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WB raises Vietnam’s GDP growth forecast to 6.8%
Friday,  Jun 15, 2018,16:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The World Bank (WB) has revised upward Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate to 6.8% this year from its previous forecast of 6.5%, noting that the country’s economic growth momentum remains robust and is accompanied by broad macroeconomic stability.
Monday,  Jun 11, 2018,20:04 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau agreed to deepen bilateral ties between the two countries, especially in economic, educational, defense and cultural cooperation, the Government news site reported on June 11.
Monday,  Jun 11, 2018,11:52 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Industrial production has recently slowed down as new U.S. tariff policies have led to a fall in output of foreign electronics giants in Vietnam, such as Samsung and LG.
Sunday,  Jun 10, 2018,16:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called for Canadian companies to get involved in the process of equitizing State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Vietnam.
Saturday,  Jun 9, 2018,15:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The National Assembly (NA) will not proceed with a June 15 vote on the draft Law on Special Administrative and Economic Units, also known as special economic zones (SEZs).
Friday,  Jun 8, 2018,18:05 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Many experts at home and abroad pointed to the ailing supporting industries as the key reason why car prices in Vietnam are much higher than in other regional countries at the 15th Vietnam International Exhibition on Automobile and Transportation and Supporting Industry (Vietnam AutoExpo 2018) in Hanoi City on June 7, Sai Gon Giai Phong  newspaper reports.
Thursday,  Jun 7, 2018,21:07 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, speaking to the local media on the sidelines of the National Assembly meeting in Hanoi City on June 7, said the Government would shorten the maximum land lease in special economic zones (SEZ) from the proposed 99 years.
Thursday,  Jun 7, 2018,13:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A tax sum of VND1 trillion, or some US$43.8 million, from Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. helped buoy the HCMC customs tax revenue in May to VND10.8 trillion and keep the decline under check, according to the HCMC Customs Department.
Thursday,  Jun 7, 2018,09:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Second-hand car traders in HCMC are now finding it challenging to keep up business, as the number of second-hand cars available is falling while customers’ appetite for such vehicles is also waning, news website Dan Tri reports.
Wednesday,  Jun 6, 2018,21:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – There is widespread public concern over a 99-year land lease in special economic zones (SEZs) as proposed in the draft law on SEZs, but Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said on June 6 that there is an ongoing misunderstanding of the matter.
Tuesday,  Jun 5, 2018,16:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – ANZ Bank’s research team has predicted the Vietnamese dong currency will weaken 0.4% against the U.S. dollar at the end of this year given global trade risks.
Sunday,  Jun 3, 2018,16:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, speaking at a monthly cabinet meeting in Hanoi on June 2, said he would not allow for another electricity price hike this year as the Government wants to keep inflation at below 4%, the Government news website reports.
Sunday,  Jun 3, 2018,11:17 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded ministries, agencies and localities for their efforts to achieve high economic growth while reviewing the socio-economic performance in the first five months of the year at a regular cabinet meeting in Hanoi yesterday, the Government news website reports.
Saturday,  Jun 2, 2018,12:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Business conditions improved solidly in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector during May as new orders rose sharply, helped by a record expansion in new export business, Nikkei said in a report released today.
Friday,  Jun 1, 2018,16:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnamese State President Tran Dai Quang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed upon major orientations and concrete measures to advance the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, practical and efficient manner.
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