11:47 | 27/01/2020 Industry
(VEN) - Free trade agreements (FTAs) are offering the textile and garment industry great opportunities to develop and expand export markets around the world.
10:32 | 27/01/2020 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Despite difficulties in domestic and foreign markets, Vietnam was still able to record a US$41.3 billion turnover of agricultural, forestry and fishery exports in 2019, an increase of 3.2 percent compared to a year ago. However, the whole sector only achieved gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.2 percent, lower than the set target of three percent.
2020 marks a quarter-century of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership
11:15 | 26/01/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The year 2020 will be a banner year for Vietnam as it assumes the chair of the 11-member ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) bloc and takes its seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 term. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Hang spoke with Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh about these key roles.
Bright 2020 prospects for foreign investment in Vietnam
10:19 | 24/01/2020 Investment
(VEN) - In 2019, Vietnam attracted US$38.02 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), exceeding the annual forecast. FDI disbursement reached more than US$20.38 billion, the highest annual result so far. These results added bright points to Vietnam’s 2019 economic picture.
Vietnam's top 10 economic developments of 2019
09:25 | 23/01/2020 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam’s economy has made vigorous changes in the context of the world’s complicated economic situation. The year 2019 closed with significant achievements for Vietnam’s economy, building a steady foundation for sustainable development. Vietnam Economic News has listed the year’s top 10 economic developments.
Trust the key to Vietnam’s sustainable draw for investors
09:02 | 27/02/2019 Investment
(VEN) - The disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2018 set a record, increasing 9.1 percent compared to the previous year to US$19.1 billion. The FDI attraction strategy for the 2018-2023 period targeting quality rather than quantity has also achieved initial positive results. These developments reflect growing investor confidence in government efforts to improve the business and investment environment. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Phuong, Tuan Vu and Nguyen Huong recorded the views by representatives of major foreign associations operating in Vietnam.
Vietnam upbeat about 2019 export prospects
08:56 | 25/02/2019 Trade
(VEN) - In 2018, impressive import, export results contributed significantly to Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth and macroeconomic stability, as well as its successful efforts to maintain stable exchange rates, control inflation and improve the balance of payments. The results created an impetus for achieving the targets set for 2019.
Vietnam expects foreign investment surge in 2019
08:48 | 22/02/2019 Investment
(VEN) - Improvements in Vietnam’s business environment and investment attraction are paving the way for Vietnam to attract more investment in 2019. Many domestic and foreign businesses plan to expand investment in the country.