Word Bank urges Vietnam to adopt low-carbon rice to cut emissions

Word Bank urges Vietnam to adopt low-carbon rice to cut emissions

Transitioning to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Vietnam to meet its goal of reducing methane emissions by 30% by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of this significant export item, a new World Bank study says.

Economy - Mon, September 26, 2022 | 4:08 pm GTM+7

Remove bottlenecks, facilitate FDI flows among Mekong Subregion: experts

Remove bottlenecks, facilitate FDI flows among Mekong Subregion: experts

Greater awareness of the opportunities and required policy support are key to expanding the scale, quality and speed of foreign investment in the Mekong Subregion, experts say.

Economy - Sat, September 24, 2022 | 1:24 pm GTM+7

Frozen pangasius export turnover to U.S. up 87%

Frozen pangasius export turnover to U.S. up 87%

Vietnam’s tra fish (pangasius) exports to the U.S. fetched $421 million in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 87%, according to Vietnam Customs.

Economy - Fri, September 23, 2022 | 1:24 pm GTM+7

Vietnam behind Malaysia, Thailand in digital entrepreneurship: ADB

Vietnam behind Malaysia, Thailand in digital entrepreneurship: ADB

Vietnam ranked 63rd in the Asian Development Bank's global index of digital entrepreneurship systems with a score of 23.1 out of 100, behind Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand in Southeast Asia.

Economy - Thu, September 22, 2022 | 12:34 pm GTM+7

Garment, textiles post record-high export growth in tough times

Garment, textiles post record-high export growth in tough times

Vietnam’s garment-textile export turnover reached $30.2 billion in the first eight months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 20% and the highest growth rate in the last decade.

Economy - Thu, September 22, 2022 | 8:51 am GTM+7

Vietnam fuel price sees 8th straight drop

Vietnam fuel price sees 8th straight drop

Retail gasoline prices in Vietnam slipped by VND450-630 ($0.03) a liter on Wednesday, the eighth consecutive decrease since the beginning of July and the lowest since the beginning of the year.

Economy - Wed, September 21, 2022 | 3:37 pm GTM+7

Vietnam GDP growth tops Southeast Asia: ADB

Vietnam GDP growth tops Southeast Asia: ADB

Vietnam's GDP growth is estimated at 6.5% for this year and 6.7% next year on strong economic fundamentals, key to fast recovery, Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Wednesday.

Economy - Wed, September 21, 2022 | 2:29 pm GTM+7

Vietnam can expand underground, sea, air spaces for growth: PM

Vietnam can expand underground, sea, air spaces for growth: PM

Vietnam can expand its underground, sea and air spaces to boost socio-economic growth, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said at a conference Wednesday.

Economy - Thu, September 15, 2022 | 12:29 pm GTM+7

Corporate bond disputes to remain complicated: lawmaker

Corporate bond disputes to remain complicated: lawmaker

Complaints, denunciations and disputes related to corporate bonds are likely to remain complicated in the coming time, a lawmaker said Tuesday.

Economy - Thu, September 15, 2022 | 9:06 am GTM+7

Vietnam world's 11th emerging logistics market

Vietnam world's 11th emerging logistics market

Vietnam has been placed 11th among the world's leading emerging logistics markets in 2022 by Agility, a global leader in supply chain services, infrastructure and innovation.

Economy - Wed, September 14, 2022 | 12:14 pm GTM+7

Vietnam 10th largest consumer market by 2030: HSBC

Vietnam 10th largest consumer market by 2030: HSBC

Vietnam will become the 10th largest consumer market in the world by 2030, with its speed of growth the fourth highest, according to an HSBC report released Tuesday.

Economy - Tue, September 13, 2022 | 9:35 pm GTM+7

Vietnam economic recovery fast, impressive: international agencies

Vietnam economic recovery fast, impressive: international agencies

Vietnam is on a growth trajectory with stable macro-economic fundamentals, signalling bright prospects for FDI attraction even amidst global geopolitical turbulence.

Economy - Mon, September 12, 2022 | 9:12 pm GTM+7

Vietnam gasoline price slips 7th consecutive time

Vietnam gasoline price slips 7th consecutive time

Retail gasoline prices in Vietnam slipped by VND1,020-1,120 ($0.05) a liter on Monday, the seventh consecutive drop since the beginning of July.

Economy - Mon, September 12, 2022 | 4:03 pm GTM+7

Vietnam can meet fuel demand this year: ministry

Vietnam can meet fuel demand this year: ministry

Vietnam can fully meet its fuel demand for the rest of this year, with domestic sources accounting for 80% of supply, the Ministry of Industry and Trade reported.

Economy - Sun, September 11, 2022 | 2:14 pm GTM+7

Vietnam among top choices for global investors: Cushman & Wakefield survey

Vietnam among top choices for global investors: Cushman & Wakefield survey

Vietnam is the emerging market of choice on a first- and second-place preferred basis in a new Cushman & Wakefield global survey, taking almost 80% of the votes, ahead of India’s 75%.

Economy - Sat, September 10, 2022 | 10:51 am GTM+7

ADB rolls out new country partnership strategy for Vietnam

ADB rolls out new country partnership strategy for Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a new country partnership strategy for Vietnam for the period 2023–2026, to help promote inclusive, green, and private sector-led development in the country.

Economy - Sat, September 10, 2022 | 9:31 am GTM+7

Deputy PM leads Vietnam’s green growth steering committee

Deputy PM leads Vietnam’s green growth steering committee

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh will head Vietnam’s green growth steering committee as per a prime ministerial decision issued Monday.

Economy - Wed, September 7, 2022 | 3:55 pm GTM+7

Triple helix collaboration crucial for circular economy growth: expert

Triple helix collaboration crucial for circular economy growth: expert

Developing a circular economy in Vietnam requires concerted interactions between the government, enterprises, and relevant stakeholders, a Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) economist said Wednesday.

Economy - Wed, September 7, 2022 | 3:10 pm GTM+7

Vietnam growth upbeat amid slowing Asia: IMF

Vietnam growth upbeat amid slowing Asia: IMF

Vietnam’s upbeat growth outlook is bucking the slowing trend elsewhere in Asia, with relatively subdued inflation as an exception to the regional rule, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

Economy - Wed, September 7, 2022 | 3:08 pm GTM+7