Workers maintaining electricity network in HCMC

GDP growth forecast to approximate 6.9-7.1 percent in 2019: NCIF

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of Vietnam will approximate 6.9-7.1 percent in 2019, predicted the National Center for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast (NCIF) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment in its latest forecast.

Manufacturing and agriculture are likely to remain the primary growth drivers in the second half of the year. VNA/VNS Photo

VN fastest growing ASEAN economy: SCB

Standard Chartered Bank continues to expect Vietnam’s robust GDP growth of 7 percent in 2018, driven by strong FDI-supported electronics manufacturing and rising consumption.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Photo: VNA)

High political determination needed to meet growth target: PM

The fulfilment of the gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.7 percent in 2017 requires high political determination from ministries and departments as well as corporations, businesses and people, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed at a meeting in Hanoi on August 12.