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Thursday, December 3, 2020
Tags: economy
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).
Prime Minister: ASEAN- China ties keep positive growth Prime Minister: ASEAN- China ties keep positive growth
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is to deliver a welcome speech in the form of pre-recorded video at the online opening of the 17th China – ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) on November 27, at the invitation of the Chinese Government.
US wants to promote comprehensive partnership with Vietnam: US security advisor US wants to promote comprehensive partnership with Vietnam: US security advisor
The US attaches importance to, and wants to promote the comprehensive partnership with Vietnam in a stable and sustainable manner, based on mutual respect for each other’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity and political institutions, said US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien.
Forum suggests ways to bolster exports economic recovery Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery
Boosting support for Vietnamese enterprises to capitalize on free trade agreements and engage more deeply in global supply chains is an important solution to fuel post-pandemic exports and economic recovery, the Export Forum 2020 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 heard.
National Assemblys 10th session concludes National Assembly’s 10th session concludes
The 10th session of the 14th National Assembly wrapped up in Hanoi on November 17, completing all the tasks set for the session, which were held in two phases, with the first held via videoconferencing from October 20 to 27 and the second in person from November 2 to 17.
37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits kick off 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits kick off
The 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits kicked off virtually in Hanoi on November 12, with Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong attending.
Development of environmental industry in Vietnam in the context of Industry 4.0 Development of environmental industry in Vietnam in the context of Industry 4.0
The development of industries in general and of environmental industry in particular is strongly impacted by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). In this context, it is necessary to identify global trends and Vietnam’s reality so as to seize opportunities and point out challenges then put forth appropriate solutions to development of the environmental industry in Vietnam.
Taking security over immoveable assets in renewable energy projects Taking security over immoveable assets in renewable energy projects
Under the Amended National Power Development Plan for the Period from 2011 to 2020, with a vision toward 2030, it is expected that renewable energy will account for 10.7 percent of the total power capacity of 572 billion kWh by 2030. The Government’s outlook requires a high demand for capital, including loan capital. In this regard, the project finance should play a significant role in meeting that expectation. Generally, the lenders will expect perfected security interests over all of the property and assets of the project company. This article discusses notable issues in taking security over the immoveable assets of renewable energy projects.
Government plans to improve energy production Government plans to improve energy production
The Government leader has recently issued a plan of action to implement the national strategy for energy development through 2030 adopted under the Party Central Committee’s Resolution 55-NQ/TW dated February 11, 2020, striving to meet the domestic energy demand and achieve the targets of the 10-year socio-economic development strategy for the 2021-30 period.
Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership thriving Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership thriving
The official visit to Vietnam by Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, scheduled for October 18-20, takes place in the context of the bilateral extensive strategic partnership developing fruitfully across spheres.

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