Forum enhances Vietnam – Australia energy cooperation

Forum enhances Vietnam – Australia energy cooperation

NDO – Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with the Australian Embassy in Vietnam, held the 2017 Vietnam – Australia Energy Forum in Hanoi on May 23. (17 hours ago)

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Vietnam stands firm with full-year growth target of 6.7%

  May 22, 2017
NDO - The Vietnamese government will not revise its growth target for 2017, remaining determined to ensure the economy will grow by 6.7%, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh told the National Assembly on May 22. 

Fitch upgrades Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive

  May 20, 2017
NDO - Credit ratings agency Fitch has revised Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive and affirms the country’s ratings at BB-.  

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports hit new record

  May 20, 2017
NDO - Fruit and vegetable exports in the first four months of the year surged by 32.6% over the same period last year to US$1 billion, which is considered a new record as the peak time is yet to arrive.  

Boosting sustainable development of private manufacturing and processing businesses

  May 18, 2017
NDO - The private economic sector needs more reform policies to facilitate its development associated with overcoming its own weaknesses to grow robustly, becoming an important driving force of the socialist-oriented market economy. 

Prime Minister pledges to create fair and friendly business environment

  May 17, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has vowed that the Vietnamese government would continue to create a fair and friendly business environment as well as take action to enhance the competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises. 

Vietnam, EU complete negotiations to boost legal timber trade

  May 17, 2017
NDO – Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), with an aim to improve forest governance, address illegal logging and promote trade in verified legal timber products from Vietnam to the EU and other markets. 

Vietnam's economic indicators remain positive: HSBC

  May 16, 2017
NDO - HSBC has affirmed in its latest report that all economic indicators of Vietnam remain positive while the country continues to maintain a steady inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI).  

Asia-Pacific expected to contribute 70% of global GDP by 2050

  May 15, 2017
NDO/VNA - As a powerhouse of new technologies, skilled workforce and burgeoning middle class, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to contribute 70% of the global GDP by 2050 and now 10 out of the 20 largest economies are from the region, said a high-ranking Vietnamese official. 

Vietbuild Hanoi 2017 to attract 300 enterprises

  May 12, 2017
NDO – Nearly 300 domestic and international enterprises will showcase their latest products at the second term Vietbuild Hanoi International Exhibition, which is set to take place at the National Architecture, Planning and Construction Exhibition Centre in Hanoi from May 17 to 21.  

Vietnam, US seeks to boost agriculture cooperation

  May 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Senior Vietnamese and US officials on agriculture met in Hanoi on May 11 to discuss how to boost trade relations in the field between the two countries. 

Vietnam, EU complete VPA negotiations on forest governance

  May 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and the EU on May 11 concluded six years of negotiations for a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). 

Agricultural branding: a must for enhanced competitiveness

  May 11, 2017
NDO – A lack of branding for agricultural products makes it difficult for Vietnamese commodities to gain advantages and footholds in foreign markets. For that reason, building brands for agricultural products is highly necessary to increase competitiveness for agricultural commodities produced in Vietnam. 

Top Thai-branded products displayed in HCM City

  May 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – More than 150 Thai businesses are showcasing their leading products at the annual fair Top Thai Brands 2017 which kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11.  

Industrial revolution poses challenges to APEC economies

  May 11, 2017
NDO/VNA - The globalisation process and the fourth industrial revolution is posing big challenges to member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in general and Vietnam in particular, said a Vietnamese official.