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Poor investment hinders waterway transport growth

A lack of investment into inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Việt Nam’s logistics sector heavily dependant on more expensive road transport. With up to 2,360 rivers stretching a total of 42,000 kilometres, Việt Nam was should have huge potential ...

VNS Reporter

Sustainable forestry to boost growth among ethnic groups

Việt Nam Government is 100 per cent behind supporting ethnic minority groups.[]3.3 million people managed to get out of poor conditions in 2014-16, and four million new jobs were created in 2014. Each year the country has 1.5 million people joining in the middle class.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

First quarter GDP growth hits ten-year high

Việt Nam posted year-on-year GDP growth of 7.38 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, the best first-quarter performance in the last ten years, backed by growth in manufacturing and agriculture.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Science, technology motivate national development

The recent rapid development of science and technology has created new opportunities for Vietnam to boost its growth. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently pointed out solutions to give science and technology more momentum for national growth.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

Wealth inequality drags growth: experts

As the world faces a crisis in wealth distribution, some experts doubt if the accumulation of capital will encourage innovation and investment, but instead, lead to multiple tax burdens and increase the gap between rich and poor.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

VN lacks human resources in tourism

The tourism industry in Việt Nam has developed so quickly in recent years that it doesn’t have enough qualified human resources to serve such growth.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam, destination for foreign startups

Vietnam has become an ideal location to start a business, not only for young Vietnamese people returning from overseas but also for expatriates, thanks to the country’s strong economic growth in recent years.Keep reading  ...

The Star 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

SMEs urged to use energy efficiently

Small- and medium–sized enterprises (SMEs) in industrial production were urged to develop green growth strategies to improve business efficiency and protect the environment, experts said at a conference held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) on November 29.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Logistics industry looks towards impending growth

Increasing competition among private and foreign enterprises shows the market’s attractiveness towards suppliers and the potential for development in the growing Vietnamese consumer market.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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