Consumer finance lures foreign firms Business

Consumer finance lures foreign firms

Consumer finance is proving to be an attractive sector with the number of foreign companies rising through mergers and acquisitions, the news site cafef.vn reported.
 Vietnam’s economy accelerates in nine months Business

Vietnam’s economy accelerates in nine months

Vietnam’s economy witnessed positive changes in the first nine months of 2017 with growth increasing from quarter to quarter, according to Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.
Malaysia PM: ASEAN brings stability, prosperity to region ASEAN

Malaysia PM: ASEAN brings stability, prosperity to region

The operation method of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has brought stability and prosperity to the entire region, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on August 14 to celebrate the bloc’s 50th founding anniversary.
High political determination needed to meet growth target: PM Politics

High political determination needed to meet growth target: PM

The fulfilment of the gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.7 percent in 2017 requires high political determination from ministries and departments as well as corporations, businesses and people, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed at a meeting in Hanoi on August 12.
Government targets 6.4-6.8% growth in 2018 Business

Government targets 6.4-6.8% growth in 2018

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is targeting an economic growth rate of 6.4 percent to 6.8 percent for Vietnam in 2018, according to a document sent to ministries and local authorities with guidelines to develop the socio-economic plan for 2018.
Vietnam records GDP growth slowdown in Q1 Business

Vietnam records GDP growth slowdown in Q1

Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 5.46 percent in the first quarter, slower than the 6.12 percent during the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).