Vietnam Economy Remains Resilient

Vietnam’s economy is expected to grow by 1.8% in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic and bounce back to 6.3% in 2021, according to a new report by Asian Development Bank (ADB).

ICAEW: Vietnam Expected to be the only South-East Asian Economy to Record Positive Growth

9:09:47 AM | 11/9/2020

Covid-19 delivered the largest growth shock South-East Asia has seen since the Asian financial crisis in 1997, and regional growth is forecast to contract by 4.2% in 2020, according to a new report released by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Low Touch Economy: A Way Forward in Post-Pandemic World

1:46:29 PM | 26/8/2020

“The pandemic is changing how we work, eat, shop, exercise, and spend our free time in ways that we have never expected before,” said Dr. Pham Cong Hiep, a senior lecturer from RMIT’s School of Business & Management. He said this as academics from RMIT University have proposed a ‘low touch economy’ for Vietnam as a strategic response to Covid-19.

Pandemic Fuels Global Demand for ‘Cobots’ in Health Sector

11:54:40 AM | 24/8/2020

Universal Robots (UR), Denmark-based collaborative robots (cobots) technology market leader, today advised business leaders in Vietnam, across health and related key industries, to leverage robotic automation in response to COVID-19 pandemic challenges.

Seafood Firms Bemoan Policy Distresses

9:32:59 AM | 17/8/2020

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) and many businesses recently sent a petition to relevant ministries and agencies on export-affected regulations.

Vietnam Social Security: Efforts to Fulfil Tasks and Targets amid Complicated COVID-19 Pandemic

10:12:37 AM | 15/8/2020

Given the context of the complicated COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has obtained significant achievements by actively applying solutions, promptly following executive instructions of the Government and the Prime Minister, launching tasks and solutions to ensure interests of beneficiaries and tackling difficulties for local enterprises to operate effectively and ensure social security.

Vietnam's Economic Growth Remains Positive

9:25:07 AM | 14/8/2020

Vietnam’s GDP growth is forecast at 3.1% in 2020 before rebounding to 7% next year, while ASEAN+3 growth is predicted to sink to 0% in 2020, according to the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).

ASEAN+3 Expects Gradual U-Shaped Recovery amid Renewed Pandemic Outbreaks

9:26:41 AM | 12/8/2020

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to cast a long, dark—and uncertain—shadow over the outlook for growth, having wreaked havoc on the global economy since February 2020. ASEAN+3 governments have taken unprecedented measures to contain the transmission of the virus and keep their economies afloat. This challenging situation is highlighted in the August Update of the 2020 ASEAN+3 Regional Economic Outlook released by the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).

Hard to Maintain Economic Growth Pace

9:12:03 AM | 11/8/2020

Vietnam's economic growth rate is likely to be negative in the last five months of 2020 due to effects of the second outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic seen in recent days.

WB Aids Vietnam to Enhance Capacities to Cope with Covid-19

9:11:36 AM | 10/8/2020

The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) recently signed a US$6.2 million grant agreement to strengthen Vietnam’s Covid-19 surveillance and testing capacities, research capacity for Covid-19 vaccines and test kits, and communications about the pandemic.

Vietnam Needs New Growth Drivers for Economic Recovery

10:06:50 AM | 5/8/2020

Despite suffering a big shock, Vietnam is still among the most dynamic countries in the world, said the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report, titled “What will be the new normal for Vietnam? The economic impact of Covid-19” released recently.