National Strategy on Fourth Industrial Revolution issued

National Strategy on Fourth Industrial Revolution issued

NDO/VNA – The Prime Minister has issued the National Strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution by 2030 to fulfil goals set in the Politburo’s Resolution 52-NQ/TW that outlines policies guiding Vietnam’s active involvement in the revolution. (Jan 05, 2021 13:59:22)

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Quy Nhon port handles 11 million tonnes of cargo in 2020

  Dec 31, 2020 12:15:31
NDO – The Quy Nhon Port Joint Stock Company celebrated its 45th anniversary and welcomed the 11 millionth tonne of cargo through the port in 2020 on December 30. 

UK-Vietnam free trade agreement continues to facilitate bilateral trade

  Dec 31, 2020 10:35:25
NDO - The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) will formally come into force at 23:00 on December 31, an important continuation of trade facilitation between the two countries after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) expires for the UK. 

Handicraft sector strives to achieve export turnover of US$5 billion by 2025

  Dec 30, 2020 17:14:09
NDO – The consumption of handicraft products is huge with a total value of over US$100 billion, but the production only accounts for over 2% of consumption demand. The enhancement of the export capacity for value chain and building of the sector’s brand in association with trade promotion are necessary to increase its export market share. 

Vietnam develops high-quality coffee

  Dec 30, 2020 12:42:52
NDO/VNA – The national project on developing high-quality coffee has helped businesses and farmers apply technologies in farming, cope with climate change, reduce production costs and improve economic efficiency in coffee production. 

Public investment is major driver of Vietnam’s economic growth in 2020

  Dec 30, 2020 11:20:16
NDO - One of the main drivers behind Vietnam’s growth rate of 2.91% in 2020 is public investment, with a range of public-funded infrastructure projects playing a major role in boosting demand, supporting enterprise development, and creating jobs. 

Vietnam to become world’s 19th largest economy by 2035: CEBR

  Dec 30, 2020 09:39:04
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s economy is expected to move to the 19th position in the rankings of the World Economic League Table in 2035, according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). 

UK-Vietnam FTA to become effective from 23:00 on December 31

  Dec 30, 2020 09:38:55
NDO/VNA – Representatives from Vietnam and the United Kingdom signed a free trade agreement between the two countries in London on December 29 evening (Vietnam time). 

Vietnam, Ukraine strive for US$1 billion in bilateral trade

  Dec 29, 2020 16:46:31
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Hong Thach and Ukrainian Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Taras Kachka agreed to make greater efforts to push bilateral trade to US$1 billion within the next three years. 

Vietnam Stock Exchange established in move to realign two exchanges

  Dec 29, 2020 12:31:26
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision on the establishment of the Vietnam Stock Exchange as a parent company to manage the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) and the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE). 

Vietnam’s inflation in 2020 estimated at 3.23%

  Dec 28, 2020 10:57:40
NDO - Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in 2020 rose 3.23% against the previous year, which is below the target of 4% set by the National Assembly, according data released by the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Credit growth forecast to hit 11% by year-end

  Dec 25, 2020 09:48:03
NDO/VNA - The banking industry's credit is projected to have expanded 11 percent for the year by the end of December, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dao Minh Tu revealed at a press conference on December 24. 

Agriculture’s strong transformation during natural disasters and epidemics

  Dec 24, 2020 11:31:47
NDO – The year 2020 has witnessed many changes in the agricultural sector in terms of development opportunities, integration, and challenges of adaptation to change. In which, a series of natural disasters such as hail, flood, the drought and saline intrusion greatly affected production while the global COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the agricultural trade connection between most countries in the world. However, the Vietnam’s agricultural sector still achieved remarkable results in both the manufacturing and export sectors, giving rise to new development expectations for 2021. 

Online seminar highlights opportunities and challenges from RCEP

  Dec 22, 2020 17:46:09
NDO – Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper held an online seminar in Hanoi on December 22 to help enterprises and people to gain a further understanding of the opportunities and challenges from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement. 

Vietnam Business Forum 2020 held in Hanoi

  Dec 22, 2020 16:47:37
NDO - The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2020 took place in Hanoi on December 22, with the theme “Challenges and Opportunities in the New Normal”, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.