Specialty produce program improves farmers’ incomes
09:41 | 26/09/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - As of late June 2019, 10 of the 14 northern mountainous provinces and cities approved projects for implementing the “One Commune One Product” Program (OCOP) to standardize 577 products at a total estimated cost of VND816.8 billion by 2020.
Siemens Healthineers: Transforming data into knowledge for better care
09:40 | 23/09/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Increasing patient numbers, shrinking reimbursement rates, and the shift to result-oriented remuneration models - the healthcare industry is facing constant change. Fabrice Leguet, Managing Director and President, Southeast Asia, Siemens Healthineers, told Vietnam Economic News’ Doan Duyen on digitalizing the market and rapid technological progresses accompanied by changed regulatory demands, cost pressure, and growing customer expectations.
EU trade pact offers great opportunities for the agricultural sector
14:47 | 22/09/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) provides a major opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to enter a lucrative market of 508 million people and gross domestic product (GDP) of around US$18 trillion. Agricultural businesses, in particular, are expected to create a breakthrough in order to increase exports and avoid dependence on traditional markets.
Four percent CPI growth for 2019 said to be feasible
09:17 | 13/09/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - In the first seven months of 2019, the consumer price index (CPI) grew 2.61 percent compared with the same period last year - the lowest seven-month CPI growth in the last three years. Therefore, experts believe curbing the 2019 CPI below four percent is a feasible objective.