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Vietnam one of fastest growing economies amid pandemic: WB
Wednesday,  Jan 20, 2021,13:21 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s economic recovery accelerated in the last quarter of 2020, making the country one of the fastest growing economies amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Bank.
Tuesday,  Jan 19, 2021,15:26 (GMT+7)
By the end of last week (January 15, 2021), the stock market in Vietnam was still in growth territory with the benchmark VN-Index ending at 1,194.2 points and the HNX-Index at 225.27. The Saigon Times spoke with economist Nguyen Tri Hieu to get his insight into what is in store for the stock exchanges in Vietnam. Excerpts:
Friday,  Jan 15, 2021,07:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s economy is predicted to bounce back in 2021, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth reaching 7.6% and inflation controlled at an average of 3.3%, according to an HSBC report. 
Wednesday,  Jan 13, 2021,10:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Experts and business executives agreed that one of the major challenges plaguing Vietnam’s economy this year is figuring out how to ensure the purchasing power recovers, after the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country and left many families financially weak.
Friday,  Jan 8, 2021,19:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has yet to make any decisions on imposing duties on Vietnamese goods shipped stateside, the Ministry of Industry and Trade cited the head of the USTR as saying.
Thursday,  Jan 7, 2021,16:33 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam posted a record high trade surplus of over US$19 billion in 2020, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh told a review conference on January 7.
Thursday,  Jan 7, 2021,08:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Covid-19 pandemic left 1.3 million Vietnamese people unemployed in 2020, said the Department of Population and Labor Statistics under the General Statistics Office (GSO) at a press briefing in Hanoi on January 6 on the labor market in the last quarter of last year and the whole year.
Tuesday,  Jan 5, 2021,09:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Vietnamese manufacturing sector ended the year 2020 in growth territory as business conditions improved following disruptions caused by a succession of storms in November, with output, new orders and employment all increasing in December, according to a report released by IHS Markit on January 4, 2021.
Monday,  Jan 4, 2021,16:54 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Planning and Investment has been told to coordinate with the relevant agencies to map out the second Covid-19 relief package plan and then report it to the Government and the prime minister, attendees were told at the Government’s press briefing held today, January 4.
Monday,  Jan 4, 2021,14:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Some 101,719 businesses in Vietnam withdrew from the market in 2020, up 13.9% compared with 2019, highlighting the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the corporate sector, data of the Business Registration Department indicated.
Wednesday,  Dec 30, 2020,12:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The United Kingdom and Vietnam have locked in a free trade agreement, which will support their trading ties worth £5.7 billion in 2019 and see a whopping 99% of their tariffs slashed after seven years, before Britain completes its transition out of the European Union late this month.
Wednesday,  Dec 30, 2020,07:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Despite the impact of Covid-19, the State budget revenue reached nearly VND1,500 trillion this year, meeting 98.3% of the target and much higher than the previous forecast, said Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung at an online conference between the Government and localities on December 29.
Tuesday,  Dec 29, 2020,14:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the number of enterprises withdrawing from the local market this year is estimated to hit an all-time high of over 100,000.
Monday,  Dec 28, 2020,15:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam is projected to obtain an estimated gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 2.91% for 2020, the lowest in the 2011-2020 period but among the world’s highest, according to the General Statistics Office.
Thursday,  Dec 24, 2020,13:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has posted the fastest growth in terms of national brand value in 2020 with a surge of 29% over last year to US$319 billion, according to the United Kingdom's brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance.
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