signed between the two governments in Hanoi on December 27.