By July, the disbursement progress of the country's public investment capital had significantly improved. However, it is still low, even down slightly compared to the same period in 2021. Hoàng Văn Cường, member of the National Assembly's Finance and Budget Committee, talks to Việt Nam Financial Times (Thời báo tài chính Việt Nam) about the matter.
The Party and State of Việt Nam always attach great attention to continuing to develop relations with the Republic of Korea (RoK), said Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee’s Secretariat Võ Văn Thưởng.
Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Nguyễn Thị Hồng said it is reasonable due to restricted supply according to the country’s policy to restrict gold supply sources with an aim to fight dollarisation and goldisation in the domestic economy
During a conference chaired by Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Monday to discuss measures to expand social housing facilities for workers and low-income earners, major enterprises and groups in Việt Nam committed to build more than 1.2 million houses under social housing projects by 2030.
The country aims to receive up to 5 million foreign tourists in 2022, although the ambition is clouded by surging inflation worldwide, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and China’s persistent zero COVID-19 policy.
HCM City needs to develop a specific roadmap to improve access to public transport, limit the use of personal vehicles, and speed up progress of metro lines, BRT (bus rapid transit), and others, experts said.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has called on the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s enterprises to increase investment in Việt Nam and boost connectivity with local firms so that Việt Nam can soon become a hub in regional and global value chains.
The meeting also had the participation of Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính who is vice chair of the council, National Assembly Chairman Vương Đình Huệ, Minister of Defence Phan Văn Giang, Minister of Public Security Tô Lâm, and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn.
The Immigration Department (under the Ministry of Public Security) said it will continue to issue the new navy blue-coloured passport forms (the version with electronic chips), amid confusion over Germany's provisional suspension of visas on these new passports.
Standard Chartered Bank forecasts Việt Nam’s GDP growth at 10.8 per cent and 3.9 per cent for the third and last quarter of 2022, respectively, taking full-year growth to 6.7 per cent. High global oil prices may have negative consequences for the economy.
Asia and the Pacific’s next tech startup “unicorn” may spring from Việt Nam, as the groundwork to build a strong ecosystem capable of supporting these businesses is well under way, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Chairing a Government meeting after the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính stressed the need for macroeconomic stability, controlling inflation, and boosting economic recovery.