Revise GDP goal despite Q3 bump: experts Business

Revise GDP goal despite Q3 bump: experts

Economic growth this year would climb up to 6 percent on the back of recovery signs shown in the third quarter, falling short of the 6.7 percent target set by the Government.

Revised management policies vital to healthy economy

Restructuring management policies during the international integration process is the key to a steady, healthy and prosperous economy, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) said on March 19, citing comments by leading policymakers and economists.

Bank of Thailand maintains 2.25 pct interest rate

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) on January 22 maintained its key interest rate at 2.25 percent in the face of growing worries about the impact of anti-government protests on the country’s economic prospects.

Garment and textile sector leads nation’s exports

The garment and textile sector performed well in 2009, leading as the nation’s major export item despite impacts of the global economic slowdown, according to the General Office of Statistics.

Garment and textiles earned over 9 billion USD, a decrease of 1.3 percent since the previous year. However, the sector did surpass crude oil’s year-end revenue, which once led the country’s export list.