Increased labor productivity drives international economic integration

Increased labor productivity drives international economic integration

3/10/2015 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – With abundant workforce, Vietnam often ranks high in ASEAN Skills competitions. But Vietnam’s labor productivity remains lower than several other countries in the region. Improving labor productivity has received much attention from Vietnamese agencies and sectors, especially now that Vietnam is fully participating in the ASEAN Economic Community.

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Vietnam real estate continues to attract foreign investors

Vietnam real estate continues to attract foreign investors

3/3/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Last year foreign direct investment in real estate accounted for 40% of Vietnam’s total investment. Real estate came second to processing and manufacturing in FDI attraction. Thanks to various favorable conditions for the development of the real estate sector in Vietnam, this year the sector will remain an attractive investment channel among foreign investors.

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Private economy growth to boost the national economy

Private economy growth to boost the national economy

2/24/2015 - 14:02

(VOVworld) – With increasing contributions to the GDP in recent years, the private sector is playing a more and more important role in the national economy. Promoting the sector is one of the Vietnamese government’s main tasks in the future to strengthen the economy.

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HCMC attracts high tech for development

HCMC attracts high tech for development

2/10/2015 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – In recent years, Ho Chi Minh City has made a great deal of investment in building high tech parks to try to create a breakthrough in socio-economic development and international integration. The success so far suggests the city is moving in the right direction.

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Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits

Mekong Delta seeks to brand its export fruits

2/3/2015 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – Fruit growing is the strong point of the Mekong River Delta thanks to its rich soil and good weather. To export fruits more profitably, the local agricultural sector is paying close attention to improving product quality and building brands.

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Investment in support industry encouraged

Investment in support industry encouraged

1/27/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Increased investment in the support sector is the core of Vietnam’s economic policy in 2015. To develop a true support industry, Vietnam is trying to create breakthroughs in investment attraction in the sector on top of building an open legal corridor.

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Vietnam’s economic growth forecast for 2015

Vietnam’s economic growth forecast for 2015

1/20/2015 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam achieved an economic growth of 5.98% last year, exceeding the 5.8% target set by the National Assembly. This year, the government has targeted a 6.2% growth. Despite global and domestic difficulties, a number of positive factors have been recorded which could help Vietnam reach that goal.

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Vietnamese tourism in 2014: promotional activities strengthened

Vietnamese tourism in 2014: promotional activities strengthened

1/14/2015 - 16:50

(VOVworld) – Despite negative impacts of the global and domestic economy last year and China’s illegal placement of its oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, Vietnam’s tourism sector achieved stable growth by expanding key markets and stimulating domestic demand. 2014 was also a successful year for Vietnam’s hospitality industry.

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Vietnam’s exports in 2014

Vietnam’s exports in 2014

1/7/2015 - 14:17

VOVworld)- Vietnamese exports earned a record 150 billion USD in 2014 giving a big boost to the national economy. VOV reporter Chung Thuy reviews Vietnam’s export achievements in 2014.

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Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2015

Vietnam’s economic prospects in 2015

1/3/2015 - 8:42

(VOVworld) – In 2015, Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue growing sustainably and enjoy a stronger rally than in 2014 because the GDP is set at 6.2% with a better business environment for investors.

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Sample farming models – key to success of Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring

Sample farming models – key to success of Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring

12/30/2014 - 15:21

(VOVworld) – 2014 was an important year for Vietnam’s agriculture sector in implementing the restructuring plan approved by the Prime Minister last June. The sector has developed the large-field farming models and specialized material production zones for exports. Initial results suggest these models will furnish a sustainable development direction for the agricultural sector.

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2014 FDI attraction improved in quality and quantity

2014 FDI attraction improved in quality and quantity

12/23/2014 - 15:14

(VOVworld) – In 2014, Vietnam’s FDI attraction has seen improvement in both quality and quantity with much investment in high-tech, processing technology, manufacturing, and infrastructure development. Vietnam has been praised for creating a more favorable business environment for foreign investors.

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Outcomes of 2014 economic restructuring program

Outcomes of 2014 economic restructuring program

12/16/2014 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – In 2014, Vietnam’s economic restructuring program has focused on public investment, corporate, banking and financial reform. Despite worse results than hoped, the government’s efforts to boost economic restructuring have proven effective, creating a foundation to speed up the process in the next phase.

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Vietnam boosts exports towards high value-added chains

Vietnam boosts exports towards high value-added chains

12/9/2014 - 14:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has exported a great deal of agricultural and aquatic products but many items remain in the form of raw materials. This issue is receiving much attention from the Vietnamese government in its strategic export orientation.

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More changes for Vietnam, Russia’s economic and trade ties

More changes for Vietnam, Russia’s economic and trade ties

12/2/2014 - 15:34

(VOVworld) – The just-concluded visit by Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong to Russia has marked a new milestone in strengthening the comprehensive strategic relations between Vietnam and Russia. Along with 9 cooperative agreements signed during this trip, economic and trade cooperation will be promoted.

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Wednesday June 24, 2015

Wednesday June 24, 2015

(VOVworld) - The deadline for VOV’s contest “What do you know about Vietnam?” is drawing near. The number of entries received by our office in recent days has been higher...

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Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism

Hoi An Ancient Town Vietnam-Vietnam Tourism