Highlights in economic growth in 2018

04/02/2019 17:51

The year 2018 ends with several records, which are the highlights in the national economic panorama, laying the firm foundation for the country to strive to successfully implement the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress and Resolution 142/2016/QH13 on the five-year socio-economic development plan for 2016-2020. 

Five great achievements made by PetroVietnam in 2018

02/02/2019 07:59

PSNews - Under the sound leadership of the Party, the State, PetroVietnam (the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group) with its restless innovation and strong will gained numerous great achievements in all fields of its operation in 2018.

Vietnam in crosshairs for South Korean startups

31/01/2019 15:43

As foreign startups, including South Korean ones, are expanding operations to Vietnam in greater numbers, the market may slip out of the hands of Vietnamese startups if they fail to whip up enough support.

Over 10,000 new businesses set up in January

31/01/2019 14:44

As many as 10,079 enterprises registered to be set up in the first month of this year with total registered capital of 151.1 trillion VND (6.5 billion USD), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

PM Phuc invites tech titans to invest

30/01/2019 15:01

At the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Switzerland last week, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that Vietnam, which is building a digital economy, continues rolling out the red carpet to welcome foreign investors, particularly in high-tech industries.

ODA funding urged for key bridge in Mekong Delta region

30/01/2019 13:58

The Ministry of Transport has sent a document to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposing the use of official development assistance for building Rach Mieu 2 bridge in the Mekong Delta region, reports baodautu.vn.

Vietnam lures US$1.9 billion in FDI in January

29/01/2019 16:25

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledged in Vietnam witnessed a significant yearly increase of 52 per cent to US$1.9 billion in the first month of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Tapping into supporting industries

29/01/2019 15:27

Over the past decade, Vietnam has attracted a great deal of foreign direct investment into its industrial manufacturing and electronic sectors. Previously, overseas investors had complained about weaknesses in the country’s supporting industries, but recent changes have contributed to attracting fresh investment.

Businesses meet consumption demands for Tet

27/01/2019 14:06

Trade centers have become crowded with people shopping and abundant Vietnamese products, covering a wide range of patterns, quality, and prices as Vietnam’s lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is drawing near.

Vietnam remains attractive for investment in 2019: insider

25/01/2019 18:24

Vietnam will remain an attractive investment destination in 2019, though impacts of the US-China trade tension that triggered a downturn in global stock markets in 2018 will not end soon, said Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of VinaCapital Andy Ho.

Shrimp exports tumble in 2018

25/01/2019 15:22

Vietnam Economic Times has cited a recent report by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) as saying that shrimp exports in 2018 fell by 7.8% against 2017, failing to reach the target set for the year.