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Huge potential for promoting Vietnam-South Africa investment and cooperation
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Huge potential for promoting Vietnam-South Africa investment and cooperation

NDO – The potential for cooperation and investment between localities in Vietnam and South Africa remains promising heard a workshop held in Johannesburg city, South Africa, on October 12.

Vietnam ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting
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Vietnam ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting

NDO – The APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting 2017 is scheduled to take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang from November 6 to 11. On the occasion, in an interview granted to Nhan Dan (People)

Inflation projected to be kept below 4%
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Inflation projected to be kept below 4%

NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has emphasised that inflation for the whole year should be curbed below 4% in order to help reduce costs for enterprises and fulfil the GDP growth target of

Ho Chi Minh City wants French investment in transport, urban development
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Ho Chi Minh City wants French investment in transport, urban development

NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with France in transport infrastructure and urban development projects, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc works with PetroVietnam
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc works with PetroVietnam

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a working session with the key leaders of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) in Hanoi, on October 12.

Enhancing role of Vietnamese entrepreneurs in new stage of development
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Enhancing role of Vietnamese entrepreneurs in new stage of development

NDO - Today is Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Day, an occasion to review the six years of implementing the Politburo’s resolution on promoting the role of entrepreneurs in the period of deepening

Hanoi seeks to strengthen economic partnership with British businesses
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Hanoi seeks to strengthen economic partnership with British businesses

NDO – A seminar was held in Hanoi on October 12, under the theme ‘Hanoi meets British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV)’, with the aim of seeking stronger economic partnership between Vietnam’s capital

Workshop seeks to boost CLMV cyber cooperation
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Workshop seeks to boost CLMV cyber cooperation

NDO/VNA – A two-day workshop opened in Hanoi on October 12 to discuss cyber policies and cooperation among Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).

Government projects GDP growth of 6.7% in 2017
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Government projects GDP growth of 6.7% in 2017

NDO/VNA – The Government has projected a GDP growth rate of 6.7% in 2017 in a report submitted to the National Assembly Standing Committee during the Committee’s 15th session in Hanoi, on October 12.

Vietjet Air signs interline partnership agreement with Qatar Airways
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Vietjet Air signs interline partnership agreement with Qatar Airways

NDO/VNA –Vietjet Air and Qatar Airways have signed an interline partnership agreement to bring more choices and convenience for passengers, the low-cost airline announced on October 11.

International exhibition on machine tools opens in Ho Chi Minh City
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International exhibition on machine tools opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO - Metalex Vietnam 2017, an international exhibition showcasing machine tools and metalworking for production upgrades, opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh

Cultural exchange attracts over 200 entrepreneurs
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Cultural exchange attracts over 200 entrepreneurs

NDO – More than 200 entrepreneurs from across the country participated in a cultural exchange in Hanoi, on October 11, which was held by the National Assembly’s Economic Committee and the Institute

Programme encourages Vietnamese people to prioritise Vietnamese goods
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Programme encourages Vietnamese people to prioritise Vietnamese goods

NDO - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) held a ceremony in Hanoi, on October 11, to conclude the programme on raising public awareness, and increasing the consumption, of Vietnamese goods.

City calls for investment in 133 development projects
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City calls for investment in 133 development projects

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City calls for investment in 133 projects, including 73 transport infrastructure development projects, 21 urban refurbishment and resettlement schemes, 11 education projects and

EU - Potential market for Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports
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EU - Potential market for Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports

NDO - The Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association has forecast that the proportions of Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports will go up in the near future.

International Precision Engineering Exhibition opens in Hanoi
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International Precision Engineering Exhibition opens in Hanoi

NDO - The 5th International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition and Conference (MTA Hanoi) 2017 opened at the Hanoi International Exhibition Centre on October 11.

Hanoi launches start-up ecosystem portal
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Hanoi launches start-up ecosystem portal

NDO - The Hanoi municipal People's Committee in coordination with VPBank held a launching ceremony for the city's start-up ecosystem portal and a large-scale co-working space in support of the

Deputy PM advocates sustainable business models
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Deputy PM advocates sustainable business models

NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam held a working session in Hanoi on October 10 with the Executive Board of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) within the framework

Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign joint venture deal
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Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign joint venture deal

NDO/VNA - Vietnam Airlines and Air France have inked a joint venture deal, which is due to start from November 1, to bring more benefits to passengers on their air routes between Vietnam, France and

Forum looks to scale up business solutions to sustainability challenges
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Forum looks to scale up business solutions to sustainability challenges

NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2017 took place in Hanoi on October 10, seeking to scale up business solutions to sustainability challenges.

Focusing on growth model innovation
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Focusing on growth model innovation

NDO – Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 7.46% in the third quarter of 2017, compared to 6.28% growth rate in the second quarter, helping Vietnam’s overall economic output in the

Good beginning
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Good beginning

NDO – Achievements accomplished after one-year since implementation of the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement (VN-EAEU FTA) are opening up new opportunities for promoting

Rural, agricultural, fishery census 2016 announced
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Rural, agricultural, fishery census 2016 announced

NDO/VNA – The General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) held a press conference in Hanoi on October 9 to announce the Rural, Agricultural and Fishery Census 2016.

Vietnamese farm produce seeks path to Middle East
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Vietnamese farm produce seeks path to Middle East

NDO/VNA –With a total population of more than 400 million, the 16-country Middle East is a promising market for Vietnam’s farm exports, economic experts said.

Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year
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Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s export value is likely to hit US$203 billion in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 14.5 percent, economists predict.