Vietnam’s economy remains resilient: ADB Business

Vietnam’s economy remains resilient: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has predicted that Vietnam’s economy will maintain healthy growth in 2019 and 2020 at 6.8 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, after growing robustly at 7.1 percent last year.
Deputy PM, WB Vice President hold talks Politics

Deputy PM, WB Vice President hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held talks in Hanoi on September 23 with Senior Vice President and chief economist of the World Bank Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, who is in Vietnam to attend the Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2019.
Philippines benefits from global trade tensions World

Philippines benefits from global trade tensions

The Philippines has gained from the trade war between the US and China, according to a review of export data of the country in the first seven months of 2019 by Maybank Kim Eng analysts.
Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Thailand promotes new policies to lure foreign investment World

Thailand promotes new policies to lure foreign investment

The Thai government on September 10 endorsed a package of measures aimed at attracting more foreign investment, especially to expedite investments from companies seeking to relocate their production plants in the context of the escalating US-China trade tension.
Asia-Pacific countries push ahead with RCEP negotiations World

Asia-Pacific countries push ahead with RCEP negotiations

Officials of 16 Asia-Pacific countries have voiced their commitment to accelerating negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement with the hope of finalising it by November, according to a Thai official.
Seafood exports to China on the mend Business

Seafood exports to China on the mend

Vietnam’s seafood exports to China are expected to rise in the second half of this year to reach the 1.2 billion USD target for the whole of this year as China’s seafood demand is on the rise, and the escalating US-China trade tension is likely to create as an opportunity for Vietnamese exporters to increase their market share in China.
Vietnam - a magnet for M&A deals Business

Vietnam - a magnet for M&A deals

Vietnam has become a favoured destination for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals for foreign investors, particularly those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), China’s Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan as the Asian multinationals see the benefits of having presence in one of the region’s fastest-growing economies.
RCEP negotiations continued in Australia World

RCEP negotiations continued in Australia

Representatives from countries in the Asia-Pacific region gathered in Melbourne, Australia on June 27 for negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).