Potential drivers set for both greener trade and growth

Potential drivers set for both greener trade and growth

Vietnam, whose growth is expected to strongly bounce back this year and beyond, is advised to green its trade sector as it will help improve the economy’s competitiveness and materialise the government’s commitment to minimise greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over future decades.
Cash injection to give economy lease of life

Cash injection to give economy lease of life

A gigantic economic recovery and development programme worth nearly $35 billion is expected to drive the economy to a higher level of growth, with focus to be placed on supporting enterprises and individuals as well as increasing investment in infrastructure development.
Overspend in the works for reboot of national economy

Overspend in the works for reboot of national economy

Vietnam may not be able to increase its budget deficit next year in order to ensure state budget spending, with the economy still sabotaged and business revenues still dented.
Vietnam ready to contribute to globe’s climate aspirations

Vietnam ready to contribute to globe’s climate aspirations

Vietnam will make a commitment on reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the world’s largest event on climate change, showing itself as a reliable and responsible member of the world’s community.
Expansive GMS cooperation mooted

Expansive GMS cooperation mooted

Vietnam is playing a crucial role in shaping economic corridors within the Greater Mekong Subregion, which will not only help itself but also other regional nations to woo investment and facilitate trade with the outside world.
Production shoring up state coffers

Production shoring up state coffers

Although the state budget revenue was dented in May due to the resurgence of COVID-19 affecting businesses’ performances, the first five months of the year have seen a big surplus in the state coffers, showing a gradual recovery of domestic production and business activities.
Industrial production lends stability amid disruption

Industrial production lends stability amid disruption

Despite massive difficulties due to the health crisis causing disarray in supply chains, local industrial production is bouncing back thanks in part to a rise in trade, promising a brighter picture for economic growth.
Relocated families availing of UNDP mine clearance activities

Relocated families availing of UNDP mine clearance activities

With a key priority on Vietnam’s United Nations Security Council agenda this month focused on addressing the consequences of bombs and mines left from wars and maintaining sustainable peace, the country along with South Korea and the United Nations Development Programme have been working in tandem to overcome the deadly legacy left in Vietnam.
Thoughts return to stronger rail options

Thoughts return to stronger rail options

The recent Suez Canal blockage may prompt governments to consider further development of multimodal transportation of goods, with different trans-continental rail routes.
Tree-planting in Phu Yen lays roots for nationwide goal

Tree-planting in Phu Yen lays roots for nationwide goal

The south-central province of Phu Yen has commenced its plan to plant millions of trees over the next five years, making it a greener locality in pursuit of sustainable development.
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