A crippling drought in Vietnam will probably cause the government to miss its 6.7% growth target this year, adding to pressure on new Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as he seeks to reassure investors of his economic reforms.
Tag - economy
jeudi 21 juillet 2016
mardi 5 juillet 2016
Vietnam's government debt reached more than 1.5 quadrillion dong (US$66.7 billion) last year, expanding nearly 70 per cent during the 2010-15 period, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Monday.
dimanche 26 juin 2016
Vietnam’s stock market reacted immediately to Britain's vote to leave the European Union, but industry insiders believe immediate Brexit impacts on the market as well as the bilateral trade ties between the two countries are unlikely.
vendredi 10 juin 2016
Competition for foreign direct investment (FDI) has become tighter among the 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). Latest data from London-based Financial Times shows the Philippines at fifth place, with an FDI value of $8.5 billion in 2015.
mardi 7 juin 2016
Việt Nam will continue running a trade deficit in 2016 that will be under 5 per cent of total export revenue, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has forecast.
mercredi 20 avril 2016
“The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the first trade agreement to subject Vietnam to enforceable labor commitments.”
lundi 28 mars 2016
Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) for this year will be much lower than last year's and also sharply below the prior estimate, as various natural disasters have pulled down agricultural, forestry and fishery production of the country, said the minister for planning and investment.
samedi 26 mars 2016
Vietnam’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter, as climate change dealt a blow to agricultural production, a key sector of the Southeast Asian economy.
lundi 21 mars 2016
Vietnam risks being vulnerable to external shocks if it doesn’t push through reforms to strengthen its banking system and restructure state businesses, according to International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde.
mercredi 16 mars 2016
The EU Ombudsman criticised the Commission this month for failing to provide an audit of how its Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam would affect human rights before signing off the deal. Ruth Kelly, explains how it will trap Vietnam in a low-profit-low-wage cycle.
In China’s shadow, Hanoi is biting on the trade pact and swallowing its bitter past with the United States.
mardi 15 mars 2016
Singapore has become Vietnam’s leading investment partner after investing more than US$36 billion in numerous local projects, including processing, technology, manufacturing, real estate, construction, transportation, and storage.
mardi 8 mars 2016
A Vietnamese official described China as a top partner of Vietnam with two-way trade of over 66 billion U.S. dollars in 2015 during an event held in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Monday.
dimanche 10 janvier 2016
Economists are scratching their heads over a discrepancy of nearly VND300 trillion (US$13.18 billion) between the estimates of Vietnam's 2015 gross domestic product released by two government agencies, warning that the issue could result in mismanagement.
jeudi 7 janvier 2016
The Vietnam government could sell stakes in some large state-owned enterprises this year, including network provider Mobifone and brewer Sabeco, a finance ministry official said.
dimanche 3 janvier 2016
Vietnam’s economy has the chance to expand at a faster pace than that of China in 2016, and what matters is whether the country can grab the opportunity, an economist has said.
dimanche 27 décembre 2015
Vietnam’s trade deficit with China and several other countries are expected to widen in 2015, the latest customs data show.
Vietnam's economic growth this year accelerated to its highest pace since 2010, supported by robust export-oriented manufacturing and foreign investment.
jeudi 24 décembre 2015
As a graduate from one of Vietnam’s most prestigious schools, 22-year-old Cao would seem to have a bright future ahead of him — if only the past would get out of the way. He’s found his career prospects hemmed in by the lingering legacy of a war that ended nearly two decades before he was born.
Vietnam saw record low inflation of 0.63 percent in 2015 but the rate could rise to 5 percent next year on anticipated increases in electricity, education and healthcare prices, the government said on Thursday.
dimanche 20 décembre 2015
In 2015 was Vietnam’s year to consolidate its diplomatic position in the international arena, 2016 will be crucial for bringing domestic political structures in line with the country’s new position in the global economic and security architecture.
mercredi 16 décembre 2015
Vietnam signed a flurry of Free Trade Agreements in 2015. Does this mean the country is getting involved in a messy geopolitical struggle or is it just business ?
samedi 5 décembre 2015
Vietnam and the European Union inked a new free trade agreement (FTA) Tuesday in a move both sides hailed as a boost for ties as well as the EU’s relationship with Southeast Asia more generally.
mardi 20 octobre 2015
Exports and foreign investment from TPP expected to spur expansion, prime minister says
Vietnam is poised to be the biggest beneficiary of the 12-nation pact, but for the country’s manufacturers, there are downsides
Vietnam’s production of goods like clothing and footwear are likely to grow if the U.S. and other countries ratify the TPP
lundi 12 octobre 2015
Vietnam’s public debt per capita has increased nearly fourfold and surpassed the US$1,000 mark over the last decade, the latest data by The Economist shows.
samedi 10 octobre 2015
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan said the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) creates opportunities but also poses challenges. It will act as a reagent for Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring.
vendredi 9 octobre 2015
In this Southeast Asian country where millions still live on $2 a day farming rice or fitting buttons onto shirts, Silicon Valley chip maker Intel raised eyebrows a decade ago when it launched a semiconductor factory here — the single largest American investment in the country eve
mercredi 7 octobre 2015
An ambitious Pacific Rim trade deal anchored by the U.S. promises to boost the economies of its 12 participating countries by opening their markets to one another, but not all the gains will be spread evenly.