Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB Business

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

The World Bank released its Global Economic Prospects report, forecasting a global 2017 economic growth rate of 2.7 percent and a Vietnamese growth rate of 6.3 percent, lower than the 6.7 percent goal set by the government.
Society

HCM City: 12 dykes made from uPVC sheets inaugurated

Twelve of the 14 dykes made of uPVC sheet in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 12, an environmentally sustainable construction material, were inaugurated at a ceremony held by the Saigon Industry Corporation (CNS) on April 22 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

Saigon high-tech firm to build IC-making factory

Saigon Semiconductor Technology Inc. (SSTI) has been awarded an investment certificate to build a factory in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 that costs more than 257.5 million USD for making semiconductor integrated circuits (IC), a local newspaper reported.
Business

Semiconductors offer ‘huge opportunities'

The market for integrated circuits and semiconductors in Vietnam has huge potential, offering great opportunities for domestic and foreign enterprises to invest in and develop the industry, experts said at the SEMI Vietnam Semiconductor Strategy Summit in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.