Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and South Korean Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy Sung Yunmo signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Seoul on December 6 on an action plan for attaining USD 100 billion in bilateral trade by 2020.
Vietnam's index of industrial production (IIP) grew by 12 percent in the first two months of this year over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The total assets of the domestic credit institution system were worth nearly VND6,520 trillion (USD310.48 billion) at the end of last year, a 12.2 percent increase over 2013.
(VNF) - The Ho Chi Minh city Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (Hepza) has reported about 700 enterprises in the city returned to work after the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday 2015.
HCM City's major economic indicators were positive in the first two months of the year, with high growth in industry and trade, the municipal People's Committee has said.
(VNF) - The Prime Minister has issued a decision asking the Mekong Delta to purchase and stockpile 1 million tonnes of rice from the 2014-2015 winter-spring crop
Its "golden population" phase and other specific advantages can help Viet Nam exploit well a slew of free trade agreements (FTAs), but there is zero room for complacency, experts and leading industrialists have warned.
State Bank of Viet Nam Governor Nguyen Van Binh told online newspaper Vneconomy that the nature of banking activities is primarily to provide short-term capital and services. The capital market, or the securities market, must therefore take responsibility for providing long-term capital.
(VNF) - The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the second month this year decreased 0.05% over a month earlier but rose 0.34% year on year, reported to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung struck the gong symbolizing the opening of the first trading session of the Year of the Goat at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on February 24th, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.
Vietnam is the fifth most recognised coffee producing country in the US – the world’s largest coffee consuming market, according to a recent survey by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC).
The Government has proposed to the Party Central Committee and the National Assembly a scheme that will reduce bad debts in the nation's banking system this year to three percent of total lending.
As spring is approaching, it’s time to review what has been done in the past year and discuss new prospects for Vietnam in 2015, reported the Voice of Vietnam.
Now that Vietnam’s economy has incited a dilemma and is on a mend, Vietnamese enterprises need to change their concentration to building a top-notch Made-in-Vietnam code with a repute for quality, reported the Voice of Vietnam.
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is expected to be formed by the end of 2015, aims to add impetus to economic development and global integration of regional countries. Vietnamese enterprises will be presented with both challenges and opportunities when they join the community.
The ministries of Industry and Trade, and Finance have asked fuel enterprises to keep retail petrol prices stable during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays.
Vietnam’s exports to China’s Hong Kong saw a significant yearly increase of some 26.7 percent to top USD5.2 billion in 2014, Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau Hoang Chi Trung said.