Archive for January 22nd, 2019

Auto prices still high despite zero import tariffs

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

The prices of automobiles remained high in spite of the import duty on completely-built-up (CBU) cars imported from Asean markets falling to zero from 30 percent in 2017. [...]
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Solar plants face a consumption crisis

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

Vietnam’s solar power plants are facing a crisis in consumption of their electricity because there has not been synchronous development of power transmission [...]
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EVFTA to trigger investment flows

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

FTA with EU is almost certain to result in substantially more investment in Vietnam from European enterprises. Vietnam has become one of the key growth markets for Bosch in [...]
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UOB: Vietnam moving towards robust growth in 2019

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

Economy expected to grow 6.7 percent, UOB research finds, on the back of robust domestic demand, strong manufacturing production, and increasing FDI. Vietnam’s economy [...]
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VINAPA proposes increasing tra fish output

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

Tra fish (pangasius) exports to China may see slower growth this year, so local farmers should boost tra fish yields and reduce the selling price of the product to enhance [...]
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Agro-exports amid trade war

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s agri-product exports have slowed down after five months of the Sino-US trade war. What are the true reasons? Although the US has lost the position as the top [...]
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Making the CPTPP work

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

VET sought the opinions of a number of interested observers on the challenges and opportunities the CPTPP may bring. Sebastian Eckardt, World Bank Lead Economist for Vietnam [...]
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Ministry warns of USD3 bn trade deficit

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Dti News | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has forecasted that Vietnam would face a trade deficit of USD3 billion this year. The information was shared at a meeting held by the [...]
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Deputy PM expects inflation of 3.3pct-3.9pct

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

Deputy prime minister Vuong Dinh Hue, head of the government’s Steering Committee for Price Management, has told ministries, agencies and local authorities to try to [...]
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Customs department tops 2018 Quang Ninh competitiveness index

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

Quang Ninh Province’s Department of Customs topped 34 provincial departments and district authorities in the northern province in competitiveness, according to the [...]
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Vietnam sees ties with US as important

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

Vietnam considers the United States an important partner and is willing to prop up bilateral cooperation in all sectors, especially in economy, trade, investment, [...]
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Canada protects two Vietnamese brands

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

Vietnam’s two brands with geographical indication (GI) certification, Phu Quoc Fish Sauce and Buon Ma Thuot Coffee, are protected in the Canadian market under the [...]
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HCM City to support big firms

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

HCM City plans to provide greater support to large firms and solicit investment in infrastructure this year, Nguyen Thanh Phong, chair of its People’s Committee, said [...]
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Long-term investment is a tough job

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

Investment is challenging everywhere. In Vietnam, short-term investment may be more likely to succeed, while long-term investment is a tough job,” said David Duong, [...]
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Maintaining inclusive growth requires strong commitments: experts

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

Vietnam had managed to maintain high economic growth with low inequality in recent decades, but whether the country can continue on this path would depend on how strongly it [...]
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