SOEs divestment lags behind schedule

23/07/2018 16:09

The equitisation plans of eight State-owned enterprises (SOE) were approved in the first half of 2018, with a total value of VND29.37 trillion (US$1.29 billion), including more than VND15.16 trillion (US$667.04 million) of State capital, the Ministry of Finance has reported.

Cassava exports fall in volume as value rises

19/07/2018 21:22

Exports of cassava and tapioca products are estimated at 200,000 tons with a value of US$92 million in June, bringing the total exports over six months to 1.5 million tons worth US$560 million, down 24.6% in volume but a rise of 12.3% in value, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Philippine media praises Vietnam’s industrial development

19/07/2018 17:50

The website Inquirer.net of the Philippines published an article on July 17 titled “Vietnam is Southeast Asia’s new industrial powerhouse”, affirming Vietnam has switched from an agricultural economy to one of the brightest manufacturing hotspots in the region over the last 20 years.

VN-Index rises over 21 points

18/07/2018 20:35

The VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) rose 21.12 points on July 18, with 223.9 million shares worth over 4.9 trillion VND (211 million USD) traded. 

PetroVietnam posts positive outcomes in H1

17/07/2018 09:29

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) not only reached the majority of its targets for the first half of 2018, but also went beyond expectations, statistics showed.

Removing barriers to facilitate women start-ups

16/07/2018 21:30

Start-ups have become an important strategy in economic development and job creation in Vietnam, which is also one of solutions to help women generate jobs and develop their economy in a sustainable manner.