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.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has set an ambitious plan to help locally made products penetrate overseas supermarkets.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Job creation had to be combined with other poverty reduction measures, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan said on Monday.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Vietnam's new import and export strategy has been approved to triple total export turnover in 2020.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Vietnam must increase the value of exports by 13 percent this year and cap the trade deficit at 12 percent, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the Ministry of Industry and Trade at a meeting in Ha Noi yesterday.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Dollar remittances from overseas Vietnamese rose more than 11 percent last year compared with 2010, reports said Monday.
Friday, December 30, 2011
Vietnam's economic growth slowed to 5.9 percent in 2011, falling just short of the government's target, official estimates on Thursday showed.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Vietnamese authorities would seize and destroy any Kobe beef from Japan because of a lack of veterinary permits and import licenses, news reports said Wednesday.