Positive growth prospects towards year’s end
09:37 | 29/10/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Given satisfactory results of industrial production in the first half of 2018, especially in key sectors, such as textiles and garments, steel, automobile, oil refining and petrochemicals, economists are predicting Vietnam will achieve the growth targets set for the third quarter and the whole year, creating an impulse for further growth next year. However, the impact of trade tensions between other countries is unavoidable.
New agency to monitor capital of state-owned firms
15:38 | 27/10/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that the newly launched State Capital Management Committee (SCMC), assigned to manage capital at 19 groups and corporations, would create positive changes in state-owned enterprises (SOEs). He spoke at the committee’s inauguration ceremony recently in Hanoi.
Inflation pressure weighs on Vietnam in final months
14:27 | 21/10/2018 Economy- Society
Although full-year inflation will probably be contained at less than 4%, the average consumer price index (CPI) in the first nine months of 2018 was already 3.57%, putting the efforts to curb inflation in the remainder of the year under even greater pressure.
World Food Day calls for action towards zero hunger by 2030
14:23 | 19/10/2018 Economy- Society
The World Food Day 2018 themed "Our action today - Our future tomorrow. A zero hunger world by 2030 is possible" has reminded the international community and nations to commit to eradicating all forms of malnutrition and raise awareness that achieving a zero hunger world by 2030 is possible.