Storm over special tax regime Business

Storm over special tax regime

A special high tax proposed by some provinces and cities is being questioned by economists due to its controversial impacts on Vietnam’s tax policies.
Vietnam a top remittance recipient Business

Vietnam a top remittance recipient

Vietnam this year would remain among the top 15 recipients with remittances of roughly 12.5 billion USD from Vietnamese living overseas, a World Bank (WB) report says.
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Myanmar’s economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2014

Myanmar’s economy is set to grow an estimated 6.8 percent next year in the 2013-2014 fiscal year, placing it among Southeast Asia ’s fastest growing economies, although rising inflation threatens the poor.
WB: Vietnam’s economy becomes more stable Business

WB: Vietnam’s economy becomes more stable

Vietnam ’s economy is gradually entering a more stable macroeconomic environment after a prolonged period of heightened turbulence, said a World Bank report.

At a press conference to announce the World Bank’s East Asia-Pacific Economic Update 2012 in Hanoi on May 23, the chief economic expert of the WB in Vietnam, Deepak Mishra said while Vietnam’s economy has started to stabilise, the significant tightening of macroeconomic policies, along with an uncertain global economic environment, are beginning to take a toll on economic growth.