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Much to ponder for a digital-led economy

The pandemic and Industry 4.0 have opened up new directions for Vietnam’s economy, while digital transformation could be the key to unlocking and recovering the economy.

Vietnamese enterprises build resilience amid pandemic

Vietnam’s economy has undergone a lot of changes during one year since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the country in January, 2020, 

Vietnam to have 12 ecosystems with revenue of 100 billion USD: McKinsey

Twelve large ecosystems will be established across retail and institutional services in Vietnam by 2025, constituting a revenue pool of about 2.4 trillion VND (100 billion USD).

Local enterprises must raise product quality to surmount EU barriers: experts

Experts have suggested Vietnamese enterprises improve product quality standards to overcome barriers imposed by the fastidious yet promising EU market, thus optimising the advantages to be generated from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

EVFTA to help cover some economic losses from pandemic

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), to take effect shortly, is expected to make up for some of the losses Vietnam’s economy incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to insiders.

NA Standing Committee urges Gov’t to build short-, long-term development scenarios

The Government should take the initiative in building short- and long-term scenarios for socioeconomic development and review major targets of the economy for 2020 and 2016-2020, which will be the basis for adjusting targets,

COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy but it’s also believed to create the conditions to attract more FDI as there have been signs of a switch in capital flows away from China and to ASEAN member countries.

Epidemic only a short-term dampener, VN story remains intact: survey

Though Vietnam’s economy will suffer in the short term from coronavirus, the country’s drive to integrate into the global economy will continue to create plenty of new opportunities for trade and investment in the long run.


Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019

One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among Vietnam's top 10 economic events 2019.

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 6.8 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s economy has performed well in 2019, with GDP expanding by an estimated 6.8 percent, public debt reduced by almost 8 percentage point of GDP since 2016, and a trade balance surplus for the fourth year in a row.

New-generation FTAs create opportunities, challenges for Vietnam’s economy

VOV.VN - Vietnam will be able to maintain its high GDP growth if it can negotiate effective trade agreements, especially new-generation free trade agreements.

Vietnam’s economy stays positive amid global growth slowdown: PM

Vietnam’s economy remains positive despite the slowdown in global economic growth, especially in Asia, over the last 11 months, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for November on December 2.