Ninth ASEAN ministerial meeting on disaster management held ASEAN

Ninth ASEAN ministerial meeting on disaster management held

The ninth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM), the 10th Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) and related meetings were held virtually from October 11-14.
EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times World

EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times

Given the COVID-19 epidemic, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which entered into force in August 2020, has helped to boost two-way trade and buffer the impact of the economic downturn, according to an article posted on October 13 by The Business Times of Singapore.
Vietnam's economic growth to recover from Q4: Economist Business

Vietnam's economic growth to recover from Q4: Economist

The Vietnamese economy is likely to gradually recover from the fourth quarter of 2021 and escape the minus growth seen in the third quarter thanks to the activeness of the business community and the Government’s efforts to remove obstacles facing enterprises, held economist Nguyen Bich Lam who is former Director General of the General Statistics Office.
Seafood exports in September down, recovery slow Business

Seafood exports in September down, recovery slow

Vietnam’s seafood exports continued falling 23 percent in September, following a significant decline of 36 percent in August, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1 percent ASEAN

AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1 percent

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has estimated that the ASEAN+3 region will grow by 6.1 percent this year and 5 percent in 2022 after posting flat growth in 2020, due to the third wave of COVID-19 infections triggered by Delta variant.
Cambodia calls for start of ASEAN Travel Corridor process World

Cambodia calls for start of ASEAN Travel Corridor process

Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has emphasised the importance of implementing the ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement Framework to enable travel and business activities across the region to gradually return to normal, towards the establishment of a standing working group to kick-start this process.
Vietnam still sees optimistic economic outlook in 2022: scholar Business

Vietnam still sees optimistic economic outlook in 2022: scholar

Vietnam's economy has slowed down due to the prolonged impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are still many optimistic forecasts about the country’s economic outlook in 2022, Dr Tran Thi Hong Minh, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), told the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
ADB remains bullish about Vietnam’s economic prospects despite COVID-19 Business

ADB remains bullish about Vietnam’s economic prospects despite COVID-19

Although the Vietnamese economy has been greatly affected by impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, that has tightened the labour supply, lowered industrial output, and disrupted agricultural value chains, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) remains bullish about the country’s prospects in the medium and long term.