Ho Chi Minh city’s enterprises self-improve for sustainable growth

Ho Chi Minh city’s enterprises self-improve for sustainable growth

3/18/2014 - 15:02

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue facing difficulties this year, with a gloomy market, low purchasing power, and difficult access to capital. Against this background, many enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City are trying to consolidate their operations, discover market needs, and figure out a way to grow.

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FDI projects improve in quality at the beginning of 2014

FDI projects improve in quality at the beginning of 2014

3/12/2014 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – In the first two months of this year, Vietnam attracted 1.54 billion USD in 122 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects. Although the figure is only about 37% of FDI in January and February of last year, the quality of the FDI projects has improved.

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Transportation enterprises step up equitization

Transportation enterprises step up equitization

3/4/2014 - 18:23

(VOVworld) – Since the beginning of a proposal to equitize state-owned enterprises 3 years ago, 44 of 99 SOEs belong to the Ministry of Transport have been equitized. The Ministry plans to complete equitization of another 40 businesses by the end of next year.

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HCM City continues economic recovery in 2014

HCM City continues economic recovery in 2014

2/25/2014 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – Overcoming the country’s economic difficulties and the global financial recession, last year Ho Chi Minh City maintained a stable growth with one third of the national GDP contribution. In 2014, the city is doing its utmost to maintain this recovery.

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Vietnam’s economy to grow sustainably in 2014

Vietnam’s economy to grow sustainably in 2014

2/7/2014 - 17:56

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s economy overcame numerous difficulties last year to gain impressive achievements. The results are attributed to experiences gained in the 2 previous years and positive effects of adopted policies. Economists predict Vietnam’s economy will prosper this year.

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Exports contribute greatly to Vietnam’s economic growth in 2013

Exports contribute greatly to Vietnam’s economic growth in 2013

1/21/2014 - 11:12

(VOVworld) – Last year’s exports were the main driver for Vietnam’s economy to overcome the difficult period. Vietnam earned more than 132 billion USD in revenue, 6 billion USD more than the target set by the National Assembly. Exports have brought in not only profits for the country, but also helped domestic businesses boost consumption.

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Vietnam’s central region attracts FDI in 2013

Vietnam’s central region attracts FDI in 2013

1/14/2014 - 14:51

(VOVworld) – Despite the world economic downturn last year, Vietnam still attracted an impressive amount of foreign direct investment. Breakthrough projects in the central provinces created lots of opportunities for the region.

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2013 – a successful year for Vietnam’s monetary policy management

2013 – a successful year for Vietnam’s monetary policy management

1/7/2014 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – 2013 saw a positive impact by the government’s monetary policy management on Vietnam’s economy. The State Bank of Vietnam’s effective and timely measures made important contributions to realizing the government’s economic management targets to stabilize the macro-economy, control inflation, and lift the economy out of stagnation.

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Vietnam boosts agriculture restructuring in 2013

Vietnam boosts agriculture restructuring in 2013

12/31/2013 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – Agriculture is contributing more than 20% of Vietnam’s GDP, accounting for up to one quarter of the national exports revenue, and creating jobs for half of the workforce with 65% of them in rural areas. Over the years, agriculture has been a foundation of Vietnam’s economy.

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Vietnam’s macro-economy stabilized and recovered in 2013

Vietnam’s macro-economy stabilized and recovered in 2013

12/24/2013 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – 2013 was a challenging year for the Vietnamese economy in which bad debts, frozen real estate market, and enterprises’ inventories continued to affect the country. In such circumstances, Government policies on macro-economic management have contributed to the Vietnamese economy’s achievements over the year.

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Changes in Vietnam’s FDI attraction during 2013

Changes in Vietnam’s FDI attraction during 2013

12/16/2013 - 18:27

(VOVworld) – Although Vietnam still faces many difficulties, the country has made remarkable achievements in foreign direct investment or FDI – over 2013. One of the biggest changes has been in the nation’s investment structure with more focus on high-tech projects which are in line with Vietnam’s economic restructuring and development.

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Restructuring – key to removing economic obstacles in 2013

Restructuring – key to removing economic obstacles in 2013

12/10/2013 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese government’s management efforts in 2013 have led to its economic restructuring achieving initial results and increasing the economy’s efficiency. VOV’s To Tuan reviews the process.

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New development direction for Mekong Delta provinces

New development direction for Mekong Delta provinces

12/3/2013 - 19:16

(VOVworld) – Playing a key role in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy, the Mekong River Delta is the country’s largest agriculture and seafood production hub.

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Big rice fields result in high economic efficiency for Yen Bai province

Big rice fields result in high economic efficiency for Yen Bai province

11/26/2013 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – Despite abundant resources in Vietnam’s northern mountain provinces including land, forests, biosphere, and minerals, many are classified as the country’s most disadvantaged. Under the recent new rural development program, lots of mountain districts have developed larger fields and restructured crops to boost local economic growth and reduce poverty. Luc Yen district in Yen Bai province is a good...

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Seafood exports contribute to national economic growth

Seafood exports contribute to national economic growth

11/19/2013 - 14:38

(VOVworld) – Aquatic exports have recently recovered and even prospered despite the fact that exports of agricultural produce still face many difficulties. The exports of several key items including shrimp and tra fish have improved, contributing to Vietnam’s total turnover.

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Wednesday September 25, 2014

Wednesday September 25, 2014

(VOVworld) - To begin this week’s Letter Box, we would like to express our sympathy for the people in the flood-stricken Muzaffargarh area of Punjab, India. Syed Khizar Hayat Shah,...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...