WB Country Director talks about VN’s competitiveness 19:49 | 07/09/2012
VGP -  The World Economic Forum’s latest Global Competitiveness Report used statistics in 2011, leading to Viet Nam’s dropping of 10 notches from last year in its annual ranking of financial and business environment, according to Director of the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam, Ms. Victoria Kwa Kwa.
FDI disbursements slow down in 8 months 18:25 | 28/08/2012
VGP - Foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Viet Nam disbursed nearly US$7.3 billion in capital in the first 8 months of this year, down 0.3% against the same period last year, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Gov’t reviews seven-month socioeconomic performance 19:14 | 31/07/2012
VGP – The solutions for inflation curbing and macro-economic stabilization continued taking effect as the consumer price index (CPI) spiraled down in the first seven months of 2012.
Half a million poor households get housing assistance 15:32 | 19/07/2012

VGP –  More than half a million poor households across Vietnam received funding from the State to build their own houses over the past years thanks to the Government’s effective policy on housing assistance.

Gov’t keen on pursuing preset targets 17:26 | 03/07/2012

VGP – The Government will be keen on reining in inflation and stabilizing macro-economy in the second half of 2012, concluded Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the Cabinet’s regular meeting on July 2-3.

Economy bouncing back 21:46 | 30/06/2012

VGP – Inflation has been tamed, macro-economy has stabilized and growth is moving up the slope, official statistics show.

GDP expands 4.38% in first half 16:45 | 29/06/2012

VGP – The gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a “low level” of 4.38% in the first half of 2012, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

VN lawyers up in arms at Chinese bid invitation 14:29 | 29/06/2012

VGP - The Vietnam Lawyers Association has released a statement opposing the invitation for bids for nine lots in the East Sea by the Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

FDI target within reach, official says 17:31 | 28/06/2012

VGP – The target of luring US$15-16 billion in foreign direct investment and realizing disbursement level of someUS$10 billion is within reach this year, said an official. 

VN, WB sign second CPS for 2012-2016 period 16:36 | 31/05/2012

VGP –The World Bank (WB) and Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) on May 31 in Hanoi announced the Vietnam Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the 2012-2016 period.