High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted Business

High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted

Vietnam has emerged as a destination for large tech firms as the trade dispute between the US and China continues to intensify with no end in sight. However, whether and how much Vietnam can take advantage of the shifting FDI flow out of China remains to be seen.
Stock market sees positive growth in Q1 Business

Stock market sees positive growth in Q1

The stock market’s growth in the first quarter of 2019 was fairly positive with 15 out of the 18 sectors gaining higher scores and a strong flow of money poured into the market through exchange traded funds.
Growth of many sectors slows down in Q1: VEPR Business

Growth of many sectors slows down in Q1: VEPR

The future of the Vietnamese economy in 2019may become more unstable due to impacts from shocks in the international market, according to the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
Economic growth could reach 6.9 percent in 2019: VEPR Business

Economic growth could reach 6.9 percent in 2019: VEPR

Vietnam’s economic growth could reach 6.9 percent in 2019, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to the 2019 socio-economic development plan adopted by the National Assembly, in the context that Vietnam is benefiting from the US-China trade tension
Fuel prices set to put pressure on inflation Business

Fuel prices set to put pressure on inflation

Increases in environmental protection taxes on petroleum from the beginning of next year would weigh heavily on inflation, especially as fuel prices rise worldwide, according to the Vietnam Institute For Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
VN currency suffers from US-China trade war Business

VN currency suffers from US-China trade war

The Government will have to decide either to devalue the Vietnamese dong further against the US dollar to support exports and avoid cheaper Chinese goods to flood in the local market, or keep the USD/VND exchange rate stable to avoid increased public debt and control inflation as the US-China trade war accelerates.