Vietnam, EU show efforts to soon put EVFTA in place

Vietnam, EU show efforts to soon put EVFTA in place

NDO/VNA - Vietnam and the European Union (EU) demonstrated their efforts to push the early signing, ratification and implementation of their free trade agreement and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s ongoing visit to Europe. (Oct 18, 2018 11:36:37)


New vision for foreign direct investment in Vietnam

  Oct 11, 2018 16:19:15
NDO - With the Foreign Investment Law coming in force in 1988, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows became an important resource in the early days of the Doi Moi reform that helped lift Vietnam from a poor country to a middle-income country and one of the bright spots of growth in the world. 

Removing difficulties for coffee industry

  Oct 09, 2018 17:38:55
NDO – According to the Vietnam Coffee Association, the world market outlook for robusta coffee was quite gloomy in September. Currently, the export price of Robusta coffee grad 2, with 5% black and broken, reached only US$1,401 per tonne at Ho Chi Minh City’s ports, down 0.8% over the end of August. 

Vietnamese brand names’ pride

  Oct 08, 2018 18:05:07
NDO – Several weeks before introducing two models at the Paris Motor Show, VinFast was one of the hottest keywords on the internet. The day when VinFast’s first two models debuted, not only VTV1, but also many online newspapers directly reported on the event. Because everyone wanted to see the Vietnamese brand’s first car models "in the flesh ", especially, the first appearance was at a prestigious event in Europe. Millions of people watched the live stream on the internet. The story of VinFast cars has continued to heat up afterwards. 

Vietnamese exports aim for US$239 billion by year-end

  Oct 08, 2018 17:30:32
NDO - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) forecasts that Vietnam could earn a total export revenue of US$237 - US$239 billion in 2018, an increase of 10-12% over the previous year and enjoy a trade surplus of approximately US$2 billion, due to high export growth in the first nine months of this year. 

Standard Chartered: Vietnam's economy remains the fastest in ASEAN

  Oct 07, 2018 16:37:35
NDO – Vietnam is likely to remain the fastest-growing ASEAN economy in 2018 and 2019, as in 2017, stated a new report released by Standard Chartered. 

EuroCham: Vietnam’s business climate has improved significantly

  Oct 04, 2018 18:09:51
NDO - European companies expressed their optimism regarding the business environment in Vietnam, according to the latest survey on the Business Climate Index (BCI) in the second quarter of 2018 conducted by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham). 

FDI attraction the correct policy for national development: PM Phuc

  Oct 04, 2018 17:01:32
NDO – Opening doors to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) is the correct policy, contributing to the successful implementation of important socio-economic development goals in the past 30 years, thus making the FDI sector an indispensable part of the Vietnamese economy. 

Over 520 enterprises participate in VietnamPlas 2018

  Oct 04, 2018 16:53:46
NDO – More than 520 domestic and foreign enterprises are taking part in The Vietnam International Plastic and Rubber Industry Exhibition 2015 (VietnamPlas 2018), which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 4. 

World Bank raises Vietnam’s growth forecast for 2018 to 6.8%

  Oct 04, 2018 15:52:31
NDO - The World Bank has upgraded its growth forecast for the Vietnamese economy in 2018 to 6.8%, from a previous estimate of 6.5%, citing a further improvement in the medium-term outlook. 

Vietnam’s economy sees many bright spots in first three quarters

  Oct 03, 2018 16:23:38
NDO - Despite the unfavourable global economic situation, Vietnam’s economy maintained its growth momentum and recorded significant achievements in the first three quarters of the year. It is notable that the quality of growth has improved and the growth model is shifting from extensive to intensive. 

Retail and consumer services rise 11.3% in first nine months

  Oct 02, 2018 11:30:09
NDO – The total value of retail sales and consumer services was estimated at VND3,235 trillion (roughly US$138.2 billion) in the first nine months of 2018, a year-on-year increase of 11.3%, according to the General Statistics Office. 

Vietnam’s credit growth hits 9.52% in first nine months

  Oct 01, 2018 16:33:51
NDO – The total credit into the Vietnamese economy as of September 20 rose 9.52% against the end of 2017, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Ho Chi Minh City: nine-month budget revenue up 9.88 percent

  Oct 01, 2018 12:33:46
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City has collected VND 269.168 trillion for the budget in the first nine months of 2018, equivalent to 71.44 percent of this year’s plan, up 9.88 percent from the previous year, according to the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City. 

Committee for Management of State Capital debuts

  Oct 01, 2018 09:47:06
NDO/VNA – The Committee for Management of State Capital (CMSC), known as the “super committee”, made its debut in Hanoi on September 30 in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.