The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has not only been serving as a driver for global growth, facilitating trade and investment, but also playing a pioneering role in responding to natural disasters, developing clean energy, preserving biodiversity, and stepping up trade in environmental goods.
The AXA Investment Managers Asia headquartered in Singapore recently published an article which elucidates the reasons behind Vietnam’s high ranking on economic performance and discusses the prospects for broadening the country’s position in the regional and global production ecosystems.
The Vietnamese Government is always ready to create the best conditions for and stand side-by-side with European firms operating in the country, while wishing that EU countries facilitate Vietnamese investments in fields that Europe has demand for, thus fostering balanced and long-term win-win trade and investment cooperation, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said.
The list of groups given priority in COVID-19 vaccination has been expanded in the largest-ever immunisation campaign of Vietnam.
The fourth COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam has witnessed unprecedented developments, leading to the infection tally exceeding 20,000 on July 5.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MoPI) has devised two growth scenarios for the second half of 2021, said Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Phuong.
The World Bank has approved two development policy operations (DPO) totalling 321.5 million USD to support Vietnam’s recovery efforts.
The Politburo has agreed in principle to continue issuing policies supporting the employees and employers hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh suggested several measures to augment the Vietnam - Singapore strategic partnership during a meeting with visiting Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in Hanoi on June 22.
Singapore is committed to cooperating closely with Vietnam so that both countries can emerge stronger post-pandemic, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said ahead of his trip to Vietnam to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High Level Policy Dialogue from June 20-23.
Industrial and trading activities of Vietnam have sustained their growth trend although the COVID-19 resurgence has hit some provinces and cities with large industrial parks, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said on June 17.
Despite the complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s overall macro-economy remains stable, with encouraging growth seen in industries and a low rise of average consumer price index (CPI).
Vietnam has sufficient conditions to achieve the twin targets of curbing the COVID-19 pandemic and securing economic growth in 2021, according to Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries.
A webinar on the role of the private economic sector and experience in foreign investment management of Vietnam in Doi Moi (renewal) process took place in Venezuela on June 9.
Vietnam has been chosen among leading destinations in Southeast Asia by Japanese investors, Nakajima Takeo, Chief Representative of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Hanoi, has said.
Local industrial parks (IPs) and economic zones (EZs) attracted about 6.02 billion USD in both registered capital of 291 new foreign-invested projects and additional capital into existing ones in the first five months of 2021, an increase of about 10.3 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has reported.
Investment in Ho Chi Minh City’s industrial parks and processing zones have risen by nearly 23 percent year-on-year so far this year to 236.1 million USD.
Workshops sharing experience in social housing development of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and policy improvements in Vietnam will be held in major cities of HCM City, Da Nang and Hanoi in the coming time, according to the Ministry of Construction (MoC).
Becoming a centrally governed city in 1997, after 24 years, Da Nang has strongly developed, becoming a central hub of central Vietnam. The city has also strived to become one of Asia’s metropolises in the near future.
The industrial market is the only real estate sector that has enjoyed positive progress in both rental rates and occupancy rates during the COVID-19 pandemic.