Vietnam negotiates trade pacts with 60 economies

Vietnam negotiates trade pacts with 60 economies

NDO - Vietnam has been negotiating free trade agreements (FTAs) with around 60 economies worldwide, which currently occupy approximately 90% of Vietnam's total trade revenue, heard a meeting in Hanoi, on January 11. (Jan 11, 2018)

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Ten notable events of Vietnam's industry, trade sector

  Jan 11, 2018
NDO – On January 10, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) announced 10 notable events of the industry and trade sector in 2017. 

Vietnam's central bank urged to strengthen regulatory efficiency

  Jan 10, 2018
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to further improve its management, inspection and supervision efficiency to detect and minimise violations in a timely fashion. 

Vietnam to take bold measures to realise 2018 economic goals

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO – The Government issued Resolution 01/NQ-CP, dated January 1, 2018, on the major tasks and solutions guiding the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget estimates for 2018. 

Dak Lak businesses invest in CLV development triangle area

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO/ VNA – Many businesses from the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have received permission from the Governments of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) to invest in production and infrastructure in localities within the CLV development triangle area. 

Vietnam faces challenges in curbing inflation at 4% in 2018

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO – Inflation control is an important factor which contributes to macroeconomic stability. Maintaining the inflation rate in 2018 at less than 4% has also been approved, which will create challenges for the country in the context of fluctuations in both the domestic and global economic situation. 

Ho Chi Minh City leader applauds Hilton Group’s investment

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO/VNA – Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has hailed the investment of Hilton Group in Vietnam, particularly its cooperation with BRG Group. 

Vietnam’s FDI policy needs revision to maximise benefits

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO - Vietnam's foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges and disbursement hit a 10-year record high in 2017, which has gradually created a pervasive influence on the domestic sector. However, it is time to adopt a completely new FDI attraction strategy in accordance with the new situation in order to boost the effectiveness and spillover effect of FDI in the future. 

Instagram photo contest on GMS's development progress launched

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a photo contest on Instagram to showcase the development progress in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and demonstrate how a focus on increasing regional cooperation and integration can improve people’s lives. 

Vietnam real estate marks successful 2017

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO/VNS - Vietnam witnessed positive development in the real estate market in 2017 with increased transactions of apartments and reduction in real estate inventory.  

Vietnam sets credit growth target at 17% for 2018

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has targeted credit growth of about17% for 2018, said deputy governor Nguyen Thi Hong at a press conference on January 7. 

Middle East emerges as new destination for Vietnam’s exports

  Jan 08, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese businesses’ expansion to the Middle East market is considered an important and long-term strategic direction amidst saturated traditional markets and decreased consumption. 

Vietnam’s public debt stands at 61.3% in 2017: Finance Ministry

  Jan 08, 2018
NDO - Vietnam’s ratio of public debt to GDP stood at 61.3% at the end of 2017, lower than an earlier estimate of 62.6%, according to the Ministry of Finance. 

Vietnamese rice earns high export in 2017

  Jan 08, 2018
NDO – Vietnam's rice export recorded a good year in 2017 as export volume reached 6 million tonnes, thanks to an increased demand on the world market. 

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.