PM calls for efforts to achieve growth target of 6.7 pct
09:24 | 23/05/2017 Economy- Society
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested ministries and sectors to make greater efforts in order to achieve a growth rate of 6.7% in 2017, thus contributing to realising the growth target set for 2016-2020 by the Central Party Committee and the National Assembly.
How to grow more trees, export more timber
09:23 | 22/05/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Wood and timber product exports are among Vietnam’s top 10 export industries. The industry reached export turnover of nearly US$7 billion in 2016, contributing 3.9 percent to the country’s total export turnover. To ensure sustainable development, businesses and afforestation households must cooperate to create a stable source of raw materials with certification, as required by the market.
World Bank foresees Vietnam’s economic growth
10:15 | 16/05/2017 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The economic growth of Southeast Asian nations will be positive over the next three years as domestic demand increases strongly and the global economy gradually recovers, according to a newly issued World Bank forecast. For the Vietnamese economy the bank forecasts growth of 6.3 percent in 2017, and 6.4 percent in each of the next two years.