More worries about public debt

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More worries about public debt

VietNamNet Bridge - The good news about the GDP growth rate of 6.28 percent in the first six months of the year, the highest in five years, has been overshadowed by a report from the World Bank (WB) that every Vietnamese citizen bears $1,200 in public debt.

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Vietnam set to keep debt within 65 pct of GDP: premier

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Vietnam set to keep debt within 65 pct of GDP: premier

The Vietnamese government is resolved to keep public debt within 65 percent of nation's gross domestic product until 2017 and cut it down gradually after that, the prime minister said Friday.

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In middle-income Vietnam, moneybags pay for extravagances in cash

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In middle-income Vietnam, moneybags pay for extravagances in cash

In Vietnam, where GDP per capita was only around US$1,900 in 2013 according to World Bank data, it does not take much time for luxury cars, watches and mobile phones worth up to 237 times that income to find buyers.

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Vietnamese parents spend $1.8 billion/year for children’s overseas studies

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Vietnamese parents spend $1.8 billion/year for children’s overseas studies

VietNamNet Bridge – A recent survey by HSBC in Vietnam shows that Vietnamese parents paid a huge amount for their children’s overseas education, with approximately $1.8 billion In 2013, accounting for about 1% of GDP.

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World Bank ups Vietnam GDP forecast

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World Bank ups Vietnam GDP forecast

Vietnam’s economic growth could reach 6-6.2 percent this year underpinned by further recovery in domestic demand, in turn reflecting robust private consumption and investment growth, according to the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report.

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Vietnam posts fastest first-half growth in five years: World Bank

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Vietnam posts fastest first-half growth in five years: World Bank

Although progress on structural reforms has slowed down, Vietnam’s economic growth has continued to strengthen, with gross domestic product (GDP) expanding at the fastest pace since 2010, the World Bank said Monday.

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Singapore revises growth forecast for 2015

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Singapore revises growth forecast for 2015

Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are revising the country’s growth forecast for 2015 in the context of its inflation fluctuation for the whole year expected to range from minus 0.5 percent to 0.5 percent.

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Vietnam attracts foreign capital eight times economy’s size in 2003-14: Financial Times

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Vietnam attracts foreign capital eight times economy’s size in 2003-14: Financial Times

The amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) Vietnam attracted during the 2003-14 period was over eight times the size of its national economy, according to an index measuring FDI channeled into the world’s emerging markets conducted by UK-based newspaper Financial Times.

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Vietnam’s economic growth estimated to expend for past 5 years

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Vietnam’s economic growth has continued to strengthen with gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to expand 6.28 percent during the first half of 2015, according to the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report.

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Vietnam a global bright spot in 2015

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Vietnam a global bright spot in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's economic growth has continued to firm up in 2015 with gross domestic product (GDP) forecast to expand 6.3 per cent in the first half of this year, according to the World Bank's latest Taking Stock report released yesterday, July 20.

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WB: restructuring promoted for more sustainable development

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WB: restructuring promoted for more sustainable development

VGP – Viet Nam has achieved the highest first-half growth over the recent five years with GDP growth rate of 6.28%, according to the “Taking Stock: An Update On Viet Nam’s Recent Economic Development” report released by the World Bank (WB) on July 20.

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Vietnam’s growth strengthens despite mixed progress on structural reforms

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s growth strengthens despite mixed progress on structural reforms

(VOV) - Vietnam’s economic growth has continued to strengthen with gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to expand 6.28% during the first half of 2015, according to the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report.

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Vietnam’s GDP per capita to hit $2,200 by end of 2015: official

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Vietnam’s GDP per capita to hit $2,200 by end of 2015: official

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) per capita will likely top US$2,200 soon, given the acceleration of the national economy in 2015, a senior state official said at a meeting last week.

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Vietnamese economy in the first half of 2015 creates stable growth momentum

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese economy in the first half of 2015 creates stable growth momentum

(VOV) - The Vietnamese economy witnessed positive changes in the first half of the year in which GDP increased nearly 6.3% against the same period last year. It’s also the highest rate since 2011.

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Vietnam tops emerging markets for greenfield FDI performance index

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Vietnam tops emerging markets for greenfield FDI performance index

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has topped a performance index for green-field foreign direct investment, leading all other emerging markets by a wide margin, according to the Financial Times.

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