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APEC economies seek to promote trade and innovation
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APEC economies seek to promote trade and innovation

Vietnamnet - Representatives from APEC member economies gathered at a symposium in Hanoi on May 19 to share experience in promoting trade and innovation and explore activities that APEC can

Industrial revolution poses challenges to APEC economies
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Industrial revolution poses challenges to APEC economies

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The globalisation process and the fourth industrial revolution is posing big challenges to member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in general and

Vietnam among ten economies with highest rate of female entrepreneurs
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Vietnam among ten economies with highest rate of female entrepreneurs

Vietnamnet - Vietnam ranks 7th among 54 Asian-Pacific economies having the highest rate of female entrepreneurs, according to the Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017 Report released by MasterCard.

Two economies within one country?
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Two economies within one country?

Vietnamnet - In the last 30 years, since the Foreign Investment Law took effect in 1987, foreign direct investment (FDI) capital to Vietnam increased from $0.324 in the first year to $24.373 billion

Vietnam among fastest-growing economies in Asia in 2017: economists
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Vietnam among fastest-growing economies in Asia in 2017: economists

Vietnamnet - Though skeptical about the 6.7 percent GDP growth rate target, economists still believe Vietnam will be among Asia's fastest growing economies.

Border cities worry that ending NAFTA would hurt economies
Politics

Border cities worry that ending NAFTA would hurt economies

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump's only visit to the U.S.-Mexico border while running for president was a stop in Laredo that lasted less than three hours. On some days, that's not long enough for

Four nations map course to carbon-free economies
Politics

Four nations map course to carbon-free economies

When it comes to purging fossil fuels from the global economy by mid-century -- our only hope of staving off catastrophic climate change -- it turns out that you can't get there from here without a

Investing in girls could unlock billions of dollars for national economies – U.N. agency
World

Investing in girls could unlock billions of dollars for national economies – U.N. agency

By Zoe Tabary LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If countries ended forced marriage, child labor, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls' health and rights, their

Vietnam is backsliding, now among least competitive economies in Asia Pacific
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Vietnam is backsliding, now among least competitive economies in Asia Pacific

A lack of innovation pulls the country down in the Global Competitiveness Index rankings.

Free trade between Vietnam and Eurasian economies to open on October 5
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Free trade between Vietnam and Eurasian economies to open on October 5

Vietnamese products will have better opportunities to penetrate the market of 175 million people.

Vietnam tops GDP growth outlook among six largest ASEAN economies: OECD
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Vietnam tops GDP growth outlook among six largest ASEAN economies: OECD


Despite sluggish global growth, Vietnam's economy is expected to continue to grow at a moderate pace and leave behind other big ASEAN nations in 2016.

Vietnam among fastest-growing economies in Asia, driven by electronic exports: IMF
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Vietnam among fastest-growing economies in Asia, driven by electronic exports: IMF

The economy will benefit from more reforms in state-owned enterprises and banking sectors, it says  Vietnam among Asia's top 10 investment hotspots: reportVietnam's economy slowing down after a