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Low productivity hinders new economic growth model
Thursday,  Mar 21, 2019,19:22 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Low labor productivity is a bottleneck to Vietnam’s new economic growth model. To escape the middle-income trap and make a successful breakthrough in the 2021-2045 period, the country’s total-factor productivity (TFP) should grow by 2.67%, noted Vu Viet Ngoan, head of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Group.
Wednesday,  Mar 20, 2019,19:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC – If the HCMC government continues investing in major infrastructure projects, embracing digitalization and Smart City initiatives and streamlining its business environment, it can reap the full benefits of the European Union-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) and attract even more trade and investment from Europe, said an official from the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).
Saturday,  Mar 16, 2019,11:15 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Vietnam’s economic structure has many alarming issues after 30 years of economic reforms since the private sector accounts for less than 10% of the country’s gross domestic product, while the public and household sectors, making up the larger proportion of GDP, have the largest number of competence issues.
Wednesday,  Mar 13, 2019,19:33 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Pushing through institutional reforms is desperately needed to achieve breakthroughs in the nation’s economic growth, especially during its path toward global economic integration, according to experts at a conference in HCMC on Tuesday.
Saturday,  Mar 9, 2019,13:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in the first quarter of this year is lower than the low growth scenario of 6.76%, Sai Gon Gai Phong news site reported, citing the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Thursday,  Mar 7, 2019,19:10 (GMT+7)
HANOI – In the digital economy, Vietnam needs to put into place an appropriate environment to encourage innovation and competitiveness while protecting the consumer through better regulation and coordination among government agencies, said a World Bank (WB) official at a workshop in Hanoi today, March 7.
Wednesday,  Mar 6, 2019,13:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnamese consumers continued to show confidence in the final quarter of 2018, placing their country in the fourth position on the global consumer confidence benchmark, according to the latest The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, in collaboration with Nielsen, a global measurement company.
Tuesday,  Mar 5, 2019,19:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The agricultural sector aims to boost farm exports and raise consumption at home, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at a forum in Hanoi today, March 5.
Saturday,  Mar 2, 2019,18:16 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam's manufacturing sector saw a softer growth phase in February, with the headline Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) hitting a three-year low as employment declined.
Saturday,  Mar 2, 2019,16:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, speaking at a monthly Cabinet meeting on March 1, told the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to direct local banks to expand credit and reduce lending rates for priority sectors this month to fuel the country’s economic growth, the local media reported.
Thursday,  Feb 28, 2019,19:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The country’s consumer price index (CPI) this month has grown by 0.8% against January, largely fueled by the high consumer demand during the Tet holiday, the local media reported, citing the General Statistics Office.
Sunday,  Feb 24, 2019,18:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam and Laos are committed to fostering their cooperation in multiple fields as Vietnam's Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with his Laos counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith in the Lao capital of Vientiane today, February 24, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
Saturday,  Feb 23, 2019,15:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A development strategy should be devised to develop Vietnam into a woodworking export hub by 2030, as the country's woodworking industry now accounts for 6% of the global market, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a forum held in Hanoi on February 22.
Thursday,  Feb 21, 2019,18:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The enterprise and investment laws should be amended to stimulate the development of the private sector, especially the five million business households, and to make the business environment more liberal, said experts at a conference in Hanoi on February 20.
Tuesday,  Feb 19, 2019,18:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Planning and Investment seeks to stimulate the development of the private sector and create a level playing field for all businesses to achieve breakthrough targets set in the resolutions of the Party Central Committee, the National Assembly and the Government.
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