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.
vendredi 22 février 2013
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.
jeudi 13 décembre 2012
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).
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