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Vietnam's credit growth hit 18.17 pct in 2017: Ministry of Finance

The economy also surpassed the annual target by reaching 6.81 percent growth.

Make reforms while sun shines on world economy: Lagarde

Global economic growth in 2017 hit a high note for the first time in a long time.

Vietnam’s economy grows 6.8 percent in 2017, hitting 10-year high

The country has defied the odds after a slow start to the year and surpassed its own ‘ambitious’ target.
December 27, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Is life better today than 50 years ago? Most Vietnamese say YES

Economic confidence helps Vietnam lead a divided survey on whether life has progressed over the past five decades.
December 06, 2017 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam makes power price hike ahead of year-end production rush

Power monopoly EVN is the country's biggest debtor and often claims losses when it wants to raise prices.
December 01, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Sinking oil output should make Vietnam focus on tourism for economic growth: deputy PM

'It is better to welcome 1 million tourists than trying to find 1 million tons of crude oil.'
October 24, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Asian Development Bank lowers Vietnam's economic growth forecast to 6.3 percent

The lender said weak mining output had triggered the downward adjustment.
September 26, 2017 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's gov't shelves sweeping new tax hikes

The proposed increases would make it harder for the country to hit its ambitious economic growth target this year.
September 12, 2017 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report

Cheap labor continues to be a magnet for foreign investors.
August 04, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

HSBC lowers 2017 economic growth forecast for Vietnam

The expected growth rate is now far below the government’s target of 6.7 percent.
July 20, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7

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

Electricity of Vietnam owes $9.7 billion, and often blames losses for hiking prices.
June 22, 2017 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam won't change GDP growth target for 2017 after Q1 slowdown

The government has adopted a determined stance despite a slowdown in the industrial sector, a smaller rice harvest and a widening trade gap.
May 05, 2017 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

ADB revises up Vietnam economic growth forecast for 2017

The new growth rate is still below the government's target of 6.7 percent.
April 10, 2017 | 08:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Q1 economic growth slowest in 3 years

The industrial sector and trade deficit have been dragging on the country's economic momentum.
March 29, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says must be sure Formosa Plastics can operate safely

The Vietnamese government said it would only allow the firm to dispose of waste once it "ensures complete environmental safety."
March 09, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7