Minister praises record 2020 trade surplus
06:00 | 12/02/2021 Trade
(VEN) - Foreign trade and international economic integration were the highlights of Vietnam’s 2020 economic performance. Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan discussed this with Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Bright forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2021
06:00 | 11/02/2021 Economy
(VEN) - Domestic and foreign economic organizations forecast Vietnam’s economy will grow as much as 6.8-7 percent this year, exceeding the six percent target set by the National Assembly and the 6.5 percent target set by the government - if the country takes synchronous measures to make the most of the free trade agreements (FTAs) it has signed.
Foreign trade, a highlight on Vietnam’s 2020 economic picture
06:00 | 10/02/2021 Trade
(VEN) - In 2020, Vietnam exported goods worth an estimated US$281.5 billion and imported goods worth US$262.4 billion, up 6.5 and 3.6 percent from 2019, respectively, posting a trade surplus of US$19.1 billion, the highest level in five consecutive years since 2016, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
La Gan Offshore Wind Farm to create thousands of jobs
16:40 | 04/02/2021 Industry
In Vietnam, offshore wind energy offers more than a clean and secure energy source – offshore wind presents an exciting opportunity for local economic growth and skills development. In other countries, offshore wind has proven to be a source of sustainable job creation, due to its long and sophisticated supply chain. If implemented at scale, offshore wind has the potential to bring huge economic benefits to Vietnam.