Minister: Vietnam’s economy not likely to see crisis next year

Minister: Vietnam’s economy not likely to see crisis next year

Vietnam’s economy is not likely to experience an economic crisis next year, according to Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, though it has suffered such crises in 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009, following consistent 10-year cycles.

Dollar hike won’t significantly affect Vietnam’s economy

Dollar hike won’t significantly affect Vietnam’s economy

The US dollar has appreciated significantly against the Vietnamese dong in the past few days in the wake of the US Federal Reserves (Fed)’s interest rate hike last week, but local officials and experts are not too worried, believing these hikes won’t affect Vietnam’s economy in any major way.

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WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
 Participants exchange experiences in recognising, managing, and resolving NPLs across the globe. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

Vietnam says bad debts under control

Nonperforming loans (NPLs) must be revolved at the earliest, especially in the banking and financial sector, in order to strengthen Vietnam’s economy, ensure efficiency and boost effectiveness in capital allocation, a World Bank Group (WBG) official told a seminar yesterday.