Plan adoption acknowledges likely issues

Plan adoption acknowledges likely issues

Vietnam’s socioeconomic development path for 2024 has taken shape, with a need to devise more schemes to boost industrial production and improve domestic consumption given global ongoing economic difficulties undermining the country’s exports.
Long An realising its long-term strategies

Long An realising its long-term strategies

Long An province, which is envisioned to become the dynamic economic centre of the southern region by 2030, is making efforts to drive its socioeconomic development.
Setting a strong impression for socioeconomic advances

Setting a strong impression for socioeconomic advances

Although the target of 6.5 per cent GDP growth in 2023 is challenging, the disbursement of public investment could still help Vietnam get as close to that goal as possible.
Human resources a driving force for southeastern region’s development: Official

Human resources a driving force for southeastern region’s development: Official

The southeastern region needs long-term planning and strategy for human resources development to meet the demands of industries during its socioeconomic development towards 2030 with a vision to 2045, an official has said.
PSRD drive to headline agenda for coming months

PSRD drive to headline agenda for coming months

The colossal socioeconomic recovery and development initiative continues to suffer from numerous hurdles in implementation, irking the government which has ordered quicker deployment to achieve the desired economic growth.
Disbursement of assistance to be bolstered for enterprises

Disbursement of assistance to be bolstered for enterprises

The country’s hallmark socioeconomic recovery and development initiative must be accelerated as implementation continues to be too slow, the government has acknowledged.
Mekong plan outlines path to security

Mekong plan outlines path to security

The Mekong Delta is stagnating on the back of poor frameworks and infrastructural gaps – flaws that are hoped to be remedied with a new 2021-2030 masterplan, driving regional socioeconomic growth.
Looking forward on back of achievements

Looking forward on back of achievements

Last year was the first in which the whole nation organised many activities to implement the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress, ushering in a new period in national renovation. Meanwhile, the world has been undergoing rapid and complicated upheavals.
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.
Building an appropriate plan for the socioeconomic future

Building an appropriate plan for the socioeconomic future

With the backdrop of the pandemic, global trade tensions, natural calamities, and other hurdles, Vietnam has drawn up new directions for its 5-year socioeconomic development that now depends on the leadership and determination of the newly-elected governm
Long distance ahead to reach Hanoi bridge goal

Long distance ahead to reach Hanoi bridge goal

While Hanoi’s new bridge development by 2030 is expected to drive future socioeconomic development and increase regional connectivity, bankability remains dim, waiting for special mechanisms in which to lure private investment.
More positive moves in living standards

More positive moves in living standards 2

The 13th National Party Congress wrapped up discussions on the country’s socioeconomic development path until 2025 and beyond in early February. Raymond Mallon, an economist based in Hanoi since 1991, writes about Vietnam’s economic outlook and issues for the next 5-year planning period.
10 hallmarks for the industry and trade sector in 2020

10 hallmarks for the industry and trade sector in 2020

The regional and global economy underwent swift and complex proceedings in 2020 due to the critical impacts of COVID-19. Leveraging the drastic and clear-sighted leadership of the Party and the government, Vietnam steered through turbulent times and secured major achievements in a year deemed as the most successful in the country’s socioeconomic development plan for the 2016-2020 period.
Determination and action to propel socioeconomic march

Determination and action to propel socioeconomic march

The 13th National Party Congress has set a new direction for the country’s development for the next 10 years.
Sky is the limit for Vietnam’s growth

Sky is the limit for Vietnam’s growth

The positive outcomes of 2020 can become a strong foundation for development in the new year. Talking with VIR’s Nguyen Huong, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong explains why growth in 2021 could even exceed the current goals set forth.
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