Vietnam has witnessed strong growth in the first half of 2015, driven by buoyant private consumption and foreign direct investment (FDI). These are the elements that are expected to continue to underpin growth in the second half, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Tag - economy
mercredi 23 septembre 2015
mardi 22 septembre 2015
Strong export growth helps the Southeast Asian nation remain on track
jeudi 17 septembre 2015
At Joy Entertainment in Ho Chi Minh City, the co-founders of the Internet game developer are having a meeting, seated on cushions arranged in a circle on the floor.
mardi 15 septembre 2015
Vietnam aims to lift its growth rate over the next five years to an annual average of 6.5%-7% by capitalising on multilateral trade deals, modernising agriculture and boosting investments, its communist party said on Tuesday.
samedi 12 septembre 2015
Vietnam would benefit economically from the wide-ranging reforms that it would have to make under a sweeping Asia-Pacific trade agreement, a new report finds.
vendredi 11 septembre 2015
Vietnam will need around $48 billion from 2016 through 2020 to improve the country’s weak transportation infrastructure, the country’s government says.
dimanche 30 août 2015
Soldier-turned-tycoon Nguyen Huu Duong is a fierce patriot still fighting to protect his country, four decades after battling American forces in the Vietnam War.
jeudi 27 août 2015
It’s a good time to be a startup founder in Vietnam. At least one venture capital firm, 500 Startups, is extremely bullish on the country. It currently backs four Vietnamese tech companies but said it would add another 20 into its portfolio within the next 12 months.
mercredi 19 août 2015
Vietnam devalued the dong for the third time this year and widened the currency’s trading band, the latest sign of stress in Asian exchange rates after China depreciated the yuan last week.
vendredi 14 août 2015
Vietnam’s central bank looks set to devalue the dong again after busting through its goal of limiting depreciation to 2 percent this year as China’s yuan weakened.
mercredi 12 août 2015
Vietnam widened the dong’s trading band on Wednesday to allow the currency to weaken after China, its biggest trade partner, devalued the yuan.
mardi 4 août 2015
BRUSSELS — The European Union said it had agreed in principle on a sweeping free-trade deal with Vietnam that could create a benchmark for future agreements between the bloc and fast-growing Asian economies.
lundi 22 juin 2015
Vietnam is controlling its public debt very well and borrowings from foreign partners have been spent effectively, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said last week.
jeudi 11 juin 2015
For decades, Vietnam has modeled its growth after China’s, with a state-enterprise driven economy and a push toward low-cost manufacturing. Now, the Southeast Asian nation is trying to avoid the debt pitfalls of its larger neighbor.
lundi 25 mai 2015
Vietnam’s economic growth prospect this year is bright, but still on an unsustainable trend given the current development of many sectors of the economy, according to a report of the economic committee under the law-making National Assembly (NA).
lundi 6 avril 2015
HO CHI MINH CITY — Vietnam must sign on to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the United States-backed comprehensive trade plan.
samedi 28 mars 2015
HANOI — In the battle between China and Japan for economic pre-eminence in Asia, Vietnam is center stage. Beijing and Tokyo have plied the country with investment and aid, with an eye to building up low-cost manufacturing bases there. Vietnam’s strategic location on oil-transport routes also plays a part.
dimanche 1 mars 2015
Vietnam topped other regional countries in exporting to the U.S. in 2014 with around US$30.6 billion in shipments, up 24 percent year on year, according to the U.S.’s official data.
samedi 31 janvier 2015
The European Union (EU) will increase non-refundable aid for Vietnam for the 2014-2020 period and will recognize Vietnam’s market economy status when the country meets required criteria, Ambassador-Head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam Dr. Franz Jessen has said.
mercredi 28 janvier 2015
The final negotiation between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on their free trade agreement (FTA) concluded last month right around the time that Russia's economy took a nose dive.
dimanche 25 janvier 2015
Vietnam’s stock strategists say the benchmark index will jump to a seven-year high this year as accelerating economic growth boosts earnings and the cheapest valuations in Southeast Asia lure investors.
dimanche 28 décembre 2014
Vietnam’s economic growth accelerated in the fourth quarter as banks increased lending and rising foreign investment boosted exports.
jeudi 4 décembre 2014
There are early signs of a strengthening economic recovery in Vietnam, with the economy expected to expand by 5.6 percent this year, the World Bank (WB) said in its Taking Stock report, released Wednesday.
jeudi 20 novembre 2014
Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the 14th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business (APK). DW takes a look at the economic situation of the host country and the business opportunities it presents.
The 400 firms the government wants to part-privatise are mostly unappealing
lundi 20 octobre 2014
Vietnam's economy is expected to expand 5.8 percent in 2014, in line with a government target and faster than last year, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on Monday.
lundi 13 octobre 2014
As part of his Europe tour, Vietnam's PM Nguyen Tan Dung is also visiting Germany. In a bid to reduce the over-reliance of his country's economy on China, the premier aims to push forward the EU-Vietnam free trade deal.
dimanche 12 octobre 2014
NEW DELHI - As Vietnam hopes to reduce its dependence on the Chinese economy, its Prime Minister will land on the Indian soil later this month, marking an unprecedented level of intensity of interaction between the two countries - three high-level visits in three consecutive months.
mardi 7 octobre 2014
The Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade has dismissed recent press reports that no local part suppliers are able to make even the screws and bolts ordered by South Korean electronics giant Samsung to serve its production in the Southeast Asian country.
lundi 29 septembre 2014
Vietnam's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 5.62 per cent between January and September this year, up from 5.14 per cent in the first three quarters of 2013 and 4.73 per cent over the same period in 2012.