JETRO holds trade connection programme Business

JETRO holds trade connection programme

The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) opened “GOOD GOODS Japan 2019” in Hanoi on September 27 to create trade connections between Japanese and Vietnamese enterprises.
Government needs to boost macro-economic stability Business

Government needs to boost macro-economic stability

The Government should enhance macro-economy stability to strengthen the national economy when risks are yet to appear, said members of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council at a meeting on July 2.
HCM City seeks investments for infrastructure Business

HCM City seeks investments for infrastructure

With the aim of attracting more investment for much-needed infrastructure, Ho Chi Minh City is touting its efforts to become a digital- and knowledge-based economy with a highly skilled workforce.
Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent World

Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent

The Philippines’ GDP growth rate for the fourth quarter of 2018 was edged up 6.3 percent from the same period last year, higher than the previous prediction of 6.1 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on April 4.
Hanoi reports 6.99 percent GDP growth in Q1 Business

Hanoi reports 6.99 percent GDP growth in Q1

Hanoi has recorded a GDP growth rate of 6.99 percent in the first quarter of this year, equivalent to the same period in 2018, it was reported at a meeting of the municipal People’s Committee on March 26.
Public debt poses big risk to Vietnam Business

Public debt poses big risk to Vietnam

The state budget deficit, which regularly remains at a high level, and rising public debt are among the biggest macro-economic risks facing Vietnam, making it more difficult for the government to help the economy head towards growth, said Professor Tran Tho Dat, Principal of the National Economics University (NEU).