The year 2017 in review: Agricultural products enter difficult markets

The year 2017 in review: Agricultural products enter difficult markets

NDO – In 2017, the Vietnamese agricultural sector continued to face various difficulties and challenges, particularly the complicated and strict trade barriers, as well as cutthroat competition for agricultural exports. (Dec 19, 2017)


Increasing resources to support sustainable poverty reduction

  Nov 29, 2017
NDO – The Vietnamese economy continues to show steady growth momentum, contributing to poverty reduction, especially in rural and isolated areas. As of September 30, 2017, there were nearly 31.9 million disadvantaged households and policy beneficiaries being provided with preferential loans. This result was noted by many National Assembly (NA) deputies as being one of the highlights and pillars of Vietnam's poverty reduction policy. 

Trade surplus of US$2.8 billion recorded in Jan-Nov period

  Nov 29, 2017
NDO – Vietnam enjoyed an estimated trade surplus of US$200 million in November, raising the total trade surplus for the first 11 months of 2017 to US$2.8 billion, as announced by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) on November 29. 

Maintaining stability of foreign currency market

  Nov 27, 2017
NDO - Since the beginning of the year, the exchange rate and the foreign currency market have remained stable, positively contributing to achieving the targets of macroeconomic stability and import restrictions. 

Overcoming difficulties and challenges to drive the country forward

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO - The fourth plenary session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) completed its full agenda in a successful manner on November 24, closing after one month of momentous working and high responsibility. 

Multiple challenges facing Vietnamese youth: report

  Nov 23, 2017
NDO – Youngsters are considered as an asset to the country's prosperity, however, the Vietnamese youth are facing a range of challenges in many aspects, such as employment, education and reproductive and sexual healthcare, according to a new report released on November 22. 

Grasping transpacific opportunities

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO - New elements added to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) based on the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have turned the CPTPP into a multilateral agreement that not only concerns trade and market issues but also creates the motivation for comprehensive reform in both legal and governance issues. 

Quang Ninh strives to become leading tourism centre in the region

  Nov 14, 2017
NDO – In recent years, the number of domestic and international visitors to Quang Ninh province has strongly increased, affirming the position as well as rapid and stable development of the local tourism sector. With the investment in modern infrastructure and gradual improvement of the quality of services, Quang Ninh is aiming to become a leading international tourism centre in the country and in Southeast Asia region. 

Ceremonial costume and gift for leaders at APEC 2017: The essence of Vietnam’s traditional crafts

  Nov 13, 2017
NDO – The making of the ceremonial costume and the special gift for leaders at the APEC Vietnam 2017 shows the quintessence of traditional crafts from the host country. 

Vietnam-US joint statement

  Nov 12, 2017
NDO - In a joint statement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America at the conclusion of President Donald Trump’s visit, the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to deepening ties on the basis of previous joint statements between the two sides. 

Tightening solidarity for a self-reliant and prosperous ASEAN Community

  Nov 12, 2017
NDO – At the invitation of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, heading a Vietnamese delegation, has arrived in Manila for the 31st ASEAN Summit (ASEAN-31) and related summits, including the 20th ASEAN+3 Summit (with China, Japan and the Republic of Korea), the ASEAN+1 Summit (with China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, the United States, Canada, the European Union and the United Nations), and the 12th East Asian Summit (EAS).  

APEC Leaders Issue Da Nang Declaration

  Nov 11, 2017
NDO - The leaders of the 21 APEC member economies issued the Da Nang Declaration following the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting chaired by Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang.  

Vietnam-Australia joint press release

  Nov 11, 2017
NDO - Nhan Dan would like to introduce the Vietnam-Australia joint press release after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. 

APEC’s ultimate goal is for the benefit of people and businesses: President Quang

  Nov 10, 2017
NDO - In his keynote address at the ABAC Dialogue with APEC Economic Leaders, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang emphasised that economic integration, connectivity, trade and investment liberalisation have been and will continue to be the top priorities for APEC cooperation. 

Together towards prosperity and harmonious development

  Nov 09, 2017
NDO - On the occasion of the APEC Summit in Da Nang, Russian President Vladimir Putin writes an article on the important role of APEC and Russia’s contributions to promoting cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific region.