Pham The Anh, a senior expert from the National Economics University, scrutinises the government's measures to stimulate economic growth, while discussing the threats to development in the face of low demand.
Public investment has been a highlight of the economy in the first half of this year. Phi Huong Nga, director general of the Industry and Construction Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office, explains why it is the key enabler to drive growth for the rest of this year.
In order to boost ability to draw in foreign investment, Vietnam must reduce business costs, particularly in logistics. Dang Dinh Dao, former director of the Institute for Economic Research and Development at the National Economics University, discussed the reasons why with VIR’s Manh Bon.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has underlined the importance of an independent and self-reliant economy, embracing effective international integration. Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien, head of the PM’s Economic Advisory Group, talked with Manh Bon about how to build an independent and effective economy as Vietnam integrates globally.
Vietnam’s economy expanded by 8.02 per cent in 2022, setting a record that covers many years. Le Trung Hieu, deputy general director of the General Statistics Office, spoke with VIR's Manh Bon about the development situation in 2022 and outlined the difficulties facing Vietnam’s economy in the year ahead.
Phi Huong Nga, deputy general director of the Department of Industrial and Construction Statistics under the General Statistics Office, explains to VIR's Manh Bon why the economic growth target set by the National Assembly at 6.5 per cent in 2023 is feasible, yet not easy to reach.
The Law on Insurance Business 2022 is slated to come into force in 2023. Nguyen Quang Huyen, deputy general director of the Insurance Supervisory Authority under the Ministry of Finance, spoke to VIR's Manh Bon about the highlights of the new law.
Chu Hai Van, deputy general director of the Industrial and Construction Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office delivers a picture on foreign investment flows into Vietnam in 2021 and elaborates the upbeat prospects for 2022.
The agriculture sector is experiencing unprecedented challenges owing to a considerable increase in input costs and a drop in sales prices. Duong Manh Hung, head of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Statistics Department of the General Statistics Office, talked with Manh Bon about the need for tax policy to temporarily resolve the agricultural sector's difficulties, combined with the long-term goal of reducing reliance on imported materials.
Vietnam’s economy contracted 6.17 per cent in the third quarter this year, the most critical drop since 2000, when Vietnam's quarterly growth statistics were first published. Le Trung Hieu, general director of the System of National Accounts under the General Statistics Office shared why he remains optimistic about the country’s growth prospects.
Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, deputy director of the Population and Labour Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office, takes a look at the results of the first bailout package supporting people and firms hit by COVID-19, and discusses how to enhance the efficiency of the next one.
Le Trung Hieu, director general of the System of National Accounts Department under the General Statistics Office, highlights the need to take radical measures for optimal GDP growth amid the current COVID-19 complications.
After raising tariffs to 25 per cent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports last week, the United States is considering inflicting tariffs on a further $325 billion of their trade rival’s products. Economist Can Van Luc talked with VIR about the possible impacts on the Vietnamese economy from any steps the major powers decide to take next.
Tax management for mergers and acquisitions activities has recently drawn a great deal of attention from the public. Nguyen Van Phung, director of the Department of Tax Administration at Large Enterprises under the General Department of Taxation, told Manh Bon about the major points of the current tax law governing these transactions.
While the proposal to extend the land use duration for investors at special administrative-economic zones (SAEZs) to a maximum of 70 years did not enjoy widespread support, Tran Quang Chieu, standing member of the National Assembly Finance and Budget Committee, explains why he went a step further and proposed a maximum of 99 years.