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European Parliament approves EU-Vietnam free trade and investment protection deals

The EU-Vietnam trade agreement, the most modern and ambitious agreement ever concluded between the EU and a developing country, just got European Parliament’s backing.

HSBC estimates a 0.3 percentage point gain for Vietnam’s real GDP from EVFTA

Should the EU-Vietnam FTA be ratified at the end of 2019, Vietnam could expect to gain some 0.3 percentage point to its real GDP, say economists at HSBC.

World Bank raises Vietnam economic growth forecast by 0.3 per cent

The growth rate of Vietnam economy in 2018 was raised to 6.8 per cent by the World Bank, making Vietnam become one of the few countries having enhanced growth prospects.

Reducing trade costs can improve Vietnam's competitiveness in the ASEAN region

While Vietnam has made great progress in reducing tariffs, there remains significant potential to reduce trade costs through rationalization of non-tariff measures or specialized controls, more efficient border management and logistics.

Vietnam's GDP in 2017 breaks the target to reach 6.81 per cent, the highest rate since 2011

The gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017 is estimated to increase to 6.81 per cent, exceeding the target of 6.7 per cent and the highest rate since 2011, according to General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).

WB Country Director: Productivity growth named momentum for economic development

Vietnam Development Forum (VDF) held in Hanoi today focused on productivity growth, a key requirement for Vietnam's medium-term development prospects.

National Assembly concerns about plans to apply property tax on a pilot basis in Hochiminh City

Nearly all National Assembly members agreed to apply new regulations for Hochiminh City (HCMC) on a pilot basis, but doubts remain over property taxation.

Wave of SOEs Equitization drives up Vietnam stocks

In addition to private companies' initial public offering (IPO) plan, many state-owned enterprises (SOEs)' equitizations have strongly boosted Vietnam's stock market recently.

Vietnam's manufacturing PMI dropped to 51.6 in October to put pressure on rebound over the rest of year

“Growth will need to rebound from October's slowdown over the rest of 2017 to help meet the GDP target of 6.7 per cent growth,” said Andrew Harker, associate director at IHS Markit.

FDI attraction hit record growth and GDP growth rate reached 7.46% in the third quarter

On the afternoon of September 28, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council on assessing the macroeconomic indicators in the third quarter and the first 9 months of 2017.

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