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China's trade surplus with US hits record as exporters rush to beat tariffs

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record monthly high of $28.97 billion in June.

Vietnam earns kudos for steady progress in innovation

Vietnam has climbed two spots on the Global Innovation Index and earned praise for being one of the few countries ...

Vietnam an appropriate growth model for North Korea: former envoy

The countries share much of historical and political background, Duong Chinh Thuc tells VnExpress.
July 02, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s VAT hike could plunge thousands into poverty

Large households with children and the elderly over 80, as well as people with insufficient education deemed most at risk.
July 01, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to face no FDI competition from North Korea: experts

'There is no concrete evidence that North Korea is moving to build trust among investors.'
June 28, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Trump gets win at US Supreme Court in China antitrust case

It threw out a lower court ruling that allowed two Chinese firms to escape $148 million in damages.
June 15, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s planned environmental tax hike under scrutiny for lack of transparency

While industry experts worry about losses, economists demand to know how the tax money will be spent.
May 20, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Births plunge to record lows in United States

U.S. fertility rate fell to 1.76 births per woman in 2017.
May 17, 2018 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Fitch raises Vietnam sovereign credit rating, sees fast growth

The country will remain among the fastest-growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region, Fitch said.
May 15, 2018 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese labor productivity among lowest in Asia despite growth: report

Productivity is rising, but not as fast as wages, creating the risk of an economic imbalance.
May 10, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should rethink locations of proposed special economic zones

It’s hard to see any logic behind Vietnam’s choice for special economic zones, all of which are far from the biggest cities. 
May 06, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Trump praises China's Xi as trade talks begin in Beijing

A breakthrough deal to fundamentally change China’s economic policies is viewed as highly unlikely.
May 04, 2018 | 08:05 am GMT+7

China 2018 GDP growth still seen slowing to 6.5 percent despite upbeat first quarter view

The biggest risk to China’s economy is rising trade frictions with the U.S.
April 17, 2018 | 08:32 am GMT+7

World Bank raises East Asia's 2018 GDP outlook, but wary of trade war

Two thirds of Chinese goods on a US tariff hike list are made in a supply chain that stretches across the region, particularly in Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
April 12, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to hike fuel taxes in fight against pollution

The proposed hike has raised concerns over aggravated costs for businesses and consumers.
April 05, 2018 | 03:00 am GMT+7
 
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