The upward wave of steel stock prices

The upward wave of steel stock prices

In 2023, steel stock prices rose by an average of 58 per cent, outperforming the VN-Index by 46 per cent.
Vietnam's steel sector revitalised in 2024

Vietnam's steel sector revitalised in 2024

The steel sector in 2024 is predicted to have a bright future due to the worldwide surge in steel prices, increasing domestic demand driven by transport infrastructure activities, and the prospect of enhanced profit margins.
Sluggish ODA-loan status unacceptable

Sluggish ODA-loan status unacceptable

Vietnam has been slow in disbursement of official development assistance and foreign concessional loans this year, the government has acknowledged.
Five pilot policy groups proposed for road infrastructure projects

Five pilot policy groups proposed for road infrastructure projects

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said regulation frameworks must be adjusted to utilise resources, accelerate progress and public investment disbursement in road transport.
Public investment a locomotive for economic growth: Experts

Public investment a locomotive for economic growth: Experts

Public investment is expected to be an engine for Vietnam’s economic growth in the context that global headwinds may challenge the country’s growth target of 6.5 per cent, according to experts.
Public investment crucial for Vietnam’s economic growth: ADB director

Public investment crucial for Vietnam’s economic growth: ADB director

Vietnam’s maintaining the momentum of public investment will be crucial because it will rejuvenate economic activities, generate employment, and enhance domestic consumption, said ADB Country Director for Vietnam Shantanu Chakraborty.
The experience to develop vital expressway projects

The experience to develop vital expressway projects

The National Assembly and the government have approved many projects, prioritising the use of public investment capital from the Programme on Socioeconomic Recovery.
Rosier price prospects for steel products set for Q4

Rosier price prospects for steel products set for Q4

Slow consumption continues to pull domestic iron and steel prices down deeply, particularly as the Q3 low consumption season has not yet ended.
Accelerated public investment deemed the way out from steelmaking challenges

Accelerated public investment deemed the way out from steelmaking challenges

Steelmakers are hoping for a stronger 2024 through avenues such as public investment, after a downward trend in prices and demand.
The need for public investment to maximise FTA gains

The need for public investment to maximise FTA gains

One of the most striking changes over the decades has been Vietnam’s shift from one of the world’s most closed economies to one of the most open, in terms of trade and foreign direct investment to GDP ratios.
MPI urges the need for swift project implementation

MPI urges the need for swift project implementation

The MPI organised a conference on July 21 to review its performance in the first half of the year, and to implement tasks for the second half.
Delays still apparent despite progress

Delays still apparent despite progress

While the public investment spending rate in the first half of the year was much better than the same period last year, some transport infrastructure projects were still implemented too slowly compared to the set plan.
Stimulation essential to boost demand, yet credit vigilance required

Stimulation essential to boost demand, yet credit vigilance required

Pham The Anh, from the National Economics University, scrutinises the government's measures to stimulate economic growth.
Public investment: a bright spot to propel growth

Public investment: a bright spot to propel growth

Phi Huong Nga, director general of the Industry and Construction Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office, explains about public investment.
Public investment deemed key driver for economic growth and inflation control

Public investment deemed key driver for economic growth and inflation control

Rebounds in retail and consumption services and in the disbursement of public investment are expected to put pressure on the country’s efforts to bring inflation under control this year.
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