Economy and commerce

Economic policy and administration

Long An maintains top position in FDI attraction in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta province of Long An last year issued licenses to 90 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a combined capital of 450 million USD, thus maintaining its leading position in FDI attraction in the region, according to local authorities. Statistics also show that ...

Mekong-Korea cooperation spearheads sustainable development

Ahead of the inaugural Mekong-Republic of Korea Summit and ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit next year, the two sides can benefit together by tackling the development challenges of the future, according to a group of experts at the sixth Mekong-ROK Business Forum on Dec. 13 in Seoul.  “Korea ...

Ten ASEAN Nations On Track For 5.2% Overall Growth Rate This Year - IMF Report

The ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are achieving overall booming growth rates of 5.2 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report on Thursday. “The member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) continue to ...

Myanmar Fails to Advance in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business List

Myanmar showed no improvement in its overall ranking in the World Bank’s latest ease of doing business index, retaining the No. 171 spot it held last year—and remaining the least favorable ASEAN member country in which to conduct business. Keep reading ...

Mekong Delta region makes up 18 percent of GDP

Mekong Delta localities collected more than 243.2 trillion VND (10.46 billion USD) for the budget in 2016-2018, and made up 18 percent of the country’s GDP, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI). Keep reading ...

China’s New Silk Road

Xi calls it the “project of the century,” a decades-long drive to grease the wheels of trade with massive infrastructure spending; Morgan Stanley estimates it will total $1.3 trillion by 2027. The Belt and Road is at the core of China’s foreign policy strategy and ...

Firms in Mekong Delta perform well in 2017

The number of well-performing businesses in the Mekong Delta increased with higher revenues and profits in 2017, according to a survey recently announced by the Can Tho city chapter of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Keep reading ...

Nhan Dan Online Newspaper Reporter

Measures sought for sustainable development in Mekong River basin

Representatives from 17 cities and provinces of the Mekong Delta and Central Highlands gathered in Pleiku city, Gia Lai province, on March 14 to seek ways for sustainable development of the Mekong Basin. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Gov’t defines eight key tasks for Mekong Delta sustainable development

The Government has defined eight key tasks to help the Mekong Delta achieve sustainable development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed in a document responding to queries from National Assembly Tran Thi Hoa Ry regarding development in the country’s largest granary.  Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Laos still attractive to Vietnamese investors: minister

Vietnamese businesses still think Laos is an attractive destination and will continue to invest in the country despite a slowdown in out-bound investment, Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung told Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Vientiane on December 16.Keep reading   ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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