Vietnam introduces investment potential to German firms

Vietnam introduces investment potential to German firms

Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu has briefed German businesses on Vietnam’s economic development and potential for companies in Baden-Württemberg State’s Karlsruhe city to invest in Vietnam.
Long-term focus crucial in face of quarterly GDP drop

Long-term focus crucial in face of quarterly GDP drop

The GDP growth target for the entire year is under threat unless the fourth quarter can record a high figure to compensate for the past nine months.
Vietnam standing its ground in private equity realm

Vietnam standing its ground in private equity realm

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted countless lives and businesses, causing the world’s economy to slump as global GDP shrunk by 4.1 per cent in 2020, as estimated by S&P. Nonetheless, Vietnam stood out as one of the brighter spots of 2020 with an estimated GDP growth rate of 2.91 per cent thanks to its effective handling of the pandemic.
Vietnam recovery prospects brightest in Southeast Asia: ICAEW

Vietnam recovery prospects brightest in Southeast Asia: ICAEW

The recovery prospects look brightest for Vietnam and the country is expected to be the only Southeast Asian economy to record positive growth this year, according to the latest Global Economic Outlook report from Oxford Economics, commissioned by chartered accountancy body ICAEW.
Standard Chartered Bank forecasts Vietnam’s 2020 growth at 3 per cent

Standard Chartered Bank forecasts Vietnam’s 2020 growth at 3 per cent

Hanoi - Standard Chartered Bank expects Vietnam’s growth to slow to a multi-year low of 3 per cent this year on soft external demand, with external headwinds set to offset domestic outperformance.
Revised GDP goals to buttress growth

Revised GDP goals to buttress growth

The aftermath of the health crisis has prompted Vietnam to consider adjusting its economic growth target, with the recommendation that providing practical support for the private sector will help the economy achieve higher growth and create more jobs.
Vietnam should prepare to welcome investment wave: official

Vietnam should prepare to welcome investment wave: official

Transnational businesses are considering shifting their facilities, which is a challenge but also a good opportunity for Vietnam, and the country should prepare to welcome a wave of investment, Minister – Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said on May 5.
Standard Chartered Bank: Vietnam's 2020 economic growth to fall to 3.3 pct.

Standard Chartered Bank: Vietnam's 2020 economic growth to fall to 3.3 pct.

Vietnam’s economic growth is forecast to shrink to 3.3 percent this year due to the impact of a raft of external challenges, according to the latest economic outlook released by Standard Chartered Bank on April 23.
Shares rise up despite falling macroeconomic metrics

Shares rise up despite falling macroeconomic metrics

Shares gained for three consecutive sessions on Friday, retracing some of the early week’s losses despite the record 10-year low GDP growth released during the day.
Southeast Asia’s GDP growth to remain at 4.5 per cent in 2020

Southeast Asia’s GDP growth to remain at 4.5 per cent in 2020

Economic growth across Southeast Asia will slow to 4.5 per cent in 2019 and remain unchanged in 2020, amidst high risks of a re-escalation in trade tensions.
Vietnam’s national brand valued at 247 billion USD

Vietnam’s national brand valued at 247 billion USD

Vietnam’s national brand in 2019 was valued at 247 billion USD by Brand Finance, up 12 billion USD compared to 2018.
ICAEW forecasts Southeast Asia GDP growth to slow in 2019

ICAEW forecasts Southeast Asia GDP growth to slow in 2019

ICAEW forecast economic growth across Southeast Asia to slow down to 5 per cent in 2019, following the impacts of the US-China trade war.
Vietnam fastest growing ASEAN economy: SCB

Vietnam fastest growing ASEAN economy: SCB

Standard Chartered Bank continues to expect Viet Nam’s robust GDP growth of 7 per cent in 2018, driven by strong FDI-supported electronics manufacturing and rising consumption.
Vietnam’s economy stablises in 2018

Vietnam’s economy stablises in 2018

Fiscal consolidation, together with low inflation rates in 2018, are chief drivers for Vietnam’s continuously stabilising macro economy in the context of rising global trade protectionism and turmoil, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

GDP growth talked down

Vietnam is likely to hit its 8.5 per cent GDP growth target this year, but economists have warned that the government’s key emphasis should be on reform not growth figures.