IMF pledges further support for Vietnam Business

IMF pledges further support for Vietnam

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to cooperate with and assist Vietnam in policy consultancy and capacity improvement, the IMF’s newly-accredited Resident Representative in Vietnam Francois Painchaud has said.
14th G20 Summit opens in Osaka World

14th G20 Summit opens in Osaka

The 14th G20 Summit opened in Osaka, Japan on the morning of June 28 with the participation of leaders from G20 economies and eight guest countries, as well as leaders of nine organisations, including the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB).
Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening World

Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening

The exchange rate of the rupiah, Indonesia’s currency, of banks in Jakarta is forecast to continue falling after a series of demonstrations protesting the results of vote counting of the General Elections Commission.
WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019 World

WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019

Cambodia’s economy is projected to expand 7 percent in 2019, lower than the rate of 7.5 percent recorded in the previous year as export moderate in line with a fall in global demand, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report.
Malaysian, Argentinean firms to set oil joint venture World

Malaysian, Argentinean firms to set oil joint venture

Argentina’s state-controlled energy company YPF and Malaysia’s Petronas will form a joint venture to invest 2.3 billion USD over the next four years in the Latin American country’s Vaca Muerta shale oil fields.
PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore Politics

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.
Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019 World

Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha will deliver a vision statement in preparation for the country’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore from November 13-15, the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
Private sector’s role in global trade highlighted World

Private sector’s role in global trade highlighted

Nearly 400 representatives of Governments and businesses, and experts at the New Economy Forum in Singapore on November 6-7 agreed on the need to promote the private economic sector in order to increase the firm connectivity of the global trade.