Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO Business

Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO

The gross domestic product (GDP) in the first nine months of 2020 and the third quarter respectively grew 2.12 percent and 2.62 percent from a year earlier, the slowest pace in 10 years. However, this is still a success amid numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy PM requests continued trade amid nCoV fight Business

Deputy PM requests continued trade amid nCoV fight

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked for the continuation of trade with China amid tightened control of activities at border gates and border crossings to fight the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
WB: Cambodia’s economy remains robust World

WB: Cambodia’s economy remains robust

Cambodia's economy remained robust, underpinned by solid export performance and strong domestic demand, said the latest World Bank Cambodia Economic Update.
Growth of many sectors slows down in Q1: VEPR Business

Growth of many sectors slows down in Q1: VEPR

The future of the Vietnamese economy in 2019may become more unstable due to impacts from shocks in the international market, according to the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.
ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war World

ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war

A trade war waged by the US is likely to deliver a further blow to China’s economy in 2019, but the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) may benefit from the dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, according to Japan’s Kyodo News.
Shares to grow slower in next two weeks Business

Shares to grow slower in next two weeks

Vietnamese shares are forecast to rise at a slower pace over the last two weeks of the year amid worries about volatile global markets and falling domestic purchases despite the upcoming quarterly earnings season.
IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand World

IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its Thai economic growth projections for this year and next from 3.9 percent to 4.6 percent and 3.8 percent to 3.9 percent, respectively.
ASEAN – a priority economic partner of France ASEAN

ASEAN – a priority economic partner of France

French businesses are looking to promote their technology and products in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), aiming to raising France’s competitiveness in a region until now dominated by goods from Japan, the Republic of Korea and China.
Indonesia worries about economic prospects in 2018 ASEAN

Indonesia worries about economic prospects in 2018

Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani has warned of global risks that could affect the country's economic situation as well as its efforts to reach the development targets in 2018, the Antara news agency reported on September 8.