Exports make positive contributions to national economy
08:32 | 22/04/2018 Economy- Society
Economic growth in the first quarter of 2018 hit a record high of 7.38 pct, the highest level since 2008, which was partly attributed to the positive growth of exports. Contrary to previous concerns, Vietnam's export revenue of goods climbed sharply in the first months of 2018, creating an optimistic beginning towards fulfilling the targets set for the entire year despite considerable challenges from international trade.
Protecting farmers from climate affect a priority: UN
13:04 | 20/04/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - According to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), between 2005 and 2015 natural disasters cost the agricultural sectors of developing economies US$96 billion in damaged or lost crop and livestock production. The report was presented at a conference held in Hanoi on March 15 and 16 to promote implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the agricultural sectors of Asia and the Pacific.
HCMC targets business promotion breakthrough
09:58 | 19/04/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is striving for a breakthrough in business promotion policy to increase the contribution of local enterprises to its socioeconomic development, said HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan at a March 17 meeting between HCMC leadership and leading businesses.
Mekong region business summit launched
09:26 | 18/04/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The first Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Business Summit opened in Hanoi on March 30 as part of the sixth GMS Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Summit (CLV-10). The GMS Business Summit attracted more than 2,000 domestic and foreign entrepreneurs.
Competitiveness index boosts business climate improvement
08:32 | 16/04/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) report has been produced since 2005 to evaluate the ease of doing business, economic governance, and administrative reforms by the municipal and provincial government. After 13 years of implementation, PCI has become the driving force in helping localities to promote reforms and improve their business environment.