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Grasping transpacific opportunities
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Grasping transpacific opportunities

NDO - New elements added to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) based on the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have turned the CPTPP into a

Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment forum opens
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Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment forum opens

NDO - A forum to bolster Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment ties opened in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, on November 20.

Bac Kan urged to boost its growth
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Bac Kan urged to boost its growth

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has the asked authorities of the mountainous northern province of Bac Kan to take synchronous measures to improve growth quality and promote economic development

Vietnam attends largest Asia-Pacific food fair in Singapore
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Vietnam attends largest Asia-Pacific food fair in Singapore

NDO/VNA – Over 10 Vietnamese businesses are currently showcasing their products at the ongoing Asia-Pacific Food Expo (APFE) in Singapore, from November 17-20.

Trade fair to enhance Vietnam – Cambodia trade cooperation
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Trade fair to enhance Vietnam – Cambodia trade cooperation

NDO – The 2017 Vietnam Trade Fair, themed ‘Friendship, cooperation and development’ officially opened in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on November 18.

US$54 million solar power project planned for Binh Phuoc
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US$54 million solar power project planned for Binh Phuoc

NDO – The Binh Phuoc provincial People’s Committee has approved an investment plan for a 49-megawatt solar power project worth US$54 million, with funding from TaTa Power, an Indian power company, as

Industry 4.0 offers great development opportunities for Vietnam: Deputy PM Hue
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Industry 4.0 offers great development opportunities for Vietnam: Deputy PM Hue

NDO – Each industrial revolution (IR) in the world’s history has created opportunities for a number of countries and Vietnam's development opportunities will be in the fourth Industrial Revolution

Great potential for trade promotion between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China)
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Great potential for trade promotion between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China)

NDO – Vietnam and Hong Kong (China) have great potential to enhance economic cooperation, especially on increasing the value of trade between the two.

Vietnam’s central bank commits to fraud prevention
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Vietnam’s central bank commits to fraud prevention

NDO - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will take a wide range of measures to protect customers amid an increase in payment fraud, said Governor Le Minh Hung at the National Assembly’s question and

APEC Economic Leaders’ Week results shown to int’l organisations in Hanoi
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APEC Economic Leaders’ Week results shown to int’l organisations in Hanoi

NDO – Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, APEC 2017 SOM Chair, led a meeting in Hanoi on November 17 to announce the outcomes of APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017 to foreign

Special economic zones - new impetus for economic development
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Special economic zones - new impetus for economic development

NDO – Vietnam is promoting the establishment of three special economic zones (SEZs), including Van Don (Quang Ninh province), Bac Van Phong (Northern Van Phong, in Khanh Hoa), and Phu Quoc (Kien

Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling
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Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling

NDO/VNA – The Government will not raise the public debt ceiling in order to ensure debt payment capacity and balance the national financial system, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during

Central bank governor stresses solutions to bad debt settlement
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Central bank governor stresses solutions to bad debt settlement

NDO/VNA – Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung on November 16 fielded lawmakers’ questions about the banking system’s operations, underlining the need to focus on effectively

Deputy PM Hue meets with Samsung Vietnam leader
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Deputy PM Hue meets with Samsung Vietnam leader

NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue received General Director of Samsung Vietnam Shim Won-hwan in Hanoi on November 16, applauding the firm’s increase of locally made components in its

Vietnam, WEF cooperate on infrastructure development
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Vietnam, WEF cooperate on infrastructure development

NDO – The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry and the World Economic Forum (WEF), organised a workshop, titled “Vietnam-WEF infrastructure

Ministry announces Sabeco divestment plan
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Ministry announces Sabeco divestment plan

NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced the State divestment from Sai Gon Beer Alcohol Beverage Joint Stock Company, better known as Sabeco.

Deals worth US$258 million signed at Vietnam-China trade fair
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Deals worth US$258 million signed at Vietnam-China trade fair

NDO/VNA – The 17th Vietnam-China International Trade Fair has seen over US$258 million worth of trade deals signed between enterprises from both sides over the course of six days.

Over 400 enterprises join Vietnam international food expo
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Over 400 enterprises join Vietnam international food expo

NDO – As many as 450 domestic and international enterprises are taking part in the 2017 Vietnam International Food Industry Expo (Vietnam Foodexpo) at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre

Economic growth must serve the people: Deputy PM Hue
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Economic growth must serve the people: Deputy PM Hue

NDO – It is necessary to mobilise the participation of the people in the cause of innovation and socio-economic development to ensure its success, meanwhile, if the fruits of growth are not shared

First Vietnam Real Estate Forum opens
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First Vietnam Real Estate Forum opens

NDO – The first annual Vietnam Real Estate Forum officially opened in Hanoi on November 15, featuring the participation of around 800 domestic and foreign investors, property businesses and experts.

Quang Ninh strives to become leading tourism centre in the region
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Quang Ninh strives to become leading tourism centre in the region

NDO – In recent years, the number of domestic and international visitors to Quang Ninh province has strongly increased, affirming the position as well as rapid and stable development of the local

Techfest 2017 spreads strong startup spirit among community
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Techfest 2017 spreads strong startup spirit among community

NDO – The third national startup festival (Techfest) 2017 opened in Hanoi on November 14, targeting to express a strong entrepreneurial spirit and startup support into the community.

Vietnam’s US$6 billion target in coffee exports requires improved productivity
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Vietnam’s US$6 billion target in coffee exports requires improved productivity

NDO - Vietnam’s coffee sector needs to raise productivity, quality and added value of its products if it wants to fulfil the target of US$6 billion in export revenues by 2030.

Ho Chi Minh City, RoK’s Daegu forge stronger business collaboration
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Ho Chi Minh City, RoK’s Daegu forge stronger business collaboration

NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City and Daegu city of the Republic of Korea (RoK) should work together to optimise their cooperation potential in trade and investment in the future, said Le Thanh Liem, Vice

Vietnam targets spending deficit at 3.7% of GDP in 2018
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Vietnam targets spending deficit at 3.7% of GDP in 2018

NDO - The National Assembly of Vietnam has approved the budget for 2018 which aims for the expenditure deficit at VND204 trillion (US$9 billion), equivalent 3.7% of gross domestic product.