Vietnam’s car imports shoot up in first half of 2019

Vietnam’s car imports shoot up in first half of 2019

NDO - Vietnam imported 75,437 completely built (CBU) cars worth a total of US$1.72 billion in the first six months of 2019, up six times in number and five times in value compared with the same period of last year. (Jul 21, 2019 15:13:49)


APEC workshop promotes innovative skills training

  Jul 19, 2019 11:31:22
NDO – An APEC workshop on innovative skills for an inclusive future for work in the digital age is taking place in Hanoi on July 18-19, featuring the participation of over 100 domestic and foreign speakers and delegates. 

Vietnam facilitates Japanese firms’ operations in Vietnam: PM

  Jul 18, 2019 21:52:08
NDO/VNA - The Government and competent agencies of Vietnam pledge to create favourable conditions and business environment for Japanese enterprises to do business in Vietnam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said. 

Banks raise interest rates to serve capital demand by year’s end

  Jul 18, 2019 17:21:50
NDO – About half of commercial banks, mainly small and medium ones, are listing deposit interest rates at a relatively high level of over 8% per year in a bid to raise capital to meet Basel II standards. 

Deputy PM Hue urges to maintain macroeconomic stability

  Jul 18, 2019 16:36:38
NDO – The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) should promote its role as the "economic chief” of the whole country to timely assist the Government in developing solutions to maintain macroeconomic stability and promote growth motivation in the midst of a complex global situation. 

Vinh Tan Port welcomes first international vessel

  Jul 18, 2019 12:29:13
NDO - The Spring Hummer, under the Belize flag, has become the first foreign cargo ship to dock at Vinh Tan, a seaport in the south central province of Binh Thuan, since the port was licensed as a goods inspection location a month ago. 

Manufacturing and processing to be mainstays of economic growth

  Jul 17, 2019 18:17:03
NDO - In a bid to materialise the country’s growth target for 2019, the government will lay a more keen focus on manufacturing and processing development, as well as attracting more investment into the sector as one of the key growth propellants this year.  

IMF forecasts Vietnam’s economy to grow by 6.5% in 2019

  Jul 17, 2019 18:13:20
NDO/VNA – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on July 16 said Vietnam’s economic growth is projected to slow to 6.5% in 2019 from a 10-year high of 7.1% in 2018, reflecting weakening external conditions. 

Electrical technology and equipment exhibition kicks off

  Jul 17, 2019 18:05:31
NDO – The 12th International Exhibition on Electrical Technology & Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2019) and the 8th International Exhibition on Products, Technologies of Energy Saving & Green Power 2019 (Enertec Expo 2019) simultaneously kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17. 

Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises urged to improve operation

  Jul 17, 2019 17:21:10
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the working session of the Government with the Committee for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) in Hanoi on July 17. 

Vietnam a strategic destination for Korean enterprises: experts

  Jul 17, 2019 12:24:42
NDO - Vietnam is an important trading partner and a strategic destination for enterprises from the Republic of Korea (ROK) as part of their southward expansion investment strategy, said experts at conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 16. 

Vietnamese firms join India International Silk Fair

  Jul 16, 2019 17:59:47
NDO/VNA – Two Vietnamese companies from the Central Highland province of Lam Dong are displaying their products at the 7th India International Silk Fair, which opened in New Delhi on July 15. 

Vietnam-Singapore Business Council launched to boost economic cooperation

  Jul 16, 2019 16:36:18
NDO – The Vietnam-Singapore Business Council (VSBC) was jointly launched by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) in Hanoi on July 7. 

Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investment

  Jul 16, 2019 13:07:47
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s stock market has been evaluated as a bright spot in the region in terms of growth speed and foreign capital absorption for years, according to Chairman of the State Securities Commission (SSC) Tran Van Dung. 

Vietnam up three places in SDG Index 2019

  Jul 16, 2019 11:52:51
NDO – Vietnam ranked 54th in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index 2019, with 71.1 points, moving up three steps from the 2018 position, according to a report issued by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung.