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.
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.
(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.
(VNF) - Vietnam Airlines on November 25th celebrated the delivery of its 10th Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport.
(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.
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.
(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.
2.7 million tons of iron and steel scraps was imported into Vietnam during the first nine months this year.
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.
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 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.
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).
(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”.
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).
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.
Total trade turnover was estimated to reach nearly USD193 billion over the past seven months, reported the General Statistics Office.
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.