Vietnam attractive to investors: Russian expert Business

Vietnam attractive to investors: Russian expert

Vietnam has emerged as an attractive destination to investors thanks to its rapid economic growth and high business profits, said Vladimir Potapov, CEO of Russia’s VTB Capital Investments and Senior Vice President of VTB Bank.
Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors World

Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors

Indonesia’s House of Representative passed the 2020 state budget on September 24, focusing on five prioritised fields, to avoid an economic downturn amid a risk of recession in developed economies and a global trade war.
Workshop reviews Vietnam’s growth model reform Business

Workshop reviews Vietnam’s growth model reform

Vietnam’s economic restructuring and growth model reform in 2016-2020 have been benefiting from positive changes in policies and achievements in the 2011-2015 period, according to economist Nguyen Dinh Cung.
Flexible policies needed to cope with economic turbulences Business

Flexible policies needed to cope with economic turbulences

Competent authorities should give top priority to stabilising the macro-economy and applying flexible macro-economic policies to cope with disadvantageous developments of the regional and world economies, heard a seminar held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on July 12.
CPI target for 2019 feasible: experts Business

CPI target for 2019 feasible: experts

The target of keeping the country's inflation below 4 percent is feasible, experts said at a recent seminar held in Hanoi by the Institute of Economics and Finance (IEF) under the Academy of Finance.
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.
Vietnam benefits from firms’ moving out of China Business

Vietnam benefits from firms’ moving out of China

Vietnam, boasting complete infrastructure, abundant industrial property on offer and a line-up of inked free trade pacts, is an attractive destination for world’s leading corporations, who are shifting production out of China due to high costs, said real estate consulting company CBRE Vietnam.
Thai economy shows good performance: SCB World

Thai economy shows good performance: SCB

The Siam Commercial Bank’s (SCB) latest review of the Thai economy reveals a healthy expansion rate despite a decrease in growth due to the global economy, trade war between the United States and China, and uncertainty among private companies on the formation of new government.