Business

Outlook positive for local markets

Vietnam's stock market is expected to grow further towards the end of 2014, with the VN-Index possibly hitting 650 points, experts said at a meeting held in Hanoi on August 20.
ICT service market grows by 10 percent Sci-Tech

ICT service market grows by 10 percent

Despite macroeconomic challenges, spending in Vietnam for IT services increased 9.9 percent to 446 million USD in 2013, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).
Business

ADB warns of risks for Asian bond markets

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets have weathered the recent market volatility well but risks to the markets are ticking up and countries need to be prepared.
Price, quality of rice exports to Africa scrutinised Business

Price, quality of rice exports to Africa scrutinised

Africa is considered as a promising market for Vietnamese rice. Increasing the export of high-quality rice to Africa will help Vietnam raise the value of the sale of the grain to this market. Report by the Vietnam Economic News.
World

IMF: SE Asia economic growth to slow down

Economic growth across Southeast Asia will slow down as their central banks tighten monetary policies and the US Federal Reserve scales back its stimulus program, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts. 
Japan, Myanmar discuss economic cooperation World

Japan, Myanmar discuss economic cooperation

On February 4, Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso and senior Myanmar officials discussed bilateral economic cooperation, including how to help small Japanese businesses enter the emerging market.
Chile appreciates Vietnam’s partnership Business

Chile appreciates Vietnam’s partnership

The Chilean Library of Congress has affirmed the increasing importance of Vietnam ’s partnership with both Chile and the Latin American region in a statement published on their website.