World Bank projects Vietnam to grow by 6.5% in 2018

World Bank projects Vietnam to grow by 6.5% in 2018

NDO - Vietnam’s economic growth is forecast to decline to 6.5% in 2018, after growth accelerated to more than 6.8% last year, according the World Bank’s latest report released on April 12. (Apr 12, 2018)

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More than 900 exhibitors gather at HCMC textile and garment expo

  Apr 11, 2018
NDO – The Vietnam Saigon Textile and Garment Industry Expo 2018 (Saigon Tex) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11, bringing more than 900 exhibitors together from 27 countries and territories around the world. 

Vietnamese economy projected to grow 7.1% in 2018: ADB report

  Apr 11, 2018
NDO – Vietnam’s economic growth is forecast to accelerate to 7.1% this year, before softening to 6.8% in 2019, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report released on April 11. 

Manufacturing firms optimistic about production in second quarter

  Apr 11, 2018
NDO - Approximately 89.6% of surveyed enterprises in the manufacturing industry said that their business and production activities will be stronger and more stable in the second quarter of 2018.  

Russia promotes trade activities in Vietnam

  Apr 11, 2018
NDO - In order to achieve the goal of bringing Vietnam-Russia bilateral trade to US$10 billion by 2020, Russia will engage in promoting its trade exchange activities and support Vietnam's import and export businesses. 

Deputy PM urges raising awareness of sustainable development

  Apr 11, 2018
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam hosted a reception in Hanoi on April 10 for the Executive Board of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD). 

Vietnam’s rambutans enters New Zealand

  Apr 11, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam officially announced the export of Vietnamese rambutans to New Zealand in Hanoi on April 10. 

Vietnam contributes to regional frequency management

  Apr 10, 2018
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has actively participated in forums and meetings of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group, heard the 23rd meeting of the APT Wireless Group (AWG-23) which opened in the central city of Da Nang on April 9. 

Nearly 3 million customs records processed online

  Apr 10, 2018
NDO – The customs sector has handled nearly 3 million records through online public services since the beginning of the year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs. 

Russian businesses keen to boost trade with Vietnam

  Apr 10, 2018
NDO – Vietnam is a market with vast potential for Russian companies to foster cooperation and facilitate trade exchanges, this is the view of Russian firms at the Vietnam-Russia Business Forum held by the Russian Export Centre (REC) in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10. 

Can Tho to boost Japanese investment in 2018

  Apr 10, 2018
NDO - Can Tho will hold various activities in 2018 in order to increase cooperation and attract further investment from Japan, particularly the organisation of a meeting between localities in the Mekong Delta region and Japanese firms on April 17-18.  

Amid fears of unsafe food, Vietnam needs a policy to boost clean agriculture

  Apr 10, 2018
NDO - Recently clean agriculture has become a buzzword in Vietnam as the urgent need for safe food is growing due to the consequences of rampant food contamination and the distribution of food without clear origins. 

Vietnam to export rambutans to New Zealand

  Apr 09, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese rambutans have been approved for export to New Zealand, which will be officially announced at a ceremony on April 10.  

PM holds dialogue with farmers, discusses obstacle removal

  Apr 09, 2018
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a direct discussion with farmers aimed at solving difficulties and bottlenecks to assure farmers to invest in agricultural production and business operation to increase their incomes.  

State budget revenue up over 5% in Q1 of 2018

  Apr 09, 2018
NDO - Total budget revenue in the first quarter of this year reached VND308 trillion (US$13.55 billion), equalling 23.4% of this year’s target revenue, an increase of 5.3% over last year, according to the Ministry of Finance.