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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.