Archive for March 19th, 2019

Hanoi outlines roadmap for salary reform

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

Hanoi will strive to carry out the policy of raising the public sector’s wage level in accordance with the consumer price index, economic growth rate and the [...]
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Farmers need support to expand fruit production

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Fruit is a key produce of provinces around the Mekong Delta. However, small-scale production and poor links from production to purchase, from process to export, are hindering [...]
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Vietnam world’s fourth largest seafood exporter

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam currently ranks fourth in the world in seafood exports, after Norway, China and Russia, news site Vietnamplus reported, citing Tran Dinh Luan, deputy general director [...]
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Vietnam’s economic structure is alarming: expert

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s economic structure has many alarming issues after 30 years of economic reforms since the private sector accounts for less than 10 percent of the [...]
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Vietnam exports nearly 720,000 tonnes of crude oil in two months

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam shipped 719,259 tonnes of crude oil abroad for 337.3 million USD in the first two months of 2019, up 7.1 percent in volume but down 7.9 percent in value compared to [...]
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Plan for Sapa to become district-level town

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

PM agrees that plan be submitted to NA for consideration. Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting on March 15 regarding a plan to upgrade the popular tourist [...]
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Ha Nam’s efforts to attract FDI pay off

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The northern province of Ha Nam has been in the top 10 localities in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction for years thanks to the province’s efforts to diversify [...]
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FDI paradox: the bigger incentives FIEs get, the bigger losses they incur

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

More and more foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) have reported losses, though they continue to enjoy attractive investment incentives. Economists say this is [...]
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Vietnam sets low fruit export target due to China’s tighter control

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has set a target to earn $3.83 billion from fruit exports in 2019, a year-on-year increase of only 0.8 percent, as China, Vietnam’s largest fruit importer, has [...]
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Greater private investment needed for energy future

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

In pursuit of a sustainable energy future by 2030, Vietnam should set forth an array of fundamental policy and regulatory reforms with a view to attracting new investments, [...]
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Vietnam posts trade deficit of $64 million in Jan-Feb

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam reported a trade deficit of $768 million last month, leading to a total deficit of $64 million in the first two months of 2019, according to statistics from the [...]
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Vietnam-Germany strategic partnership enters new development period

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The strategic partnership between Vietnam and Germany has entered a new stage of development, Vietnamese minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said at a recent [...]
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Direct shipping route between Vietnam and Australia opened

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

SP-ITC International Container Terminal in HCM City’s District 9 received its first container ship carrying goods directly between Vietnam and Australia on March 15, [...]
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