Archive for May 4th, 2019

Experts seek measures to boost digital economic growth in Vietnam

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

Nearly 300 Vietnamese and foreign experts gathered in a conference in Hanoi on May 2 to seek ways to complete institutions and fundamental conditions for the development of [...]
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Digitisation could add billions to Vietnam GDP: official

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

Vietnam could add $162 billion to its GDP in 20 years’ time by turning its economy digital, says a deputy minister. Deputy minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai [...]
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More favourable conditions needed for private-sector development: PM

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

Although private enterprises have increasingly asserted their vital role in the local economy, they still face multiple obstacles in doing business. Therefore, it is [...]
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Minimum regional wage a concern for many employees

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

Le Dinh Quang, deputy director of the Department of Labour Relations, from the VGCL, speaks to the newspaper Kinh te & Do thi on how to negotiate for a worker’s [...]
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Hanoi to repaire and widen roads in 2019

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

Hanoi city’s traffic maintenance works in 2019 will be divided into four categories. The Hanoi People’s Committee has recently approved a road maintenance fund of [...]
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WB Forecasts VN’s Growth to Moderate to 6.6pct in 2019

04-May-2019 Intellasia | VCCI News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s growth is projected to moderate to 6.6 percent in 2019, driven by credit tightening, slower private consumption, and weaker external demand, said the World [...]
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Vietnam should strictly monitor zero-tax car imports from Asean: Thaco

04-May-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s leading auto firm Thaco wants the government to strictly inspect zero tariff application on cars imported from Asean. Pham Van Tai, CEO of the Truong Hai Auto [...]
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CBRE: Vietnam benefitting from production shift out of China

04-May-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Wave of manufacturers moving production out of China to Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, according to CBRE. There was an increase in production shifting from China to [...]
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Opportunities and pitfalls within private sector development

04-May-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is likely to miss the window of huge opportunities to bolster its future development if it is unable to find a way to leverage the contribution of the private sector. [...]
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Hai Duong lures 365 million USD in FDI in four months

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

The northern province of Hai Duong attracted over 365 million USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of this year, up 26.2 percent year-on-year, [...]
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EU, Vietnam to ratify ‘ambitious’ EVFTA by end of 2019: HSBC

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

It is estimated that the EU-Vietnam FTA (EVFTA), the “most ambitious” FTA the EU has ever concluded with a developing country, will add 0.1 percentage point (ppt) [...]
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Spain largest recipient of outbound Vietnamese investment

04-May-2019 Intellasia | NDO | 6:00 AM

Spain was the largest among 23 recipients of outbound Vietnamese investment in the first four months of 2019, according to the general Statistical Office (GSO). Data shows [...]
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