Japanese cooperation focus stretching to new areas

Japanese cooperation focus stretching to new areas

Kubo Yoshitomo, senior representative at the Vietnam Office of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), talked with VIR’s Dat Nguyen about the overview of JICA’s cooperation in Vietnam.
Substantial Israel agreement nearing completion

Substantial Israel agreement nearing completion

A bilateral free trade deal between Vietnam and Israel, slated for signing this week, is set to provide investment bonanzas for the two economies, which are seeking to amplify their foodstuff and agricultural ties.
Acceleration sought for socioeconomic recovery

Acceleration sought for socioeconomic recovery

The national Plan on Socioeconomic Development next year may not reach its desired growth goal if risks continue lingering and the country’s hallmark scheme on recovery keeps its existing slow pace in implementation.
Strengthened debt control underway

Strengthened debt control underway

In a bid to continue ensuring the country’s financial healthy situation, the National Assembly and the government have continued underscoring stringent management of the state budget as a solution to continue ensuring a safe public debt level.
Long-term nucleus for fresh assistance

Long-term nucleus for fresh assistance

Fuelled by local production gradually improving after over 18 months of disruption, Vietnam has shaped an ambitious plan for socioeconomic development next year. To realise this, a comprehensive support package has been proposed to help lift enterprises out of woes and boost public investment disbursement.
Keeping inflation in the sweet spot

Keeping inflation in the sweet spot

The government will attempt to successfully control inflation this year with demand potentially failing to fully recover, despite a rise in local consumption.
Statistical upgrade aids revision of GDP efforts

Statistical upgrade aids revision of GDP efforts

After reassessment, the Vietnamese economy is expected to enjoy an even bigger scale from next year, better reflecting the country’s economic structure.