Economic policy and administration

Business structures and legal registration

Ministry regulates non-baked material use at buildings

Buildings in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with more than 30 percent of funding sourced from the state budget capital, non-budget state capital and loans from State-invested businesses must use 100 percent non-baked building materials.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam’s administrative reform achievements in 2017

Vietnam’s determination to build an enabling and action-oriented government to serve people and enterprises was reflected in its 2017 administrative reforms.Keep reading ...

VOV News Reporter

Vietnam’s cryptocurrency market remains active despite ban

Vietnam’s decision to outlaw the supply and use of cryptocurrency does not stop bitcoin investors and enthusiasts from actively engaging in trade and transactions with the digital money. The amended Vietnamese Penal Code, taking effect on January 1, 2018, criminalizes the issuance, supply and usage of cryptocurrency, a digital ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

Gov’t targets 6.7% 2018 GDP growth

Following impressive GDP growth of 6.81 per cent in 2017, the government has released a set of measures and priorities to achieve socio-economic development targets in 2018.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam loses $542 million to cyber viruses in 2017

Cyber attacks including the rise of ransomware cost Vietnamese users VND12.3 trillion or more than $542.8 million last year, according to a report from top online security firm BKAV.Keep reading ...

Minh Minh

FDI generates limited technology improvement in Vietnam

“Foreign direct investment (FDI) contributes over 20% of Vietnam’s gross domestic product growth, 50% of industrial output, and 70% of total exports, and creates 12 million-13 million direct and indirect jobs.” []However, Dr. Le Quang Thuan pointed out that FDI firms are mostly offering BPO orders ...

VNA Reporter

Productivity key to escaping mid-income trap

Việt Nam has to focus on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth to avoid the risk of being stuck in the middle income trap, experts said at the Vietnam Development Forum (VDF) 2017 yesterday.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam's FDI attraction in 2017 biggest in 10 years

Vietnam is poised to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) of 35 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, the biggest amount over the past 10 years, according to the country’s Foreign Investment Agency on Wednesday.Keep reading  ...


51% of Vietnamese adults have credit registry coverage

Only 51 per cent of Vietnamese adults have credit registry coverage, much lower than the approximate 100 per cent in developed countries.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

ASEAN free trade to put pressure on Vietnam

According to the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA), Vietnam will have to cut 669 tariff lines to zero percent in January 2018.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

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