CPTPP expected to facilitate institutional reform

CPTPP expected to facilitate institutional reform

NDO – The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to create more impetus for Vietnam’s economic development and especially in the promotion of institutional reforms, if there is willingness and adaptability from Vietnamese policy-making agencies and the business community. (5 hours ago)


Workers to be required to pay deposit in order to work in RoK

  Apr 02, 2020 21:14:43
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision on a piloting scheme which requires domestic workers to make deposits before departing to work in the Republic of Korea. 

Vietnam joins online international trade fair of medical products

  Apr 02, 2020 21:07:51
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) and 20 domestic producers have recently attended an online international trade fair hosted by China to promote products for COVID-19 prevention and treatment. 

Central budget supports localities in Covid-19 prevention and control

  Apr 02, 2020 12:07:22
NDO – Under the Prime Minister’s Decision No.437.QD-TTg, issued on March 30, the mountainous and Central Highlands provinces will enjoy support with 70% of the real expenses of the State budget as prescribed. 

Agro-forestry and fishery sector posts 49% increase in trade surplus

  Apr 01, 2020 18:15:17
NDO – The agricultural, forestry and fishery sector enjoyed nearly US$2.9 billion in trade surplus in the first quarter of 2020, up 48.9% over the same period last year. 

Industrial production index rises 5.28% in first quarter

  Apr 01, 2020 12:46:11
NDO – The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the first quarter of this year posted a low increase at 5.28%, mostly due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Vietnamese economy stays resilient to external shocks: WB

  Apr 01, 2020 09:39:08
NDO/VNA - While Vietnam remains significantly exposed to the COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing turbulence in the global financial markets, its economy stays resilient to external shocks in the first few months of 2020, according to the World Bank (WB). 

Vietnam-Israel trade surpasses US$236 million in two months

  Mar 31, 2020 10:30:27
NDO/VNA – Trade between Vietnam and Israel reached US$236.58 million in the first two months of this year, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Israel. 

Synchronous measures support businesses

  Mar 30, 2020 16:57:17
NDO – Along with ministries and agencies in the country, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has developed a number of measures to create favourable conditions for businesses and people who are facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic. 

Retail and consumer services up 4.7% in first quarter

  Mar 30, 2020 11:59:50
NDO - Vietnam’s total retail and consumer services in the first quarter of 2020 increased by 4.7% over the same period in 2019, according to the General Statistics Office. 

Vietnam gains higher exports to Canada, Mexico partly due to CPTPP

  Mar 28, 2020 22:05:39
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has taken full advantage of the CPTPP to gain strong growth in exports to Canada and Mexico, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). 

Vietnam - Japan trade up 8.6% in two months

  Mar 28, 2020 21:55:07
NDO/VNA – The General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported that the Vietnam - Japan trade reached US$6.2 billion in the first two months of this year, an 8.6-percent increase from a year earlier. 

ILO Director-General: COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our economies

  Mar 27, 2020 17:09:47
NDO – In an article sent to Nhan Dan Online, Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organisation emphasised that the human dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic reach far beyond the critical health response. All aspects of our future will be affected - economic, social and developmental. Our response must be urgent, coordinated and on a global scale, and should immediately deliver help to those most in need. 

Vietnam’s economic growth slows to 3.82% in first quarter

  Mar 27, 2020 17:09:38
NDO - The Vietnamese economy expanded by 3.82% in the first three months of 2020 amid slowing global growth due to the raging coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

PM orders suspension of signing rice-exporting contracts

  Mar 26, 2020 11:38:35
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered a temporarily halt of signing new rice-exporting contracts, the Government Office said in a latest document concerning this matter.