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.
Nourishing by nature through FrieslandCampina Vietnam initiatives

Nourishing by nature through FrieslandCampina Vietnam initiatives

Thanks to programmes that support thousands of people from children to dairy farmers across the country, FrieslandCampina Vietnam was honoured at last week’s Sustainable Companies in Vietnam 2020 event for its contributions to socioeconomic and sustainable development. VIR’s Thanh Dat spoke to managing director Berend Van Wel about the company’s activities in the past year and its prospects for sustainability in Vietnam.
Flexibility neccessary to meet GDP targets

Flexibility neccessary to meet GDP targets

Vietnam’s socioeconomic development plan for next year has been decided, laying a foundation for the government to apply sturdy solutions to achieve higher growth.
Lessons utilised in shaping the country’s socioeconomic strategy

Lessons utilised in shaping the country’s socioeconomic strategy

Economic advisors have praised the outlined goals of a new socioeconomic development plan for the next decade and are offering recommendations before it is submitted to the government.
Economic growth targets eclipsed on eight counts

Economic growth targets eclipsed on eight counts

With a highly-valued outlook from the international community and fuelled by a recovering global economy, Vietnam is on the way to accomplishing its socioeconomic development goals for the year while laying firm groundwork towards 2020.
Socioeconomic performance in January

Socioeconomic performance in January

Consumer price index grew up slightly while industrial production picked up 20.9% in January.