Ho Chi Minh City, Eurocham step up cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City, Eurocham step up cooperation

NDO – Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong hosted a reception on January 9 for Nicolas Audier, Co-Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) to seek measures to enhance cooperation. (Jan 10, 2018)

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Vietnam approves 2025 maritime industry and trade development plan

  Jan 08, 2018
NDO/VNA – Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has approved a plan to develop Vietnam’s maritime industry and trade to 2025, with a vision to 2035. 

Vietnam's foreign trade records impressive achievement in 2017

  Jan 06, 2018
NDO – In 2017, Vietnam's total import-export turnover exceeded US$400 billion, reaching the highest level ever. After a long period of trade deficit, the balance of trade unexpectedly turned to a surplus, thanks to the government’s drastic reforms and enterprises’ continuous efforts. 

Real estate remains third largest FDI lurer

  Jan 04, 2018
NDO – The real estate sector ranked third in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Vietnam, accounting for 8.5% of the total registered capital, which was announced at the CBRE Vietnam’s press conference on the real estate market held on January 4. 

EVN aims to raise Vietnam’s ranking in electricity access index

  Jan 04, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) group will strive to raise the country’s ranking in the electricity access index to at least 60th out of 190 countries and economies in 2018. 

Government clarifies preferential tax lists for goods imported from the RoK

  Jan 04, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Government has issued two decrees on Vietnam’s special preferential import tax lists as part of the efforts to implement the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (VKFTA), as well as another deal between ASEAN and the RoK (AKFTA). 

Government in action must be accompanied by action in agriculture: PM Phuc

  Jan 04, 2018
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the agricultural sector and relevant localities to focus on rural agriculture and to take actions to boost the development of the whole sector. 

Despite strong performance, Vietnam’s exports still face enormous challenges

  Jan 04, 2018
NDO - The Vietnamese economy recovered strongly in 2017 with many bright spots, notably exports, which rose 21.7% to US$213.77 billion. But there remain a number of issues that needs addressing to ensure exports are sustainable in the years ahead. 

Establishment decision of Thai Binh economic zone announced

  Jan 03, 2018
NDO/VNA – The People’s Committee of Thai Binh province announced the Prime Minister’s decision on the establishment of Thai Binh Economic Zone on January 3. 

International media praise Vietnam’s 2017 economic achievements

  Jan 03, 2018
NDO/VNA – International media have run articles highlighting that the year 2017 marked Vietnam’s rapid economic growth. 

Challenges ahead for 2018 economic growth

  Jan 03, 2018
NDO – The economic growth in 2017 has witnessed bright colours but it cannot be confirmed that such positive signs would continue to show in 2018 as big challenges still exist. 

Vietnam’s stock market opens first trading session of 2018

  Jan 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – The first trading session of the Vietnames stock market in 2018 was marked with a ceremony held by the State Securities Commission and the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on January 2. 

Vietnam’s manufacturing expands in December as PMI hits three-month high

  Jan 02, 2018
NDO - Vietnam’s manufacturing sector ended 2017 on a positive note as the purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to a three-month high of 52.5 in December, according to Nikkei. 

Vietnam government seeks to cut half of business rules in 2018

  Jan 02, 2018
NDO - The government will strive to reduce and simplify half its of current existing conditional business requirements in 2018 in an effort to improve Vietnam’s business climate to boost growth. 

Vietnam’s inflation forecast to stay below 4% in 2018: Finance Ministry

  Jan 02, 2018
NDO - The Ministry of Finance has constructed three scenarios for inflation in 2018, with the consumer price index (CPI) in all circumstances staying below 4%, the target set by the National Assembly.