More long-term support needed Business

More long-term support needed

The Government should have more long-term policies and packages supporting and aiding businesses to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has said.
Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry Business

Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) has said that Moody's Investors Service’s decision to place Vietnam’s Ba3 rating under review for downgrade due to delayed payments on an obligation of the Vietnamese Government was improper as the Government has never delayed meeting debt repayment obligations.
Indonesia’s external debt still under control: BI World

Indonesia’s external debt still under control: BI

Indonesia’s external debt remained under control at healthy levels, apparent from its about 37 percent external debt-to-Gross Domestic Product ratio at the end of February, relatively unchanged from the earlier month and within the average of peer nations, according to a statement from the Bank Indonesia (BI).
Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders Business

Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Kevin McAllister, Executive Vice President of the US’s Boeing Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, in Hanoi on February 27.
Positive outlook forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2018  Business

Positive outlook forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2018

The outlook for Vietnam’s economic growth in 2018 is quite bright thanks to positive economic performance in the first quarter, said Tran Quoc Phuong, Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's National Economic Issues Department.
WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further Business

WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
Bright economy dimmed by public debt: report Business

Bright economy dimmed by public debt: report

Vietnam experienced a relatively stable macroeconomic situation in 2017, in accordance with general global economic trends, but experts warned there will be obstacles to maintaining such momentum in the turbulent environment of 2018, according to a report by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).