EVFTA - a lever for Vietnam’s economic growth Business

EVFTA - a lever for Vietnam’s economic growth

The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Hanoi on June 30 after six years of negotiation is expected to serve as a lever for the growth of Vietnam’s economy and business community.
January-June GDP picks up 6.76 percent Business

January-June GDP picks up 6.76 percent

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 6.76 percent, fueled by stable macro-economy, impressive rice exports, declining unemployment rate, and robust economic production, Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam said at a press conference on June 28.
Vietnam, Argentina step up trade ties Business

Vietnam, Argentina step up trade ties

The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina and the Argentine Chamber of Commerce for Asia on June 6 co-organised a workshop to introduce business cooperation opportunities in Vietnam.
Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019 World

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

Singapore’s annual economic growth slipped to the lowest rate in nearly a decade during this year’s first quarter as manufacturing slowed down in the wake of the prolonged US-China trade war, prompting a downgrade to the city-state’s full-year growth forecast.
APEC economies vow support for free trade World

APEC economies vow support for free trade

Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.
Private economy - a driving force for Hanoi Business

Private economy - a driving force for Hanoi

The private sector is seen as a mainstay of Hanoi’s economic development as the nearly 250,000 firms make up 40 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and generate jobs for over 50 percent of the labourers in the city.
Private sector has big role in HCM City’s economic development Business

Private sector has big role in HCM City’s economic development

Seeing the important role of the private sector to local development, Ho Chi Minh City will work to attract more private investment to carry out smart urban area projects and branch out Industry 4.0 services, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
VNDirect sees post-tax profit up 31 pct in 2019 Business

VNDirect sees post-tax profit up 31 pct in 2019

VNDirect Securities Corporation (VNDS) expects its post-tax profit to grow 31 percent year on year in 2019 to 487 billion VND (20.9 million USD), attendees heard at the firm’s annual shareholder meeting on April 18.