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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Pham Minh Chinh elected Prime Minister of Vietnam Pham Minh Chinh elected Prime Minister of Vietnam
The National Assembly (NA) adopted a resolution on the election of Pham Minh Chinh as the Prime Minister for the 2016 – 2021 tenure on April 5 afternoon.
PM hosts Vietnam-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Development Association delegation PM hosts Vietnam-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Development Association delegation
Representatives from the Vietnam-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Development Association (VASEAN) have asked for stronger support from the Government and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for the business community to overcome difficulties brought about by COVID-19 pandemic and recover and expand production, during a meeting with the PM in Hanoi on March 18.
Vietnam lures USD 5.46 billion in foreign investment Vietnam lures USD 5.46 billion in foreign investment
As much as USD 5.46 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) was injected into Vietnam as of February 20, equivalent to 84.4 percent of the figure recorded in the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Son La province - a northwestern tourist haven - seeks FDI for hi-tech agriculture Son La province - a northwestern tourist haven - seeks FDI for hi-tech agriculture
Located in Vietnam’s northwestern region, Son La province borders Yen Bai and Lai Chau provinces to the north, Hoa Binh and Phu Tho provinces to the east, Dien Bien province to the west, and Thanh Hoa province and Laos’ Houaphanh province to the south with a borderline of 250 kilometers.
Business community should play a more crucial role in lawmaking activities Business community should play a more crucial role in lawmaking activities
During the past time, the Party and State have paid great attention to the formulation and improvement of the legal system. Hence, remarkable progresses and reforms have been seen and encouraging achievements attained, thus importantly contributing to the building of a law-ruled socialist state.
Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing
Thang Nam Do
Having contained the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is becoming the first developing country to adopt carbon pricing in the post-pandemic period to help guide a cleaner recovery. On November 17, Vietnam’s National Assembly passed the revised Law on Environmental Protection legalizing an emission trading scheme. The law will take effect on January 1, 2022. This policy is expected to strengthen Vietnam’s commitment to greenhouse gas emission reduction under the Paris Agreement on climate change. It paves the way for the country to further tap its significant renewable energy potential, and switch to a low-carbon development model in the post-COVID-19 recovery era.
Binh Dinh province eyes hi-tech green investment Binh Dinh province eyes hi-tech green investment
Located in the southern central coast and central key economic region of the country, Binh Dinh province borders Quang Ngai province to the north, Phu Yen province to the south, Gia Lai province to the west and the East Sea to the east with a coastline of 134 kilometers.
Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation Developing processing and manufacturing industry in Vietnam: perception and policy orientation
Dr. Tran Tuan Anh Member of the Party Central Committee Minister of Industry and Trade Contributions of the processing and manufacturing industry to GDP and job creation The gross domestic product (GDP) of a country is structured from different economic activities, which are normally grouped into three main economic sectors: agriculture, industry-construction and service. Agriculture and industry-construction create tangible products while services generate intangible ones. Tangible and intangible products are closely inter-related according to value chains and both bring about value for the economy. A value chain is a chain of operations that converts an idea into a specific product. After a product goes through a certain operation process, its value further increases.
Vietnam to continue with efforts to realize APEC Vision 2040: Official Vietnam to continue with efforts to realize APEC Vision 2040: Official
APEC leaders recently adopted the APEC Vision 2040, and Vietnam will actively contribute to its realization to help build an open, dynamic, resilient, and peaceful Asia-Pacific community, according to Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
Trade surplus swells to record high in 11 months amidst COVID-19 Trade surplus swells to record high in 11 months amidst COVID-19
Vietnam posted a trade surplus of USD 20.1 billion in the first 11 months of this year, the highest on record, despite the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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