Brussels workshop talks about EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

Brussels workshop talks about EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Belgium, in collaboration with the European Union (EU), the EU-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group and the European Institute for Asian Studies, held a workshop in Brussels on June 20 to speed up the signing and ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). (20 hours ago)


Vietnam’s strong CPI increase in May poses risks

  Jun 18, 2018 17:07:44
NDO - Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in May rose by 0.55% against the previous month, the largest monthly increase in the last six years, according to the General Statistics Office. 

Bright prospect predicted for agricultural products’ export

  Jun 18, 2018 05:42:08
NDO/VNA – Good prospect is forecast in the export of several agricultural products, including rice, in the rest of the year as demand in importing markets has shown optimistic signs, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). 

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. 

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. 

Fast growth – a condition for sustainable development: Deputy PM

  Jun 10, 2018 18:31:13
NDO/VNA – Fast growth is a condition for sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a symposium in Hanoi on June 10. 

Vietnam enjoys surplus worth nearly US$45 billion with G7 countries

  Jun 09, 2018 16:58:52
NDO – Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of up to US$44.95 billion in its import and export activities with the G7 group in 2017.  

Lam Dong, Netherlands cooperate to develop new vegetable varieties

  Jun 09, 2018 10:33:33
NDO – Dutch plant breeding company Rijk Zwaan and Lam Dong provincial agriculture sector reached an agreement on June 8 to promote the research and development of new vegetable varieties in Da Lat city.  

Fitch: Vietnam’s economy on positive growth momentum

  Jun 08, 2018 17:21:57
NDO – Vietnam’s economy is on a more positive growth momentum than last year, with a sharp increase in foreign investment, focusing mainly on export industries and electronics, as well as increased foreign exchange reserves and strictly controlled foreign debts.  

Blockchain boosts development of digital economy in Vietnam: experts

  Jun 08, 2018 16:49:33
NDO – Blockchain technology would significantly contribute to building the digital economy and boosting the fourth Industrial Revolution, as well as helping to improve the efficiency of several “weak” areas in the Vietnamese economy, such as logistics and traceability.  

Discharge from stabilisation fund helps retain gasoline prices

  Jun 08, 2018 11:19:46
NDO – The new discharge rate from the petrol price stabilisation fund issued on June 7 helps maintain the gasoline prices at their current levels. 

Coal consumption peaks to the highest level in recent years

  Jun 06, 2018 16:03:46
NDO – Coal consumption reached 4.2 million tonnes in May 2018, the highest increase in many years, according to the latest statistics from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (TKV). 

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail market thrives

  Jun 05, 2018 21:41:22
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City’s revenue from goods retail sales in the first half of this year is estimated at more than VND 328.58 trillion (US$ 14.47 billion), accounting for 65.3 percent of the city’s total earnings from retail sales and services and up 12.9 percent from the same time last year. 

Hanoi’s economy performs well in five months

  Jun 05, 2018 17:53:24
NDO/VNA – Hanoi’s industrial production index rose by 7.8 percent in the first five months of this year, said Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Manh Quyen.