The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for this year at 6.6%, reflecting the growth momentum of trading partners and rising potential growth at home, according to its “Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific” report released recently.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has highlighted the leading role of cooperatives in connecting farmers with businesses, towards promoting strong and effective agricultural production and consumption.
CafeF have released their latest rich list, here are the top 10 richest Vietnamese businesspeople, all of whom are owners of large companies with assets totaling between VND5.844 billion and VND173.462 billion.
The Vietnamese government has repeatedly underscored the role of businesses in national development as many of them have created credible Vietnamese trademarks and are able to compete with foreign businesses.
The BRG-Sumitomo joint venture and Hanoi intensify efforts to kick off the construction of Hanoi’s mega smart city project in this December.
The fourth industrial revolution and digital transformation are bringing sweeping changes to the manufacturing sector and every aspect of socio-economic life around the world. In this context, Vietnamese enterprises, most of which are small or medium-sized, are facing the risk of being wiped out if they are not fully aware of the challenges which are rapidly becoming a reality.
PSNews - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti's northern coast on October 6, killing at least 15 people, injuring more than 300 others and destroying more than 7,000 buildings.
The Vietnamese and Cambodian ministers of agriculture had a meeting in Hanoi on October 12 to discuss ways to promote cooperation in agriculture, forestry, and fisheries between the two countries.
The 10th The Rice Trader (TRT) World Rice Conference, the world’s most premier conference focused solely on the rice trade, was opened in Hanoi on October 11.
Playing an important role in the Hanoi-Hai Phong-Quang Ninh economic triangle and serving as a gateway for trade between Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has been making several breakthroughs to develop local transport infrastructure and meet the burgeoning economic growth.
Natcom - a joint venture of Viettel Group in Haiti just marked the 7th anniversary of the establishment. According to figures released by Natcom, its share dividend in 2017 was paid at USD 3 million.
Vietnam’s Vietjet Aviation announced the opening of three air routes linking Vietnam with Japan at the Vietnam-Japan Investment Promotion Conference in Tokyo on October 10 within the framework of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Japan.
PSNews – The 2018 The Rice Trader (TRT) World Rice Conference, one of the world’s premier conferences on the rice trade kicked off on October 10 in Hanoi. The three-day conference drew the participation of about 600 international and domestic delegates.
The European Parliament (EP)'s Committee on International Trade (INTA) on October 10 held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).
The 7th annual Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival will be held between March 9-16, 2019 in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak with a broad array of activities on offer such as an opening ceremony, a closing ceremony and the 2019 Dak Lak investment promotion conference.
PSNews - The Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association on October 9 reported that automobile sales in September surged by 24% from the previous month to reach 25,351 units.
The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) co-hosted a workshop in Hanoi on October 10 to unveil the 2018 Quarterly Report (III) – Independent Assessment of Vietnam’s Macroeconomic Policies in the presence of many senior economic experts.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has encouraged Japanese businesses to become strategic partners of Vietnam’s State-owned enterprises (SOEs), especially in industrial infrastructure construction.
The business members of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) are optimistic about the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)’s impacts on Vietnamese economy, with nearly 80% predicting a rosy future.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposed establishing Mekong-Japan Creative Networks to strengthen connectivity and exchanges between research, creation and start-up centers between Japan and Mekong nations.