Planning-investment sector sets tasks for 2021 Business

Planning-investment sector sets tasks for 2021

The planning and investment sector has sketched out 13 major tasks for 2021, focusing on introducing measures to support the implementation of socio-economic targets in the 2021-2025 period, economic restructuring, and renovation of the growth model.
Disbursement of public investment at record since 2016 Business

Disbursement of public investment at record since 2016

The disbursement of public investment was estimated at 398 trillion VND (17.24 billion USD) as of the end of December, meeting 82.8 percent of the Government’s plan – the highest rate in the 2016-20 period, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam seeks widespread digital transformation Sci-Tech

Vietnam seeks widespread digital transformation

National digital transformation will not only be conducted at State and Government agencies but go far beyond, especially at enterprises, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong told a Government press conference on January 4.
Government mulls roadmap to reopen economy post-COVID-19 Business

Government mulls roadmap to reopen economy post-COVID-19

Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung answered questions about the roadmap for reopening the economy following the COVID-19 pandemic and about national digital transformation during a Government press briefing in Hanoi on January 4.
Vietnam makes progress in fight against IUU fishing Business

Vietnam makes progress in fight against IUU fishing

The European Commission (EC) has made positive assessment of Vietnam’s fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing following two inspections in the past over three years since EC imposed a “yellow card” on Vietnam’s export of aquatic products to Europe.
People-to-people diplomacy needs reform: Official Politics

People-to-people diplomacy needs reform: Official

Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, Tran Quoc Vuong, has called for more effort to renew the content and method and increase the efficiency of people-to-people diplomacy.
EVFTA brings first success with plenty more to come Business

EVFTA brings first success with plenty more to come

Since its entry into force on August 1, the European Union (EU) – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has brought first successes, reflected by the strong growth of Vietnam’s exports to the EU in recent months and opened significant opportunities for sustainable development in bilateral trade.