Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020 Business

Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020

With its outstanding achievements over the past three decades, Vietnam is a development success story and continues to perform well even in the pandemic on a range of indicators, including trade, growth and human capital, Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank, has said.
Fiscal, monetary policies to be more proactive, flexible Business

Fiscal, monetary policies to be more proactive, flexible

Fiscal and monetary tools and policies should be governed in a more proactive and flexible manner from now to year’s end in order to maintain macro-economic stability and boost growth, according to the National Advisory Council on Financial and Monetary Policies.
Gov’t urged to be given more power to draw investments Business

Gov’t urged to be given more power to draw investments

National Assembly deputies continued discussing a report on supplementary assessment of the implementation of the legislature’s resolution on socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2019, as well as socio-economic performance in early 2020, during a plenary session on June 15.
WB advises Vietnam on maximising benefits of EVFTA Business

WB advises Vietnam on maximising benefits of EVFTA

The World Bank (WB) has issued several recommendations to help Vietnam enhance its international integration and capitalise on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to come into effect shortly.
EVFTA to boost Vietnam’s growth in long term: GSO head Business

EVFTA to boost Vietnam’s growth in long term: GSO head

The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), scheduled to become effective in July, will help improve Vietnam’s business and investment climate and boost its institutional reform, thus contributing to fostering its growth in a long term, according to an official.
Expert: EVFTA – a lever to lure quality investment Business

Expert: EVFTA – a lever to lure quality investment

The European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers chances for Vietnam to boost exports and attract more quality investment, said Dr. Vo Tri Thanh, Director of the Institute for Brand and Competitiveness Strategy.
FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister Business

FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister

Joining new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) ​​will help Vietnam diversify its economic and trade relations, especially expanding import and export markets, avoiding excessive dependence on a specific region and helping the economy cope better with external fluctuations.