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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.
In an article posted on July 12, The Business Times of Singapore cited some economists' opinions that said Vietnam’s economy is back on track for a strong recovery this year.
Hanoi's authorities have allowed dine-in food and beverage venues to operate as normal, lifting the requirement to close before 9pm which has been enforced for months to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PM Pham Minh Chinh requested the gradual normalisation of the COVID-19 pandemic at a teleconference between the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control with ministries, sectors, and 63 provinces and cities.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has said that it has finalised a plan to reopen tourism activities in the new normal.
Dr Tran Dinh Thien, former Director of Vietnam Economics Institute, said Vietnam has the opportunity to recover the aviation and tourism industry and must not miss the opportunity.
The Government Office has sent a document to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) requesting to restore the visa waiver policy as applied before the Covid-19 outbreak. Vietnam plans to fully reopen the tourism market from March 15.
The year 2022 will not only be the time to live with but overcome the Covid-19 pandemic with a proactive attitude.
Photographer Gian Thanh Son took a special trip to the Mekong Delta in mid-February after the lunar New Year 2022.
The demand for workers is increasing in the tourism sector as Vietnam prepares for full tourism reopening from March 15. However, it’s very difficult to recruit workers at this time.
They hope to welcome a sizable number of international tourists this summer.
Banks have been increasing the attraction of deposits to have enough capital for the credit needs of customers. Credit demand is expected to increase from the first quarter of this year.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused local firms to face an array of risks, with there being a large and possible long-lasting vulnerability for them.
HCMC has seen almost all manufacturing enterprises resume after the Covid pandemic and operate at over 95% capacity.
Vietnam has basically fulfilled targets regarding the organisation of the Tet (Lunar New Year), the country’s biggest traditional festival, with security, safety and social welfare ensured, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed on February 3.
Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son has said the biggest wish of the entire sector now is that the pandemic will be brought under control soon so that students can return to school, and educational activities return to normal.
Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January edged up by 0.19% month-on-month, fueled by high consumer demand for the upcoming Lunar New Year or Tet, according to the General Statistics Office.