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Economists: More measures needed to support enterprises amid COVID-19

More measures and policies should be introduced to support enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in the context of a growing number of businesses temporarily ceasing operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam’s 50 best-performing firms announced

The list of Vietnam’s 50 best-performing companies (Top 50) was announced by the Nhip Cau Dau Tu (Investment Bridge) magazine and Thien Viet Joint Stock Company in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27.

Economists say government optimism unfounded

The Ministry of Planning and Investment says the country’s economic recovery in the first quarter has created momentum for stronger development in subsequent quarters. But many congressmen and economists do not share that view.

As unreliable as Vietnamese statistics

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese economists read a lot of statistical reports every day. But that doesn’t mean they trust them.

2014 economy: NA, government keeps optimistic, economists cautious

The targeted GDP growth rate and CPI increase in 2014 of 5.8 percent and 7 percent, respectively, have been approved by the National Assembly. However, the targets, in the eyes of economists, are unfeasible.

Vietnam’s economy gets stronger?

The government has reported that the national economy is recovering from the recession. Meanwhile, economists have reminded that the national budget is facing the shortfall and the unemployment rate has been increasing.