Innovation, creativity - foundation for economic restructuring: PM Politics

Innovation, creativity - foundation for economic restructuring: PM

Breakthroughs in science-technology or innovation and creativity should be added to the initial draft on socio-economic development strategies to be summited to the 13th National Party Congress, laying the foundation for the economic restructuring and renovation of growth model, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Vietnamese enterprises to boost digital transformation Sci-Tech

Vietnamese enterprises to boost digital transformation

Increasing profit a few hundred percent, saving billions of dollars in technology costs, operating complex data systems in real time, transforming appropriate business models, improving operational efficiency and personalising customer experience on large-scale digital platforms at fast speed were the benefits of digital transformation, said Dr. Phuong Tram, FPT head consultant on digital transformation and former DuPont CIO at a seminar in Hanoi this week.
World Bank asked to continue providing technical support for Vietnam Business

World Bank asked to continue providing technical support for Vietnam

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh has suggested that the World Bank (WB) continue providing Vietnam with capital and technical support and have a mechanism for the country’s ‘graduation’ from international development assistance (IDA) sources to maintain its sustainable achievements in socio-economic development and poverty reduction.
PM: Planning ministry needs renewed approach Politics

PM: Planning ministry needs renewed approach

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to shift its way of thinking in order to meet the national development demands, during a working session in Hanoi on February 19.
Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency Business

Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency

The General Statistics Office (GSO) will continue improving the quality of its statistics and increasing information sharing with ministries and sectors, thus better serving the Government’s management over the macro-economy and socio-economic development, GSO General Director Nguyen Bich Lam said.
Hai Phong sets socio-economic targets for 2019 Business

Hai Phong sets socio-economic targets for 2019

The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of the northern port city of Hai Phong is expected to grow 15.5 percent and its domestic budget collection is projected to exceed 26.3 trillion VND (1.1 billion USD) in 2019.
Hanoi leader receives new Canadian ambassador Politics

Hanoi leader receives new Canadian ambassador

Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung hosted a reception in the capital city on January 29 for the newly-accredited Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam, Deborah Paul.
Hanoi city targets 7.4-7.6% economic growth in 2019 Business

Hanoi city targets 7.4-7.6% economic growth in 2019

The Hanoi People’s Committee has set 22 targets for socio-economic development in 2019, focusing on State budget restructuring, improvement of its investment and business environment and promotion of the innovation and startup ecosystem.
Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019 Business

Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019

Vietnam has experienced a year of socio-economic achievements. For example, economic growth continues at a high level; the macroeconomic environment remains stable; inflation is under control; the trade surplus is at record levels; and the State budget deficit is stable.
Hai Phong sets socio-economic targets for 2019 Business

Hai Phong sets socio-economic targets for 2019

The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of the northern port city of Hai Phong is expected to grow 15.5 percent and its domestic budget collection is projected to exceed 26.3 trillion VND (1.1 billion USD) in 2019.
Highlights in economic growth in 2018 Business

Highlights in economic growth in 2018

The year 2018 ends with several records, which are the highlights in the national economic panorama, laying the firm foundation for the country to strive to successfully implement the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress and Resolution 142/2016/QH13 on the five-year socio-economic development plan for 2016-2020.
Party, State leader warns against self-satisfaction Politics

Party, State leader warns against self-satisfaction

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong acknowledged the country’s 2018 socio-economic development achievements but warned against self-satisfaction when attending the Government’s meeting with localities on December 28.