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8/18/2018 10:30:40 AM

PM urges stronger development of sea-based economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked relevant ministries, sectors and localities to further promote marine potential and advantages, overcome shortcomings and adopt timely measures to turn Vietnam into a rich and strong country based on its maritime economy.

  • 340 EZs and IPs operational in Vietnam

    340 EZs and IPs operational in Vietnam

    Public: 12/19/2016 3:43:31 PM

    Up to the end of November 2016, Vietnam has had 324 industrial zones spanning 91,800 ha of natural land and 16 economic zones with the total ground and water surface areas of 815 ha, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

  • Deepening structural reforms crucial to Vietnam’s productivity-led growth, said WB

    Deepening structural reforms crucial to Vietnam’s productivity-led growth, said WB

    Public: 12/7/2016 5:18:19 AM

    (VNF) - According to the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report, espite a fragile global environment, Vietnam’s economy remains resilient, thanks to robust domestic demand and export-oriented manufacturing.

  • Vietnam Airlines takes delivery of 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    Vietnam Airlines takes delivery of 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    Public: 11/25/2016 11:52:45 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnam Airlines on November 25th celebrated the delivery of its 10th Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport.

  • Woori bank establish legal entity in Vietnam

    Woori bank establish legal entity in Vietnam

    Public: 11/8/2016 5:22:45 AM

    (VNF) - The Republic of Korea’s leading investment bank Woori, after receiving the legal approval from the State Bank of Vietnam for setting up a wholly foreign-owned entity in the nation, joined Vietnam retail banking market on November 7th.

  • EVN reports massive losses, debts in first-half 2016

    Public: 11/7/2016 3:53:13 PM

    Despite a revenue increase, Vietnam Electricity still suffered massive losses and incurred major debts in the first six months of this year, with the state-run power monopoly blaming changes in foreign exchange.

  • Vietnam improves nine steps in Business Environment: WB

    Public: 10/26/2016 10:34:33 PM

    (VNF) - Economies of the East Asia and Pacific region are steadily making progress to ease the process of doing business, finds the WB’s annual ease of doing business report.

  • More than 10,000 ton of iron and steel scraps imported into Vietnam everyday

    More than 10,000 ton of iron and steel scraps imported into Vietnam everyday

    Public: 10/17/2016 3:28:38 PM

    2.7 million tons of iron and steel scraps was imported into Vietnam during the first nine months this year.

  • Vietnam needs USD25bn to solve debt issues: gov’t official

    Vietnam needs USD25bn to solve debt issues: gov’t official

    Public: 10/14/2016 3:21:02 PM

    Resolving the bad debt that is suffocating Vietnamese banks needs actions, not words, along with a US$25 billion budget, a top official from the government’s National Financial Supervisory Commission, said.

  • HCM City provides up to VND2 billion for start-up projects

    HCM City provides up to VND2 billion for start-up projects

    Public: 10/14/2016 2:55:57 PM

    Start-up projects will be provided financial support of up to VND2 billion (US$90,000) sourced from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)’s budget for science and technology development activities.

  • Samsung Vietnam says no cuts in jobs this year despite Note 7 woes

    Samsung Vietnam says no cuts in jobs this year despite Note 7 woes

    Public: 10/13/2016 2:26:50 PM

    Samsung Vietnam will maintain its current staff numbers, the firm said on Wednesday, despite the parent company scrapping its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phone following a series of battery fires.

  • Call for Vietnamese firms to reach global standards

    Call for Vietnamese firms to reach global standards

    Public: 10/12/2016 3:21:56 PM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 11 launched a patriotic emulation movement themed, “Vietnamese business towards integration and development” at a ceremony held in Hanoi on the occasion of Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day (October 13).

  • Vietnam, EU share lessons on green growth strategy

    Vietnam, EU share lessons on green growth strategy

    Public: 10/12/2016 3:06:40 AM

    (VNF) - On October 11th, the Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam co-organized a high-level seminar, titled: ‘Vietnam Green Growth Strategy: Pathways towards Implementing the Paris Agreement - Vietnam & EU Experience”.

  • Industrial production index rises 7.6% in September

    Industrial production index rises 7.6% in September

    Public: 9/30/2016 11:25:19 AM

    The Industrial Production Index (IPI) in September rose 7.6% over a year earlier, bringing the index for the nine months to 7.4%, much lower than 9.9% of the same period last year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • Vietnam re-structures agricultural products for export

    Vietnam re-structures agricultural products for export

    Public: 9/29/2016 4:14:17 PM

    The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta suffered losses due to the severe and prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion last dry season. In addition, changes in agricultural produce exports are reasons for the Ministry of Agriculture and rural development (MARD) to re-structure the agricultural sector.

  • Trade surplus hits USD1.8 billion in seven months

    Trade surplus hits USD1.8 billion in seven months

    Public: 9/29/2016 2:50:22 PM

    Total trade turnover was estimated to reach nearly USD193 billion over the past seven months, reported the General Statistics Office.

  • Vietnamese mango officially available in Australia

    Vietnamese mango officially available in Australia

    Public: 9/26/2016 3:36:54 PM

    After 7 years of negotiations, Vietnamese mango has been officially exported to Australia. This is the second Vietnamese fruit, after litchi, to be imported into the country.

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