Oil drop deals blow to Vietnam’s economy: minister

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Oil drop deals blow to Vietnam’s economy: minister

The Minister of Investment and Planning has warned that Vietnam's GDP will take a tumble in 2015 due to the falling global price of crude oil.

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Low inflation leaves room for interest rate cuts

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Inflation is expected to dip lower next year, which could give the central bank room to cutback loan interest rates, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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China’s GDP revision adds output equal to Malaysian economy

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China’s GDP revision adds output equal to Malaysian economy

China revised the size of the economy by $308.8 billion, adding almost the entire output of Malaysia.

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Overseas remittances set to hit $12 billion in Vietnam in 2014

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Overseas remittances set to hit $12 billion in Vietnam in 2014

Overseas remittances are expected to hit $12 billion this year, or 8 percent of the Vietnam's GDP, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).

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Malaysian growth forecast is down to 4.7 percent: WB

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

Malaysia is expected to grow 4.7 percent in 2015, down 0.2 percent from an earlier estimate, according to the World Bank.

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Record remittances bode well for GDP outlook

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Record remittances bode well for GDP outlook

(VOV) - Every day, Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) wire home money they are able to save to family members and friends. These remittances play a key role in the socio-economic development of the beneficiaries and communities where it is received.

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WHO urges higher drink driving fines

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Over the last decade, road traffic accidents in Viet Nam have increased four times and caused losses of about 2 per cent of GDP (equivalent to VND575 trillion or US$27.3 billion), according to a report from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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FDI firms contribute to Vietnam growth

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

FDI firms contribute to Vietnam growth

The Government still targets a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 5.8% this year though economic challenges remain. Ha Quang Tuyen, head of the System of National Accounts Department under the General Statistics Office (GSO), talks about factors that will help the Government obtain the goal. Excerpts:

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WB upgrades GDP growth forecast to 5.6%

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

The World Bank (WB) on December 3 revised its growth projections for Viet Nam from 5.4% to 5.6% in 2014 in its economic update report.

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WB upgrades GDP growth forecast to 5.6%

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WB upgrades GDP growth forecast to 5.6%

VGP – The World Bank (WB) on December 3 revised its growth projections for Viet Nam from 5.4% to 5.6% in 2014 in its economic update report.

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Gov’t discusses socio-economic performance

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Gov’t discusses socio-economic performance

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 1 chaired the Cabinet monthly meeting to deliberate on socio-economic performance in November and the first 11 months of 2014.

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Vietnam targets 6.2% GDP growth in 2015: Premier

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Vietnam targets 6.2% GDP growth in 2015: Premier

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung revealed Vietnam’s target of 6.2-percent GDP growth for 2014 at the Vietnam Business Forum 2014, a dialogue channel between the Government and the business community in Vietnam, on Tuesday.

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Laos sees sustainable agriculture development

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Laos has seen a substantial growth in agriculture, which accounts for 24.6 percent of the country’s total gross domestic product (GDP).

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Minister confident of 5.8% GDP growth for 2014

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Minister confident of 5.8% GDP growth for 2014

In a keynote address at the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) in Hanoi on December 2 Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh revealed with confidence that economic growth for the year will reach 5.8%.

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Vietnam's 2014 GDP growth seen above 5.8 pct: govt

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Vietnam's 2014 GDP growth seen above 5.8 pct: govt

Vietnam's economy is expected to grow faster than its 5.8 percent target this year, accelerating from last year thanks to steady growth in exports, the government said on Tuesday.

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