Vietnam must address three hurdles to economy: VEPR

Vietnam must address three hurdles to economy: VEPR

NDO - Vietnam's macroeconomy is forecast to continue its stable growth in 2018 but it should overcome three existing hurdles for further development, according to a report released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR). (Jan 16, 2018)

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Work begins on second phase of first wind farm in Ninh Thuan province

  Jan 21, 2018
NDO – The construction of the second phase of Dam Nai wind farm, a joint project between Vietnam’s TSV company and Singapore’s the Blue Circle group, began on January 20 in the south central province of Ninh Thuan. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.  

Vietnam’s banks optimistic about 2018 amidst huge profits in 2017

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO - Nearly 92.6% of credit institutions expected higher pre-tax profits in 2018 thanks to their good performance in 2017, released the latest survey conducted by the State Bank of Vietnam's Department of Monetary Forecasting and Statistics. 

PM urges MPI for growth solutions

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to offer the Government solutions to boost economic development and turn Vietnam into a “new tiger” of Asia. 

Vietnam’s economy is recovering: East Asia Forum

  Jan 15, 2018
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has recorded upbeat growth despite disadvantages brought about by the withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, according a recent article published on the East Asia Forum. 

Vietnam's customs sector aims to raise revenues in 2018

  Jan 12, 2018
NDO/VNA – Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has asked the customs sector to raise its state budget collection by 3-5% higher than the amount assigned by the National Assembly. 

Vietnam’s buoyant exports lay firm foundation for 2018

  Jan 12, 2018
NDO - Vietnam’s export revenues rose by over 21% last year to hit approximately US$214 billion, providing a solid foundation for even better results in 2018. 

Ten notable events of Vietnam's industry, trade sector

  Jan 11, 2018
NDO – On January 10, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) announced 10 notable events of the industry and trade sector in 2017. 

As economic growth ebbs, Vietnam needs boost in productivity

  Jan 11, 2018
NDO - Although Vietnam’s economy has enjoyed relatively robust growth in the past ten years, the pace is slowing down as a result of modest rises in labour productivity, which requires greater improvement if the country is to sustain its rapid growth in the future.