The adoption of some unprecedented measures supporting the COVID-19 fight, the commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, and new records in the stock market are among the 10 most outstanding economic events of Vietnam in 2021. The following is the list selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Head of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for External Relations Vu Hai Ha had an online meeting with United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjabana on August 5 to discuss measures to bolster cooperation in implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Vietnam.
Pushing ahead with vaccine diplomacy is among the tasks Vietnam’s overseas representative bodies have been asked to perform so as to help achieve the “twin targets” in the last half of 2021.
The National Assembly (NA) on July 27 approved a resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2021 - 2025, targeting an average annual growth rate of 6.5 - 7 percent during the period.
The 15th National Assembly (NA) is spending the entire day on July 25, on discussing the implementation of the socio-economic development and State budget plans during the first six months, solutions for task performance in the year’s latter half, and the development plan for 2021 - 2025.
The 15th National Assembly on July 23 adopted a resolution on the Government’s organizational structure for the 2021-2026 tenure, accordingly, the Government structure will be kept unchanged with 18 ministries and four ministry-level agencies.
The socio-economic situation was kept stable and recorded positive results in different fields during the first half of 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh told the ongoing first session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) on July 22.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had an emergency meeting with AstraZeneca in Hanoi on June 29, asking the firm to create the best possible conditions to help Vietnam effectively implement the COVID-19 vaccine strategy.
The Politburo has agreed in principle to continue issuing policies supporting the employees and employers hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Leaders of European businesses have started 2021 with optimism about the trade and investment environment in Vietnam, according the Business Climate Index (BCI) for the first quarter of 2021 released by the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) on April 30.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 10 held talks via videoconference with his counterparts from Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, and Laos, Thongloun Sisoulith.
The success of the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) will be a strong and firm political guarantee for the development of socialism in Vietnam and provide a new driving force for the country’s socio-economic development, said Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo.
Vietnam’s diplomatic sector overcame numerous challenges throughout 2020 to create, grasp and optimise new cooperation opportunities, thus contributing to the country’s progress towards development, stated Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
With a thriving economy, stable political system, and a rich culture, Vietnam has been a secure home for not only Vietnamese but also many international friends.