Export – a bright spot of economic panorama

Export – a bright spot of economic panorama

Vietnam’s export-import exceeded 420 billion USD for the first time in 2017, of which export recorded the highest growth of 21.1 percent over the past seven years with 29 commodities joining the one billion USD club.

31.4 trillion VND used in new-style rural area building

31.4 trillion VND used in new-style rural area building

About 31.4 trillion VND (1.38 billion USD) was used in building new-style rural areas in 2017, heard a conference held by the Central Coordination Office on New Rural Development on January 8.

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Budget deficit target set at 3.7 percent of GDP

Budget deficit target set at 3.7 percent of GDP

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) expects to keep this year’s State budget deficit at 3.7 percent of the GDP, below the 3.9 percent mandated by the National Assembly.

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Vietnam real estate marks successful 2017

Vietnam real estate marks successful 2017

Vietnam witnessed positive development in the real estate market in 2017 with increased transactions of apartments and reduction in real estate inventory.

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Cyber Command asked to safeguard national sovereignty in cyberspace

Cyber Command asked to safeguard national sovereignty in cyberspace

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the freshly-established Cyber Command to become a loyal, disciplinary, intelligent, and clear-headed force which is strong enough to protect the national sovereignty in cyberspace.

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Retailers under pressure as more foreign peers predicted to come

Retailers under pressure as more foreign peers predicted to come

Foreign retail businesses who came and introduced modern trade methods, technology together with professional management skills, have posed a big challenge to Vietnamese retailers.

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2017 – one of most successful years of Vietnam’s diplomacy: Deputy PM

2017 – one of most successful years of Vietnam’s diplomacy: Deputy PM

2017 is one of the most successful years of Vietnam’s diplomacy, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in a recent article.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.