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National development depends on its people

Before the Year of the Dragon, the SGGP Newspaper organized a roundtable discussion on the national governance approach centered around the people as the foundation, as well as the current position and fortune of the country.

Fear of responsibility: a serious 'disease': PM

The Prime Minister’s telegram on April 19 to correct and intensify the responsibility of ministries and state agencies in handling their work was necessary amid the widespread "disease" called "fear of responsibility".

Cautious targets outlined for 2023

The Vietnamese economy is expected to sail forward thanks in part to a boost in domestic consumption and production, which will continue being among prime priorities set by the government to hit its new growth target.

Which sectors are bound for breakthroughs?

Analysts and investors still expect certain industry groups will outperform the general market in 2023, based on their own stories and the varying degrees of impact from the economic context and the outlook for this year.

Socio-economic recovery programme reaps fruit

After two years of struggling to deal with COVID-19, seemingly the biggest game changer of the global economy in the century,  Vietnam has found its way to respond appropriately to the pandemic and even thrive.

'Dynamic business force' needed as first and second generation of executives ages

After Doi Moi (renovation), when a multi-sector economy was recognized, more Vietnamese business people began appearing.

Vietnam recovers impressively amid world uncertainties

With a high gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, low inflation rate and stable exchange rate, Vietnam is a bright spot in the global economic picture.

Vietnamese economy forecast to grow 7.5% in 2022

The nation’s economic recovery has accelerated over the last six months on the back of a resilient manufacturing sector coupled with a robust rebound in services, according to a World Bank (WB) economic update for Vietnam released on August 8.

Vietnam must not settle for “world factory” status

Vietnam must move forward unless it wants to be saddled with the status of the “world’s factory”, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on July 28.

Harvard study names Vietnam among fastest-growing economies by 2030

Vietnam, together with China, Indonesia, Uganda, and India, are set to be among the fastest growing economies in the world by 2030, according to researchers at the Growth Lab of Harvard University.

Clear and effective policies help mitigate external shock impact

Despite the global economy enduring an array of unpredictable fluctuations, the timely introduction and effective implementation of Government policies have contributed to Vietnam avoiding external shocks whilst also promoting growth.

HCMC in growth momentum

The June 2022 Report on HCMC’s macroeconomy said the city’s economy has almost got back to its high-growth path. Certain industries have hit or exceeded their pre-pandemic growth rates.

VN stocks could be in sweet spot as GDP growth surges, stronger growth forecast

The Vietnamese economy grew by 7.7 per cent in the second quarter, one of the fastest rates in a decade, and is expected to expand even faster this quarter, driven by an ongoing burst of consumption.

Vietnam firmly rebounds amid challenges

HSBC Global Research expects Vietnam to be among the region's top growing nations, as it was one of the world's few countries to record growth in two consecutive years since the pandemic.

Rising inflation will slow economic recovery

Although global inflation is a reality, the general feeling is that inflation is still under control. However, continued rising inflation is bound to affect the efforts of the Government to make full economic recovery.

Economy bounces back faster than expected

Vietnam’s economy continued to expand in the second quarter of the year, with gross domestic product (GDP) growing 7.7% year on year, the highest quarterly growth rate in 11 years.

The paradoxes of growth

The high economic growth rate and the prosperity of a number of business fields in H1 demonstrates the judiciousness of the decisions to change the country's Covid-19 prevention and control strategy.

CIEM provides two scenarios for Vietnam’s economic growth this year

Vietnam’s economic growth this year can reach up to 6.9% in the best-case scenario, the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) announced during a workshop on July 15 to launch a report on Vietnam’s economy in the first half of 2022.

Inflation statistics and confidence levels

As a reporter in charge of macroeconomic news, I always seek to read statistics because figures are not biased and allow me to have an overall view of things. But, honestly speaking, not all statistics give me a sense of confidence.

Banking stocks at attractive level?

The banking industry has been facing many difficulties due to concerns about inflation and increasing bad debts since Circular No.14 ended, especially the Government's actions to closely manage and supervise the capital and real estate markets.