HA NOI — Two-way trade between Viet Nam and Switzerland rose 11 per cent year-on-year, reaching US$167 million over the first two months of this year, said Luong Manh Hung, Trade Counsellor at the Vietnamese Embassy in Switzerland.
samedi 20 avril 2013
“The sooner you French investors come to the Vietnamese market, the bigger fish you can catch,” a Vietnamese senior state official told the Vietnam–France Business Forum held in Ho Chi Minh City early last week.
Although Myanmar has just opened its doors, competition has already heated up, posing a challenge for Vietnamese entrepreneurs wanting to do business there, heard a seminar held by the Saigon Times Group last Friday.
The Ministry of Finance is drafting the amended VAT law to be submitted to the National Assembly for ratification in the upcoming National Assembly’s 5th session. Under the draft, more products would be subject to the 5 percent tax instead of the current rate of 10 percent.
mercredi 3 avril 2013
Something has gone wrong for Vietnam. It finds it's no longer the same darling of foreign investors it used to be. For three years in succession, it has failed to reach its foreign direct investment (FDI) targets and the government, judging from recent remarks by its ministers, is worried.
dimanche 31 mars 2013
Vietnam's central bank governor has urged banks to cut loan rates by 2-3 percentage points to below 13 percent to help struggling businesses and boost an economy growing at its slowest pace in 13 years, according to state media.
Inflation in Vietnam decelerated to its slowest rate in six months, official figures showed Saturday, as the economy struggles to shrug off the threat of stagnation.
Le chiffre d’affaires entre les pays de l’Union douanière (UD) et le Vietnam peut quadrupler déjà vers 2020. La Russie, le Bélarus et le Kazakhstan, faisant partie de l’UD, ont engagé des pourparlers avec la partie vietnamienne en vue de conclure un accord sur une zone de libre échange.
samedi 2 mars 2013
HANOI – Vietnam has to surmount numerous obstacles to successfully implement the recently-approved economic restructuring plan, said an economist.
dimanche 24 février 2013
Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a master plan to restructure the economy, overhaul banks and speed up share sales of state-owned companies to bolster growth that is at its lowest since 1999.
Vietnam’s inflation eased in February as domestic consumption struggled to rebound after a credit crunch that slowed economic growth to a 13-year low.
vendredi 22 février 2013
Hanoi - Vietnam has approved a broad plan to boost its economy to 2020, focusing on restructuring public investment, banks and state-owned enterprises while controlling inflation and maintaining growth.
HCM CITY — Viet Nam’s export turnover to Africa is expected to rise by 20 per cent this year, underlining the market potential that the continent’s one billion population presents for Vietnamese enterprises.
jeudi 21 février 2013
The Vietnamese Communist Party, once credited for opening the country and joining the global economy, is in crisis. Its factional conflict, economic mismanagement and inattention to quality-of-life issues have eroded its claim to be "the force leading the state and society."
mercredi 20 février 2013
Five years ago, Vietnam was South East Asia's go-to place for foreign investment, rivalling China as the low-cost manufacturing centre of choice in the region.
samedi 2 février 2013
HANOI - Vietnam’s higher inflation is forecast to warrant double-digit rates this year, which will challenge the Government’s drive to stabilize the macro-economy.
mercredi 30 janvier 2013
While it is now only the end of the very first month of 2013, loss-ridden shipping firm Vinalines has already posted a gloomy picture for the rest of the year, with its full-year loss expected to reach VND2.1 trillion, or $100.96 million.
lundi 28 janvier 2013
Last year saw a number of Vietnamese state-owned enterprise officials being arrested for economic crimes or “irregularities” at the companies under their care.
mardi 8 janvier 2013
DANANG – Two-way trade between Vietnam and India is poised to rise to US$7 billion by 2015, according to a seminar held in Danang City on Thursday.
samedi 5 janvier 2013
HCMC – Haiphong surpassed Hanoi and HCMC to take over the second spot in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in 2012.
jeudi 3 janvier 2013
The bad business environment has forced several large Vietnamese firms into bankruptcy this year, while others have had to merge.
mardi 1 janvier 2013
The low CPI rise, the first trade surplus in 20 years, and the suspected price transfers/ tax evasion are among the economic highlights of 2012.
dimanche 30 décembre 2012
Vietnam, for the second time in history, witnessed a trade surplus of $284 million in 2012, or 20 years after the first time. However, the achievement has not been applauded by economists.
vendredi 28 décembre 2012
La plus grande banque du Japon Mitsubishi UFJ a acheté 20% de la banque d'Etat vietnamienne Vietinbank, soit la plus importante opération dans le secteur bancaire en crise du pays communiste, ont annoncé jeudi les deux partenaires.
Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party is not looking back on a good year. The country’s economy is in trouble; the authoritarian leadership is split; and what appear to be rival Communist Party factions, seeking to rouse the dissenting voices of social media for their own ends, have unleashed a wave of online protests that has become increasingly difficult to contain.
lundi 24 décembre 2012
Vietnam’s economy grew at the slowest pace in 13 years in 2012 as a fourth-quarter pickup failed to counter a slowdown in bank lending and domestic demand.
dimanche 23 décembre 2012
HANOI - Posters of US bombers crashing in flames festoon Hanoi to mark another anniversary in a long-finished war. But behind the usual propaganda Vietnam's rulers face a modern-day threat -- anger over the economy.
lundi 17 décembre 2012
A new middle class emerged for the first time in Vietnam in the 1990s. It has won a few freedoms, but remains fragile. Now, the global economic crisis threatens to undo the achievements.
Vietnam’s business environment has become less attractive in comparison to other regional countries such as Indonesia and Thailand, said Minister of Planning and Investment, Bui Quang Vinh.
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
HA NOI — The number of enterprises which dissolved or halted operations had reached 48,000 in the first 11 months and were anticipated to hit 55,000 by the end of this year, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong reported at an investment forum on Tuesday.
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