Inspectors find nearly US$2 billion involved in economic-related violations

Inspectors find nearly US$2 billion involved in economic-related violations

NDO/VNA – The Government Inspectorate disclosed on April 24 the outcomes of its activities in the first quarter of 2017, noting that it found violations of economic regulations involving over VND41.82 trillion (US$1.84 billion) and 168ha of land.  (Apr 25, 2017)


Deputy PM Hue calls for action to keep inflation in check

  Apr 18, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue urged ministries and local authorities to take necessary action to ensure that overall inflation for 2017 is contained at under 4%.  

Conference discusses economic growth in Vietnam

  Apr 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Mekong Times, under the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Association for Economic Cooperation Development (VILACAED), organised a conference on measures to boost Vietnam’s economy in 2017 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 15.  

Vietnam, US enhance cooperation in management accounting

  Apr 15, 2017
NDO – The US-based Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the Vietnam Association of Accountants and Auditors on April 15 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in management accounting.  

World Bank maintains Vietnam’s growth forecast at 6.3% for 2017

  Apr 13, 2017
NDO - The World Bank keeps its growth forecast for Vietnam at 6.3% for 2017, despite the economy showing signs of losing steam in the first quarter of the year, expanding by only 5.1%. 

Economy still improving but could be hurt by external factors: NFSC

  Apr 11, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s economy is still continuing the upward trend, especially in agriculture and manufacturing, but growth could be hurt by external factors, according to the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC).  

ADB urges Vietnam to reform agriculture to bolster growth

  Apr 10, 2017
NDO - Agricultural reform is vital for Vietnam to boost growth and become an upper-middle-income country, says the Asian Development Bank (ABD) in a report released on April 10. 

Creating conditions to promote textile and garment exports

  Apr 05, 2017
NDO – This year, the Vietnamese textile and garment industry set a target of 6.5%-7% growth, compared to 2016, and gaining an export turnover of over US$30 billion. 

Vietnam’s total credit grows 3.14% as of March 22

  Apr 05, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s credit growth in 2017 was estimated at 3.14% as of March, while deposits expanded by 3.07%, according to a report by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV). 

Enterprises optimistic about business prospects in Q2

  Apr 05, 2017
NDO - About 57.8% of enterprises in the manufacturing and processing industry are of the opinion that the business and production scenario in the second quarter will be better compared to the first quarter of this year while 32.4% of enterprises feel that Q2 will be stable, reveals a new survey conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Vietnam manufacturing PMI hits high

  Apr 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to a 22-month high of 54.6 in March, from 54.2 in February. 

Personnel for National Committee on APEC 2017 completed

  Apr 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Pham Binh Minh, Chairman of the National Committee on APEC 2017, signed a decision on April 3 on the completion of the committee’s personnel.  

PM urges better policy response to bolster growth

  Apr 03, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on government ministers to work out better policy responses to boost the economy as growth in the first quarter was weaker than expected. 

Phu Yen biomass power plant joins national grid

  Apr 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – The biomass power plant invested by KCP Vietnam Industries Limited in the south central province of Phu Yen was connected to the national grid on April 2. 

Vietnam’s economy slows in first quarter of 2017

  Apr 03, 2017
NDO - The Vietnamese economy faced numerous challenges when growth in the first quarter showed signs of slowing down, requiring greater efforts by both the government and the business community to speed up growth.