Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released  Business

Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019 released

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Industry Agency and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on October 22 released the Vietnam Industry White Paper 2019.
High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted Business

High-tech FDI shouldn’t be taken for granted

Vietnam has emerged as a destination for large tech firms as the trade dispute between the US and China continues to intensify with no end in sight. However, whether and how much Vietnam can take advantage of the shifting FDI flow out of China remains to be seen.
Credit growth expanded 7.33 percent in H1 Business

Credit growth expanded 7.33 percent in H1

The banking sector reported a credit growth of 7.33 percent in the first half of this year compared to the end of 2018, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung said.
Exchange rate to be stable in 2019 Business

Exchange rate to be stable in 2019

The Vietnamese Dong would remain stable against the US dollar in the near future, supported by the country’s robust foreign direct investment (FDI), a healthy current account surplus, and by the central bank’s active intervention, experts forecast.
Industrial property boosts appeal to investors Business

Industrial property boosts appeal to investors

A large number of companies from Europe, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and China are choosing to invest in building manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, promising a boost to the development of the industrial property segment.
PM says hosting DPRK-US summit was big success for Vietnam Politics

PM says hosting DPRK-US summit was big success for Vietnam

Hosting the recent summit between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States of America (USA) was a big success for Vietnam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while chairing a regular government meeting in Hanoi on March 1.
National IIP up about 8 percent in January Business

National IIP up about 8 percent in January

Vietnam’s industrial production index (IIP) in January expanded 7.9 percent year-on-year, much lower than the growth rate of 22.1 percent the same time last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).