The labor productivity of the corporate sector in 2018 reached VND166.2 million per person per year 63% higher than the country's average. However, that rate was only 0.6% higher than the same rate in 2017 - PHOTO: THANH HOA Business owners should be authorized to decide whether minimum wages are raised or not in the year that follows because it is only they who are able to determine whether labor productivity and the income structure from capital and labor have improved or not during that year … [Read more...] about Higher labor productivity: pay rise
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The news comes after Saigon Gold, Silver and Gemstone joint stock company quoted its gold price this morning at VND49.15 million per tael for selling and VND49.53 million per tael for buying, representing increases of VND110,000 and VND140,000, respectively, in comparison with the previous day’s prices. … [Read more...] about Gold prices climb to new peak of VND49.6 million per tael
Hanoi (VNA) - The PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas), a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), reported nearly 27.6 trillion VND (1.18 billion USD) in revenue between January and May, more than 6 percent higher than its target for the period. Pre-tax profit stood at over 4.5 trillion VND, exceeding the target by 34 percent. It also contributed close to 2 trillion VND to the State budget, 62 percent higher than expected. According to PV Gas General Director Duong Manh Son, its operations were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic triggering a fall in oil prices. PV Gas has made every effort to sustain its business, reduce inventory, and clear several construction hurdles, he said. As such, the company produced and distributed nearly 3.8 billion cubic metres of gas in the first five months of this year, meeting its target. Production and distribution of LPG and condensate stood at 720,000 and 26,000 tonnes, respectively, 41 and 10 percent higher than targeted./. … [Read more...] about PV Gas’s Jan-May revenue surpasses goal despite pandemic
For those who are in the priority list by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs should receive privilege in entry procedures and the criteria for selection must be transparent, the Government Office noted, citing orientations of the PM. … [Read more...] about Vietnam plans to repatriate 14,000 more citizens
* Vo Tri Thanh is a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council. The holder of a doctorate in economics from the Australian National University, Thanh mainly undertakes research and provides consultation on issues related to macroeconomic policies, trade liberalisation and international economic integration. Other areas of interest include institutional reforms and financial systems. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?