PMI up but manufacturing still sluggish Business

PMI up but manufacturing still sluggish

The October Purchasing Managers Index rose to 50.1, just above the waterline of 50 and up from the previous month's 49.5, but at that level the manufacturing momentum remains sluggish.
Vietnam’s manufacturing output expands Business

Vietnam’s manufacturing output expands

Manufacturing growth gathered pace in May, with rising client demand leading to record growth in output and new orders, HSBC Vietnam has said in a monthly report it released on June 1.
Vietnam’s PMI records rise in four years Business

Vietnam’s PMI records rise in four years

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of Vietnam rose to 53.5 in April from 50.7 in the previous month, thereby signalling a solid improvement in business conditions, said HSBC Vietnam and Markit Economics Limited.
Domestic demand drives slow growth: HSBC Business

Domestic demand drives slow growth: HSBC

Vietnam's growth, though not stellar, is continuing, as latest high-frequency indicators suggest domestic demand is rebounding, albeit at a gradual pace, according to HSBC's Asian Economics quarterly report.
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Vietnamese firms need long-term vision: WB expert

In 2014, the Government took the initiative to speed up restructuring of State-owned enterprises, but it also needs to strengthen its focus on another pillar of the economy, the private sector, which is key to the nation's future success, said Wendy Jo Werner, the World Bank Group's Practice Group Manager on Trade and Competitiveness for the East Asia and Pacific region.
Vietnamese manufacturing on the rise: HSBC report Business

Vietnamese manufacturing on the rise: HSBC report

Vietnamese manufacturing continued to strengthen in January, supported by a further growth in new orders, according to HSBC's Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index monthly report released on February 2.
Business climate for Vietnam’s manufacturing sector improved: HSBC Business

Business climate for Vietnam’s manufacturing sector improved: HSBC

Business conditions in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector improved slightly in October as output and new orders increased and firms took on extra staff at the fastest rate since January, according to the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) report by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) and Markit Economics.
HSBC: Vietnam’s PMI drops for four straight months Business

HSBC: Vietnam’s PMI drops for four straight months

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of Vietnam posted 50.3 in August, down from 51.7 in July and falling for the fourth consecutive month to signal the weakest improvement in business conditions since November 2013, said HSBC Vietnam and Markit Economics Limited.
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Credibility critical for Vietnam’s economic future

Vietnam's economy has been stable for the first half of the year with a GDP growth rate of 5.18 percent and inflation at 1.38 percent. As there remain difficulties in the year ahead, it is important to continue to confidence-building measures in Vietnam's economy. Dr Vo Tri Thanh, Deputy Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management talks about the issue.
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Vietnamese manufacturing sector reaches 3-year high

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector continued its recent run of improvement in April as the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) hit a new high, surpassing the previous best achieved in April 2011, according to an HSBC monthly report.