Monday, April 30, 2012
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region targets annual economic growth of 12 percent through 2020, hoping to raise per capita income to 70 million dong (USUS$3,350) per year, according to the Southwest Region Steering Committee.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Vietnam's Ministry of Finance will likely recommend a proposal to slash the value added tax (VAT) by 50 percent in a move to support businesses during the economic slowdown, said Finance Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The majority of Vietnamese people prefer a market economy to an alternative economic system, according a survey released on April 15 in Hanoi.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Another 220,000 dong (US$10) will be added to the monthly minimum wage from May 1 in Vietnam, according to a new government decree issued on Thursday.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
A recent survey conducted by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) revealed that Vietnam ranked the second most attractive regional investment destination.
Vietnam will slash two key interest rates Wednesday, the central bank said, the second cuts in a month aimed at countering slowing growth as double-digit inflation continues to ease.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Former top executives at a Vietnamese shipbuilder whose huge debts shook investor confidence in the communist nation went on trial on Tuesday for defying state regulations.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Vietnam's central bank said Monday it was slashing a key policy interest rate for the first time in nearly three years after double-digit inflation eased in the communist country.
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.