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Vietnam fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia: ADB

The Asian Development Bank maintains its Vietnam GDP growth forecast at 6.8 percent this year, and 6.7 percent in 2020, the highest in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam economy to become larger than Singapore’s in 10 years: DBS Bank

Vietnam’s economy could surpass Singapore’s by 2029 thanks to rising foreign investment and productivity growth, the Singaporean creditor says.

Lawmakers want fewer incentives to foreign investors

Some lawmakers have called for reducing incentives to foreign investors, citing they could undermine the competive edge of domestic businesses.
May 23, 2019 | 11:16 am GMT+7

Digitization could add 1.1 percent to Vietnam’s GDP growth

Digitization could contribute 1.1 percent GDP per year to Vietnam until 2045, experts say.
May 15, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Fitch revises Vietnam outlook upwards to positive

Global credit rating agency Fitch said Vietnam will remain one of the fastest growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region.
May 11, 2019 | 07:58 am GMT+7

China April factory growth unexpectedly slows as economy struggles for traction

Factory activity in China expanded for a second straight month in April but at a much slower pace than expected, an official survey showed on Tuesday. 
April 30, 2019 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

As trade talks reach endgame, U.S.-China ties could hinge on enforcement

U.S. negotiators head to China Tuesday to try to hammer out details to end the two countries’ trade war, including the shape of an enforcement mechanism.
April 29, 2019 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Poverty leading concern in Vietnam despite low wealth gap awareness

Poverty remains a top concern among Vietnamese people, according to a report evaluating the country’s public administrative procedures.
April 03, 2019 | 11:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s ‘cheapness’ is hurting future generations

Cheap labor and resources may attract foreign investors, but the nation and its people benefit little.
February 04, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam per capita income matches Malaysia’s 20 years ago

Vietnam’s recent economic achievements notwithstanding, much effort is needed for it to close the gap with other countries, a minister has said.
January 31, 2019 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Vietnam makes debut in Bloomberg innovative economy index

Vietnam has for the first time entered the Bloomberg Innovation Index of the world’s 60 most innovative economies.
January 24, 2019 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018.
January 20, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

Businesses are shutting earlier than usual this year as the prolonged trade war curtails orders.
January 19, 2019 | 07:02 pm GMT+7

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

The U.S. is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement.
January 19, 2019 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to see slower growth in 2019: forecasts

Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to slow down this year though it will remain a regional outperformer, according to leading global analysts.
January 04, 2019 | 12:59 pm GMT+7
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