Speaking at a working session with the Standing Board of the provincial Party Committee as part of his trip to Ben Tre, President Phuc lauded the province’s efforts in economic development, with its gross regional domestic product (GRDP) up 4.18 percent in the first half of this year. Ben Tre has combined agricultural restructuring with new-style rural area building, he said, stressing that the province has focused on developing value chains for local agricultural products. The leader pointed out challenges and limitations of the province, such as the severe impacts of climate change and rising sea levels, high poverty rate, poor production capacity, limited infrastructure, and a lack of quality personnel. Ben Tre should focus on planning, pursue green growth, boost the processing industry and energy sectors, and push ahead with urban building, he said. President Phuc asked the province to further restructure its agricultural sector, strive to adapt to climate change, … [Read more...] about Trade, services and tourism should be spearhead sectors of Ben Tre: President
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Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Though Vietnam is said to have certain advantages, to maintain sustained success, the country should be a diligent student of not only the upsides, but also the lessons learnt of other countries, said Moritz Kraemer, former Global Chief Ratings Officer of Sovereign Ratings Group at S&P Global and currently the Chief Economist, Head of Research of Landesbank Baden Wuerttemberg (LBBW). Speaking to Vietnam News Agency, the expert held that the world is in turmoil, and the old model of globalisation is severely tested as erstwhile reliable supply chains are ruptured and seem to refuse to heal. Moreover, inflation appears to be getting out of hand in much of the advanced economies as commodity prices soar and labor becomes increasingly scarce. Moritz Kraemer, former Global Chief Ratings Officer of Sovereign Ratings Group at S&P Global (Photo: VNA) He predicted that international companies will progressively search … [Read more...] about Vietnam remains a place of seemingly limitless promise: experts
Hanoi (VNA) - The following is a brief review of the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency on June 30. - Local media of Hungary have highlighted the visit by National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, which was made from June 26-28 at the invitation of Speaker of the Hungarian NA László Kövér. Read full story - Vietnamese representatives reaffirmed their country’s commitments to develop blue and sustainable oceans when attending the United Nations Ocean Conference (UNOC) held in Lisbon from June 27 to July 1. United Nations Ocean Conference (Photo: VNA) Addressing the UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14): Conserve, sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu emphasised the need to fully and effectively implement the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) - a comprehensive legal framework for all activities at sea and a … [Read more...] about ☕ Afternoon briefing on July 1
Dr Moritz Kraemer Dr Moritz Kraemer, the former Global Chief Ratings Officer of Sovereign Ratings Group at S&P Global and currently the Chief Economist, Head of Research of the Landesbank Baden Wuerttemberg (“LBBW”) bank, shared his view of the country and the current global situation with Vietnam News Agency. The pandemic remains unpredictable, and the world is experiencing strong and unusual economic and political changes, could you share your views on the situation? Yes, the world is in turmoil. A terrifying war in Europe could escalate to the unspeakable any day. The pandemic is still a lingering threat that keeps the world economy, and especially some countries in Asia, at bay. The old model of globalisation is severely tested as erstwhile reliable supply chains are ruptured and seem to refuse to heal. Moreover, as if that was not enough, inflation appears to be getting out of hand in much of the advanced economies as commodity prices soar and labour becomes … [Read more...] about Viet Nam shows ‘seemingly limitless promise’
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue holds talk with the Prudential management led by chairwoman Shriti Vadera, Interim Group CEO Mark FitzPatrick and Prudential Vietnam CEO Phuong Tien Minh, during his visit to the UK. — VNA/VNS Photos Doan Tan Photos Doan Tan Prudential plc executives called on National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and the high-level delegation he led to Britain to attend the Vietnam – UK High-level Forum on Economy and Trade to discuss the Vietnamese Government’s priorities and the role of insurers in increasing financial inclusion in the country. This meeting was aimed at strengthening relationships and underlining Prudential’s commitment to Viet Nam. After the two-year-long COVID-19 pandemic, Prudential is focusing on building a resilient business to best serve its customers. Insurers like Prudential play an important role in developing innovative savings and protection products to meet Vietnam’s evolving needs while strengthening and deepening … [Read more...] about National Assembly chief Vuong Dinh Hue meets Prudential brass during UK visit
At a meeting in London on June 30 with Kenneth Atkinson, head of the British Business Group in Vietnam (Britcham), and representatives of British groups and investment funds operating in Vietnam, Hue affirmed that the relationship between Vietnam and the U.K. is at an all-time high. He believed the U.K. will continue to elevate its role and position in terms of economy, trade and investment in Asia-Pacific, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam. The N.A. Chairman said two-way trade has reached 6-7 billion USD per year, but there remains huge room for the countries to boost trade. Hue expressed his hope that Britcham will further affirm its role in attracting and guiding British businesses in Vietnam, while intensifying its consultation and policy support for these firms. The Vietnamese legislature, government, ministries, agencies and localities are willing to work to improve the investment and business environment for both domestic and … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks stronger trade, education ties with U.K.