Archive for January 4th, 2019

Vietnam’s PMI again leads Asean countries

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s manufacturing sector once again saw the strongest upturn among seven Asean countries in December 2018, though the growth eased from the particularly strong [...]
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Government targets 2019 GDP growth at 6.8pct

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The government is aiming for a softer gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 6.8 percent this year and an inflation ratio of less than 4 percent, according to a new [...]
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EC’s yellow card on Vietnamese seafood likely to be extended

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The European Commission (EC) may send a working team to Vietnam in April instead of this month to review the country’s efforts to have the yellow card on its seafood [...]
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Many new policies take effect from January

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Hikes of minimum monthly wages, administrative sanctions in the civil aviation sector, specialised food safety inspections on a trial basis and a higher environmental [...]
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2019′s promising economic outlook

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

With the economy reaching an 11-year high and growth quality significantly improved in 2018, the Vietnamese government expects the same growth to be achieved in the following [...]
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Government issues resolution on socio-economic development in 2019

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The government issued Resolution 01/NQ-CP on January 1, outlining the main tasks and solutions for implementing the socio-economic development plan and the state budget [...]
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Retail sales continue upward spiral

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s retail sales are forecast to amount to nearly $150 billion this year, up from some $140 billion last year, according to the general Statistical Office (GSO). [...]
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Vietnamese exporters advised to strictly follow origin regulations

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has advised Vietnamese exporters to strictly abide by regulations related to products’ origin as many members of the World [...]
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Agricultural sector strives for 3pct GDP growth in 2019

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The agricultural sector targets 3 percent in gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. It will strive for [...]
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Hanoi’s 2018 tax collection beats target by 4pct

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

In 2019, Hanoi is tasked to collect VND245.73 trillion (US$10.5 billion), an increase of 8 percent from 2018. Hanoi’s taxman collected VND226.79 trillion (US$9.7 [...]
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Vietnam should boost trade promotion for more exports to Asean

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam should promote trade more overseas to bring in new customers and boost exports to the Asean region. That was the message from Le Hoang Tai, deputy head of the Trade [...]
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Fisheries sector aims at 10 billion USD in export value

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The fisheries sector is aiming at 10 billion USD in the export of aquatic products in 2019, a year-on-year rise of 11 percent, according to the directorate of Fisheries under [...]
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Plan to tax business households causes controversy

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The general Department of Taxation’s plan of taxing business households with annual revenue from 100 million VND (4,300 USD) is causing controversy. In the Document No [...]
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Vietnam posts high labour productivity growth in Asean

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Labour productivity in the Vietnamese economy has been estimated at 102 million VND (4,512 USD) per workhand in 2018, up 8.8 million VND (346 USD) from the previous year, [...]
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