October 7, 2017

Survey reflects optimistic business outlook for Q4 Việt Nam’s enterprises feel positive about the business climate for the fourth quarter, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. The office reported that 52.6 percent of enterprises in the domestic processing and manufacturing sector, participating in its survey on business […]

October 4, 2017

GDP growth rate strongly increases in third quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate has been up quarter by quarter this year and reached 7.46 percent in the third quarter, a strong increase compared to 5.15 percent the first and 6.28 percent in the second quarter. That was announced at a meeting presided over by […]

September 26, 2017

World Bank Group announces new strategy in Vietnam The World Bank Group on September 22 announced the Vietnam Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for 2017- 2022 at a workshop in Dong Thap province in the presence of World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione and representatives from 13 Mekong Delta provinces. Representatives said the CPF […]

September 21, 2017

Regional links key for south Viet Nam trade Promoting regional linkage from production to distribution is essential to turn the country’s southern part into a trade hub. Efforts have been made to establish regional linkage in recent years but there were bottlenecks to be removed to create breakthroughs, especially in developing a supply chain and […]

September 19, 2017

The World Bank Group (WBG) last week announced its new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) with Vietnam for the 2017-2022 period. Under the CPF, the proposed WBG framework for engagement in Vietnam for the financial years 2018-2022 is organised around three focus areas, including enabling inclusive growth and private sector participation, investment in people and knowledge, […]

September 16, 2017

Ho Chi Minh City Named World’s 2nd Most Dynamic City Technology and innovation propel the economic hub and Hanoi into the top 10 of fastest changing cities around the world. Vietnam is one of the most dynamic countries in the world with Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi both named in the top 10 cities […]

September 14, 2017

Vietnam Can Benefit More From Global Value Chains: WB Report Higher value added activities and boosting linkages between domestic firms with foreign markets and investors can help Vietnam move up global value chains, says two new World Bank Group reports. Launched at a conference jointly organized by Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade and the […]

September 13, 2017

Ho Chi Minh City Receives $3 Billion In Remittance Overseas remittances flowing into Ho Chi Minh City touched US$3 billion in the first eight months of 2017, a 5 per cent increase compared to the same period last year. Sharing the data, the State Bank of Việt Nam’s Ho Chi Minh City branch said that […]

September 8, 2017

Foreign Investment On The Rise In Viet Nam The foreign investment is looking up, as the total capital pledged for investment in the country until August 20 was nearly equal to that for the entire 2016. The reports from the Foreign Investment Agency showed that foreign investors had registered to invest US$23.36 billion into Viet […]