GDP growth target of 6.5-percent remains major challenge: Deputy Minister Business

GDP growth target of 6.5-percent remains major challenge: Deputy Minister

Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the first quarter of 2021 was 4.48 percent, lower than the 5.2 percent scenario projected for the “new normal” situation, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong, noting that this adds more pressure on the remaining months of this year so the target of 6.5-percent growth can be achieved.
Philippines revises down 2019 GDP growth target World

Philippines revises down 2019 GDP growth target

The Philippines on March 13 lowered its GDP growth target for this year to 6-7 percent, instead of 7-8 percent, citing the impact of a delay in the approval from the legislature for this year's budget.
Vietnam’s economy enjoys auspicious start Business

Vietnam’s economy enjoys auspicious start

Vietnam’s economy enjoyed a more sustainable growth in the first quarter of the year with a strong economic expansion of 7.38 percent, the best first-quarter performance in the last decade.
Production improvement needed to fulfill GDP growth target Politics

Production improvement needed to fulfill GDP growth target

Deputies to the 14th National Assembly have agreed that the Government should continue creating favourable conditions for investors and boosting production, especially in industry and services, to achieve the tough set GDP growth target of 6.7 percent for 2017.
Economic growth discussed in NA Politics

Economic growth discussed in NA

To realise the GDP growth target of between 6.3-6.5 percent in 2016, the growth rate in the final quarter of this year must reach between 7.09 -7.71 percent.