Friday, May 25, 2012
Vietnamese inflation has eased to a single-digit figure for the first time in a year, official data showed Thursday, in the latest sign of an economic slowdown in the communist state.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
From July 1 this year, the Vietnamese government will provide subsidies to rice farmers if their crops are damaged due to natural disasters, in addition to their regular annual subsidies.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh approved the ASEAN+3 Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) agreement yesterday, which the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will implement.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region targets annual economic growth of 12 percent through 2020, hoping to raise per capita income to 70 million dong (USUS$3,350) per year, according to the Southwest Region Steering Committee.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Vietnam's Ministry of Finance will likely recommend a proposal to slash the value added tax (VAT) by 50 percent in a move to support businesses during the economic slowdown, said Finance Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The majority of Vietnamese people prefer a market economy to an alternative economic system, according a survey released on April 15 in Hanoi.