Hanoi leads in six-month FDI attraction for first time

Hanoi leads in six-month FDI attraction for first time

NDO/VNA – Hanoi drew in more than US$5.9 billion in FDI in the first half of 2018, making it the country’s largest six-month FDI attractor for the first time in three decades, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on June 17.  (Jun 17, 2018 20:37:37)


Deputy PM attends 5th China-South Asia Expo in Kunming

  Jun 15, 2018 11:08:08
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended the opening ceremony of the 5th China – South Asia Expo (CAS Expo) and the 25th China Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair in Kunming, the capital of China’s Yunnan province on June 14. 

World Bank upgrades Vietnam’s 2018 growth forecast to 6.8%

  Jun 15, 2018 10:36:24
NDO - The World Bank has revised its 2018 growth forecast for Vietnam from 6.5% to 6.8%, citing an improved medium-term outlook. 

Forum seeks solutions for sustainable livestock production

  Jun 14, 2018 10:52:13
NDO - The National Centre for Agricultural Extension, in coordination with the central province of Quang Ngai, organised a forum to discuss solutions for the sustainable development of livestock production and adaption to climate change in the south central coastal provinces, on June 13. 

Luc Ngan-Bac Giang Lychee Week opens in Hanoi

  Jun 13, 2018 17:44:16
NDO - The 'Luc Ngan-Bac Giang Lychee Week in Hanoi' opened at BigC Thang Long, 222 Tran Duy Hung Street on June 13 as part of Bac Giang's activities to promote lychee consumption this year. 

International expos open in Ho Chi Minh City

  Jun 13, 2018 16:54:07
NDO - Three international exhibitions, the Rubber and Tyre Vietnam, Paper Vietnam, and Coatings Expo Vietnam opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 13.  

Hanoi hosts 4th meeting of Vietnam-India defence industry businesses

  Jun 13, 2018 16:46:42
NDO – The Vietnam General Department of Defence Industry (under the Ministry of Defence) in coordination with the Indian Embassy in Vietnam organised the fourth Vietnam-India Defence Industry Business Meeting in Hanoi on June 13. 

HCM City, IFC target result-oriented cooperation

  Jun 13, 2018 11:12:21
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City will work closely with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in translating the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the two sides into projects, said a municipal official.  

72% of fintech firms expect partnership with banks

  Jun 12, 2018 18:09:37
NDO - "72% of fintech firms choose to cooperate with commercial banks in providing products and services instead of direct competition", said Le Anh Dung from the Payments Department under the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV). 

Sales of locally made cars outnumber imports in first five months

  Jun 12, 2018 16:15:32
NDO - The number of domestically assembled cars sold in the first five month of the year far outnumbered the number of imports, the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA) has reported. 

Indonesia imposes anti-dumping duties up to 28.49% on Vietnam's steel sheets

  Jun 12, 2018 13:00:47
NDO - Indonesia has announced a levy of anti-dumping duties from 12.01 - 28.49% on colour-coated steel sheets imported from Vietnam for a period of five years.  

Vietnam, Mozambique promote agricultural cooperation

  Jun 12, 2018 11:51:38
NDO - A conference on promoting agricultural cooperation between Vietnam and Mozambique was held in Maputo on June 11 with the aim of fostering bilateral cooperation in the prioritised sector of both countries. 

Vietnam’s credit growth hits 6.16% as of May 31

  Jun 12, 2018 10:33:13
NDO - Vietnam’s outstanding credit as of May 31 had risen by 6.16% against the end of 2017, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has reported. 

Da Nang sets economic goals towards 2030

  Jun 12, 2018 09:53:19
NDO/VNA – The central city of Da Nang aims to have the GRDP growth of 9-11% and GRDP per capita ranging between US$7,000 and US$9,000 for 2018-2030. 

Livestock production projected to be hit by several FTAs

  Jun 11, 2018 14:07:13
NDO - Vietnam’s livestock production industry is expected to suffer from several free trade agreements (FTAs), in which import tariffs for husbandry products are to be truncated after the agreements take effect.