Vietnam to host regional audit institution congress in 2018

Vietnam to host regional audit institution congress in 2018

NDO/VNA – The Vietnam State Audit will host the 14th congress of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) in September 2018, with major events held during a period of four days, a press conference in Hanoi heard on March 31.  (Apr 01, 2017)


Exports enjoy strong growth: 2016 report

  Mar 30, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) on March 29 released the Vietnam Import-Export Report 2016 report, which gives an overall and systematic assessment of the country’s external trade in the past year. 

Vietnam’s growth slows to 5.1% in first quarter

  Mar 29, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s economy grew at a slower pace in the first quarter of 2017, expanding by a mere 5.1% compared with 6.12% in the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Agro-forestry-fishery exports up 7.6% in first quarter

  Mar 29, 2017
NDO - Revenues from agro-forestry and fishery exports in the first three months of 2017 hit US$7.6 billion, up 7.6% against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Vietnam, Russia discuss anti-bribery in international business transactions

  Mar 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – Officials from Vietnam and Russia gathered in a workshop in Hanoi on March 28 to discuss measures to stop bribery among foreign public officials in international business transactions.  

Vietnam attractive to intra-ASEAN investment

  Mar 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam is an attractive destination for intra-ASEAN investment thanks to the Government’s determination to equitise and withdraw capital from State-owned enterprises.  

New business registration in March hits 6-year high

  Mar 28, 2017
NDO - The number of companies registered in March was estimated at 12,027, the highest monthly figure in the past six years, according to the Ministry of Planning of Investment’s Enterprise Development Agency (EDA). 

Expansion begins on Highway 60 in Ben Tre

  Mar 27, 2017
NDO—The expansion and updating of four sections of Highway 60 connecting Rach Mieu Bridge with Co Chien Bridge in Ben Tre Province officially began on March 27.  

Manufacturing and processing industry occupies nearly 85% of FDI in Q1

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO—Foreign enterprises have invested in 18 sectors in the first quarter of this year, with US$6.54 billion poured into the manufacturing and processing industry, accounting for 84.9% of the total registered foreign direct investment (FDI) capital, according to the Foreign Investment Department.  

Vietnam among Asia's biggest spenders on infrastructure: Bloomberg

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO - Vietnam is among the leading countries in Asia investing in infrastructure even thought it is one of the smallest economies in the region, according to Bloomberg. 

Shrimp exports expected to reach US$5 billion by 2020

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Shrimp exports are expected to reach between US$4.5-5 billion by 2020, with an annual increase of between 9.5-12%.  

Special administrative-economic zones require special conditions

  Mar 20, 2017
NDO - The establishment of the Van Don, Bac Van Phong and Phu Quoc Special Economic Zones(SEZs) to create new drivers of growth is necessary and urgent, however to realise this plan, breakthroughs in institutions and policies are needed. 

India to lift suspension on imported Vietnamese agricultural products

  Mar 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – India will lift its suspension on the import of some Vietnamese agricultural products, which was enforced on March 7. 

Fostering an equal and transparent business environment

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO - The 2016 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) recently released by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has shown a general improvement in the economic governance of provinces and cities.  

VAMC recovers over VND50 trillion in bad debt since 2013

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Asset Management Company (VMAC) reported that it has recovered VND50.165 trillion (US$2.2 billion) of bad debt since 2013, equivalent to 17.6% of the total debt it had purchased from credit institutions.