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.
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).
Growth targets for 2019 feasible: Experts Business

Growth targets for 2019 feasible: Experts

Experts say the target growth rate of 6.6 to 6.8% for 2019 set by the National Assembly is feasible. They also said the GDP target was likely to be surpassed due to opportunities from the US-China tra
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).
Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth Business

Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth

Vietnam’s economy maintained impressive growth in the second quarter this year, according to a macroeconomic report released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) in Hanoi on July 11.
Wealth inequality drags growth: experts Society

Wealth inequality drags growth: experts

As the world faces a crisis in wealth distribution, some experts doubt if the accumulation of capital will encourage innovation and investment, but instead, lead to multiple tax burdens and increase the gap between rich and poor.
Bright economy dimmed by public debt: report Business

Bright economy dimmed by public debt: report

Vietnam experienced a relatively stable macroeconomic situation in 2017, in accordance with general global economic trends, but experts warned there will be obstacles to maintaining such momentum in the turbulent environment of 2018, according to a report by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
Vietnam warned of increasing dependence on foreign capital Business

Vietnam warned of increasing dependence on foreign capital

Indexes for 2017 second quarter reflected Vietnam’s increasing dependence on foreign direct investment (FDI), said the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) in its recent report on the performance of the economy in the quarter.