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’Business as usual’ won’t drive growth: official

Key advantages that have driven national growth will not last much longer, and policy breakthroughs are needed to unleash the nation’s ‘inner potential,’ a senior Party official said yesterday.

FDI disbursement up in the first half of this year

Foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursement experienced a year-on-year increase of 6.5 per cent to US$7.72 billion in the first half of this year, statistics from the Foreign Investment Agency revealed.

The overview of "Hanoi 2017 – Investment and Development Cooperation" conference

About 900 delegates and 500 domestic and foreign investors and enterprises are expected to join the Hanoi 2017 – Investment and Development Cooperation Conference held in Hanoi on June 25.

Vietnam launches new agency to 'rescue' farm products

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) launched a new department on Wednesday aiming to “rescue” the country's farm products.

Vietnam’s power prices high due to monopoly’s multi billion-dollar debt: official

Electricity of Vietnam owes US$9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.

Will VNG list shares on Nasdaq?

Cavico had to delist 10 years ago, an indication that it can be difficult for companies to enter foreign bourses.

Ministry's initiative: to make cars not yet manufactured in regional market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has proposed an original idea – manufacturing car models that other regional production bases do not make.

Hospitals: new target for investors

The ongoing patient overload at state-owned hospitals and the US$2 billion that Vietnamese spend on overseas healthcare services are drawing more investors to hospital projects.

VN’s growth target returns to 6.5% as FDI rises

Stronger export growth and a continued rise in investment suggest Viet Nam’s GDP growth will go back above 6.5 per cent in 2017, after a slowdown to 6.2 per cent in 2016.

Vietnam’s legislators approve to fast-track multi-billion-dollar airport

The National Assembly has agreed to allow site clearance for Long Thanh Airport to begin at an estimated cost of US$1 billion.