NDO/VNA – A workshop was recently held in Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia Romagna region in northern Italy, in an attempt to increase opportunities for Vietnamese students to get access to the labour market.
(May 27, 2017)
NDO - It is a well-founded policy of the Party to define the crucial role the private economic sector plays within the socialist-oriented market economy of Vietnam, a policy which was reaffirmed at the fifth meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee, recently concluded in Hanoi on May 10.
NDO - The fourth industrial revolution is sweeping the world broadly and if Vietnamese enterprises can take advantage of it, new technologies could help them to leap forward, otherwise they will face even tougher challenges ahead.
NDO/VNA – The National Assembly (NA) listened to reports on State budget balance and audit work in 2015 by government members during a working session in Hanoi on May 22, under the chair of NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien.
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested ministries and sectors to make greater efforts in order to achieve a growth rate of 6.7% in 2017, thus contributing to realising the growth target set for 2016-2020 by the Central Party Committee and the National Assembly.
NDO - Vietnam posted a trade deficit of US$2.74 billion for the first four months of this year, which increased pressure on foreign exchange rates. However, due to the large reserve of foreign currencies, exchange rates are expected to remain stable in the coming time.
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s first oil refinery operator Binh Son Refinery and Petrochemical Co Ltd (BSR) has planned its domestic initial public offering (IPO) with 5-6% of its capital in the fourth quarter of the year.
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.