US-China trade deal forces firms to grow Business

US-China trade deal forces firms to grow

The recently signed US-China trade deal, an effort to calm trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies, will force Vietnamese businesses to grow in order to meet the challenges as well as the opportunities it brings, said economic experts.
Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth World

Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth

Due to global weak demand and ongoing trade tensions, State investment in big-ticket infrastructure projects and the government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) flagship appears to be one of the few lifelines that Thailand can bank on to maintain economic growth momentum in 2020.
Top 10 world economic events of 2019 World

Top 10 world economic events of 2019

Below is a recap of ten of the year’s most consequential headlines impacting consumers, investors and financial markets worldwide chosen by the Vietnam News Agency.
Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019 Business

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019

One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of free trade and investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among the top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2019.
Thailand’s exports continue facing hurdles World

Thailand’s exports continue facing hurdles

Thailand’s exports fell for the fourth consecutive month in November, mainly due to lower prices of oil and agricultural products, a slowdown in the world economy, the US-China trade tensions, and rising baht.
Singaporean economy forecast to expand 0.7 pct in 2019: MAS World

Singaporean economy forecast to expand 0.7 pct in 2019: MAS

The Singapore economy is expected to grow 0.7 percent this year, up from 0.6 percent in the previous survey in September, according to the latest quarterly poll of professional forecasters by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released December 11.
ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020 Business

ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised up its growth forecasts for Vietnam from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent for 2019 and from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent for 2020 while trimming its predictions in developing Asia as growth in China and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors.
China no longer the largest investor in Malaysia World

China no longer the largest investor in Malaysia

China is no longer the biggest investor in Malaysia as it has now slipped to third position behind the United States and Japan, according to data provided by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).
WB: Cambodia’s economy remains robust World

WB: Cambodia’s economy remains robust

Cambodia's economy remained robust, underpinned by solid export performance and strong domestic demand, said the latest World Bank Cambodia Economic Update.
PM hails strong growth of Vietnam-RoK ties Business

PM hails strong growth of Vietnam-RoK ties

Joint efforts of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in dealing with difficulties to promote the bilateral comprehensive cooperation have resulted in miracles in partnership between the two countries, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.