Archive for January 5th, 2017

FTAs sharpen Vietnam’s competitive edge

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

The Asean Economic Community and free trade agreements have improved the competitiveness of Vietnam’s economy and businesses, said the vice President of the Vietnam [...]
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HCM City budget revenues from crude oil seen declining

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Budget collections from crude oil exports in HCM City are expected to continue falling to VND12.4 trillion (US$546 million) this year, heard the city government’s [...]
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Purchasing power increases 20pct in supermarkets during holiday

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Saigon-gpdaily | 6:00 AM

Supermarkets in HCM City have reported a 20 percent year-on-year increase of purchasing power during the last three day New Year holiday. Director of Big C’s PR [...]
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FDI disbursement reaches highest ever number in 2016

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Saigon-gpdaily | 6:00 AM

Vietnam attracted $21 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital last year with disbursement hitting the highest ever number of $15.8 billion, up 9 percent over the [...]
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Vietnam’ economy shows resilience amidst global headwinds: economist

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese economy has shown resilience in the face of global headwinds, an Australian economist wrote in a recent article. The article was posted on the East Asia Forum [...]
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Vietnam’s international integration achievements

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOV5 | 6:00 AM

Foreign friends have been impressed by Vietnam’s expanded integration in international institutions and its bilateral and multilateral diplomacy. Here are achivements [...]
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Millions need retraining to compete with robots

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Nearly 5 million workers in the textile, electronics and retail sectors will be affected by the technology movement, according to a survey by the Chamber of Commerce and [...]
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Rosy 2017 VN economic outlook: experts

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Vietnam will achieve its 2017 goal of 6.7 per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP), higher than 6.21 per cent in 2016, due to the efficiency of its reforms, say [...]
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US trade ‘more important than ever’ to Vietnam

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Perhaps no country more than Vietnam will feel the effects of the demise of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in terms of diminished foreign direct investment and trade, [...]
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Top 10 economic events in 2016

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The following are Vietnam’s top ten economic events in 2016. 1. The 12th National Party Congress set a goal of rapid, sustainable economic development The Resolution [...]
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