08:40 | 18/01/2019 Economy- Society
In 2019, faced with difficulties and challenges, the industry and trade sector needs to continue accelerating reforms in order to surpass all targets set by the National Assembly, thus creating a long-term and firm foundation for national economic development.
09:45 | 17/01/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Standard Chartered Bank expects Vietnam to grow at a steady 6.9% in 2019, as the focus shifts to sustainable growth. FDI-driven manufacturing and stronger domestic activity is likely to support growth.
Traditional retail is still going strong in Vietnam
09:56 | 14/01/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Despite the rapid growth of electronic commerce, especially in such big cities as the capital Hanoi and the country’s southern hub Ho Chi Minh City, traditional retail channels still retain a firm niche in Vietnam, as the vast majority of consumers prefer them to online shopping.
New reform, development forum makes debut in Hanoi
12:26 | 13/01/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam will become a middle-income nation with the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of US$10,000 and more than half of the population will join the global middle class. This was the vision of Vietnam 2035 presented to hundreds of Vietnamese and foreign participants at the first Vietnam Reform and Development Forum (VRDF) held recently in Hanoi.
Consumer prices set to end year just below growth limit
09:56 | 08/01/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Unpredictable changes in petrol prices and high pork prices were expected to affect the consumer price index (CPI) in the last months of the year. However, the government’s flexible management, changes in foreign markets and relative stability of petrol and pork prices have helped ease the pressure on the CPI.