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South Korea tips fastest growth in three years in 2017

The forecast for 2017 marks the strongest projected growth of the South Korean economy since GDP expanded by 3.3 percent in 2014.

N. Korea economy grows at fastest pace in 17 years: Seoul

The economy grew 3.9 percent last year, the fastest since 1999. 

Fitch affirms China's A+ rating with stable outlook

China's economic growth is expected to reach 6.6 percent this year.
July 14, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

China's June factory price inflation subdued on modest raw materials recovery

Oversupply and weak demand remain problems.
July 10, 2017 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Trump bullish on 'blazing' economy but whose recovery is it?

'No matter where you look, the economy is blazing,' Trump said in a July 4 Independence Day speech.
July 07, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's growth forecast lowered by International Monetary Fund

A previous estimate of 6.5 percent has been slashed to 6.3 percent on the back of an underperforming oil industry.
July 06, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s economic growth to out-tiger China by 2018: UBS report

Increased foreign investment is putting Vietnam on the right track.
July 05, 2017 | 08:09 pm GMT+7

Qatar says Gulf crisis puts $2 bn in contracts at risk

The crisis has forced Qatar to turn elsewhere for long-term trade partners, especially those in Asia.
June 19, 2017 | 11:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam a rare bright spot for women as men continue to rule corporate Asia

Seats at the table: A new study by Deloitte has found that gender diversity in Asian boardrooms is very low.
June 17, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beats Thailand, Indonesia with big jump in global innovation ranking

The country, at number 47, is now only behind Singapore and Malaysia in Southeast Asia.
June 16, 2017 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s planning minister says growth target challenging but attainable

Lawmakers continue to question if an economic expansion of 6.7 percent for the year is too ambitious.
June 10, 2017 | 12:52 pm GMT+7

Chinese exports, imports beat forecasts but analysts wary

Exports rose 8.7 percent on-year to $191 billion while imports jumped 14.8 percent to $150.2 billion.
June 08, 2017 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

World Bank sees improving global economy but risks remain

The global economy still is expected to grow by 2.7 percent for 2017, rising to 2.9 percent in 2018 and 2019.
June 05, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam premier warns of sanctions on officials failing to meet growth targets

The government says it's determined to hit the economic growth target of 6.7 percent set for this year.
June 03, 2017 | 04:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to open 'outstanding' special economic zones

The country is becoming more selective in the kind of investment it seeks, giving greater priority to high-tech and green sectors.
May 24, 2017 | 09:19 pm GMT+7