Thursday, March 1, 2012
Vietnam attracted US$1.23 billion from foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first two months of 2012, US$910.9 million of which came from 65 newly licensed projects and US$320 million from 25 expanded projects, a year-on-year decrease of 45 percent and 48 percent respectively, the local Vietnam Economic Times daily on Wednesday.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Vietnam's inflation fell for a sixth consecutive month in February to the lowest level in almost a year, according to official figures, following government efforts to concentrate on economic stabilization.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
For the U.S., ASEAN has been one of the fastest growing export markets.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Around 100 disgruntled farmers from northern Vietnam took to the streets of Hanoi on Tuesday for the latest protest in a six-year-long dispute over the confiscation of their land for a satellite city.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Vietnam has made great strides in all aspects of its economy in the five years since it became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), experts told a conference in Ho Chi Minh City last week.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Five to seven industries will be selected as national key industries under a draft industrialization strategy for the period until 2020, which is expected to be submitted to the government by June.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Vietnam is forecast to grow in popularity as a destination for British tourists this year, according to the Holiday Money Report 2011, recently issued by the Post Office, the UK's largest foreign currency provider.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Stashing gold at home rather than having cash in the bank is a generations-old habit in communist Vietnam, but a recent surge in prices has sparked government attempts to bring the yellow metal to heel.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Vietnam's agricultural sector will export US$40 billion worth of agro-forestry and fisheries products by 2020 under a masterplan approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Vietnam will eclipse Thailand as the world's biggest rice exporter this year as the government's pledging scheme artificially inflates Thai prices, exporters predicted.