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Vietnam’s 2019 economy hinges upon bright and gloomy shades

Outlook of Vietnam's economic growth in 2019 will be a picture mixing the grey shade of things to look out and the pink shade of things to look forward to, according to influential economist Dr. Vo Tri Thanh.

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.

ADB reduces Vietnam's GDP growth forecast to 6.9pc

Vietnam’s economy continued to perform strongly in the first half of 2018, however, it remains vulnerable to external and domestic challenges, according to Asian Development Bank.

Inclusive business is exception rather than norm: Oxfam

Vietnam’s richest man earns more in a day than the poorest person earns in 10 years, according to an Oxfam Report which further specifies that despite this economic progress, the divide between the rich and poor has continued to grow.

FDI sector still keeps Vietnam's economy growth on a string

Despite the significant contribution of FDI to the growth of Vietnam's economy, there are still many opposing views from experts concerning about the over reliance of Vietnam on foreign enterprises.

ANZ optimistic about Vietnam's economic growth

Vietnam would experience strong GDP growth this year and next, as it continues to attract FDI inflows and expand their manufacturing base, according to the head of Asia research at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd.

Vietnamese currency improvised from US-China tit-for-tat trade war

The Vietnamese government will have appropriate improvisation instead of floating the exchange rate under the context of escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, according to economic experts.

WB raises forecast for Vietnam's economic growth to 6.8 per cent

Vietnam's economy is forecasted to expand by 6.8 percent in 2018 before moderating to 6.6 percent in 2019 as capacity constraints become more binding, according to World Bank.

Fitch upgrades rating for Vietnam citing it as the fastest amongst 'BB' rated peers

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Vietnam’s rating from "BB-" to "BB" proving the nation’s improvement on economic growth, foreign exchange reserves and government debt.

Conflicted projection of Vietnam economy in 2018

In spite of the general positive medium-term prospect, significant challenges still remain to hover Vietnam's attempts on securing a sustainable growth this year.

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