SMEs upbeat on export prospects Business

SMEs upbeat on export prospects

Up to 57 percent of surveyed small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam believe they will continue to enjoy growing export, according to a research recently conducted by market research company Harris Interactive on behalf of FedEx Express.
Strong rise in unemployment among graduates: labour ministry Society

Strong rise in unemployment among graduates: labour ministry

The unemployment rate among university graduates and those holding higher degrees in the third quarter of 2017 was 4.51 percent, compared to 3.63 percent in the previous three months, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Clothing likely to remain top export: HSBC Business

Clothing likely to remain top export: HSBC

Clothing and apparel is expected to remain the country's top export item in the foreseeable future, contributing almost 20 percent of the projected growth in total merchandise exports in the decade to 2030, according to an HSBC report.
New Zealand welcomes Vietnamese PM’s visit Politics

New Zealand welcomes Vietnamese PM’s visit

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit is an important opportunity to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Vietnam in 2015, Prime Minister John Key said in a press release issued by the New Zealand Foreign Ministry on March 16.
Business

Vietnam weathers global downturn well: HSBC

Vietnam maintained double-digit export growth last year, weathering the global downturn extremely well, according to HSBC‘s latest Trade Connection Report which was released in Ho Chi Minh City on March 28.
Business

Vietnam to be in world’s top 3 in export growth

Vietnam, together with India and China, is expected to record the strongest export growth at a double-digit level annually throughout the period 2013-2020, according to the latest HSBC Global Connections report.