Economists outlined three alternative scenarios for Vietnam’s economy for 2013, during a meeting held by the National Center for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast (NCEIF).
jeudi 13 décembre 2012
mardi 11 décembre 2012
HANOI - Vietnam's economic growth will slow slightly to 5.1 percent this year, a government report said, but the central bank will maintain a prudent and flexible policy on interest rates next year as inflation remains a concern.
vendredi 7 décembre 2012
Bad debts and high lending interest rates have stunted Vietnam’s economic growth and development plans.
The arrest of banking mogul Nguyen Duc Kien on August 20 indicated the difficulties of Vietnam’s economic situation to investors, one expert said.
jeudi 29 novembre 2012
Vietnam’s economic growth rate in 2012 is forecast at 5.2 percent. It is the second adjustment from the previous projections of 5.5 percent and 6.5 percent, and is due to a slowing down of the country’s economic performance in the first 10 months of 2012.
lundi 26 novembre 2012
A little over a decade ago, Vietnam had a booming economy. An economic crisis and mismanagement on all levels have driven the country to the brink of ruin. It's up to the government to save what's left.
samedi 17 novembre 2012
Kien Giang has proposed recommendations to the Government on the application of mechanisms and policies with a view to turning Phu Quoc Island into a centrally-run, special economic-administrative zone by 2020.
A seminar entitled “Vietnam, trade and industrial partner in Southeast Asia” took place in the French city of Lyon on November 13.
mardi 13 novembre 2012
HCMC – The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has unveiled a number of basic indicators of the banking sector, which show the health of the banking system had weakened by end-September, reflecting the decline of the economy.
vendredi 9 novembre 2012
DANANG — Flushed from beer and laughter, crowds spill out of a strip of white wedding palaces in Danang, a booming port in central Vietnam.
Scale of debt in banking sector and bloated state firms lays bare pernicious influences of cronyism in Asian tiger economy
mercredi 7 novembre 2012
European companies that do business in Vietnam are becoming more pessimistic, with a new European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) survey showing confidence falling to a record low in the fourth quarter amid concerns over inflation and the impact of increased taxes, fines and official scrutiny.
vendredi 2 novembre 2012
NEW DELHI - India today said its free trade agreement in goods with Asean would help in achieving the bilateral trade target of USD 7 billion with Vietnam by 2015.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has been straining every nerve to find out the solutions to stop the decrease of the foreign direct investment (FDI) flow.
The government may succeed this year in bridling inflation, but not without some cost to local business performance.
The President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, will visit Vietnam from October 31 to November 2, which is seen as a display of the EU’s wishes to step up cooperation with the Southeast Asian country.
mercredi 31 octobre 2012
Amid concerns about Vietnam’s worsening business environment, there is also optimism for a rebound, a new World Bank report suggests.
Vietnam's annual inflation rate accelerated for a second straight month in October, official data showed Wednesday, as resurgent prices add to the country's mounting economic woes.
vendredi 26 octobre 2012
Vietnam has dropped one place to rank 99th out of 185 economies in the World Bank’s Doing Business report, released on October 23.
Vietnam’s consumer prices rose in October at their quickest rate in four months, limiting authorities’ room to ease policy even as the economy continues to slow.
lundi 22 octobre 2012
Vietnam’s National Assembly faces daunting challenges as the economy sputters, bad debts threaten the nation’s banks and the tightly controlled political system is rocked by rare public acrimony.
Vietnam's prime minister made a rare apology on Monday for problems gripping the economy and called for the ruling Communist Party to work with the country at large to implement reforms more quickly and ensure order in its finances.
jeudi 18 octobre 2012
Foreign investment in Vietnam has dropped by about a third since September 2011, with some blaming a weakening economy, inflation, high debt, and the fallout from a property market crash.
samedi 6 octobre 2012
How serious are the problems in Vietnam's banking sector? Problem is, no one really knows. Confidence in the banking sector has been shaky since August 20, when prominent banker Nguyen Duc Kien was arrested on corruption charges.
mercredi 3 octobre 2012
HANOI — Vietnam distributed more money in unemployment benefits in the first eight months of the year than it did during all of 2011, reflecting the economy's slowing growth.
lundi 1 octobre 2012
Almost exactly two years ago this week, Christine Gregoire, the governor of the U.S. state of Washington, was in Vietnam handing out french fries made from potatoes grown in her state at a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in Ho Chi Minh City. Gregoire, accompanied by representatives of more than 50 companies from home, was in Vietnam trying to drum up business with America’s former military adversary.
dimanche 30 septembre 2012
Vietnam's economy grew an estimated 4.73 percent in the first nine months of this year from a year ago, slowing from the 5.77-percent annual expansion in the same period last year, the government said on Thursday.
vendredi 28 septembre 2012
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Vietnam's foreign- and local-currency government bond ratings by a notch to B2, citing stresses in the banking industry from a prolonged credit boom and a darkening economic backdrop.
samedi 15 septembre 2012
German Economy Minister Philipp Rösler was left outside a Catholic orphanage during the Vietnam War and later taken to Germany where he was adopted. In a SPIEGEL ONLINE interview, he talked about his feelings about his upcoming visit to the country of his birth as a member of the German government.
vendredi 14 septembre 2012
HANOI — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sought to banish fears over Vietnam's economy saying the communist country does not need a bailout, according to state media.