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Deputy PM urges British conglomerate to invest more in Việt Nam – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng receives the UK’s Jardine Matheson Group’s chairman and managing director Ben Keswick in Hà Nội on Tuesday. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Dân HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has urged the Jardine Matheson Group of the UK to expand investment in Việt Nam, suggesting potential areas such as infrastructure, energy, support industry and tourism.  At a reception for the group’s chairman and managing director Ben Keswick in Hà Nội on Tuesday, the Deputy PM said Việt Nam was restructuring State-owned enterprises…

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Việt Nam and Middle East, Africa have various potentials to expand co-operation: Deputy PM – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh shakes hands with Ambassadors from Africa at the ‘Meet Ambassadors from the Middle East and Africa 2019’ event in Hà Nội yesterday.—VNA/VNS Photo Trương Vị HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam and Middle Eastern and African countries have a lot of room to tap their co-operation potential, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh told Middle Eastern and African ambassadors at an event in Hà Nội yesterday. The ‘Meet Ambassadors from the Middle East and Africa 2019’ event, being hosted by Vietnamese…

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State loss-making projects can bring problems to arbitration: Deputy PM – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Dung Quất Bio-ethanol Plant in the central province of Quảng Ngãi, one of the 12 loss-making projects being supervised by the State Capital Management Committee. – Photo petrotimes.vn HÀ NỘI – Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ agrees 12 loss-making State-funded enterprises may bring their conflicts with contractors to arbitrators if those conflicts are not resolved by the end of this year. According to the State Capital Management Committee, main conflicts between those companies and contractors are related to engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) contracts. Seven of the 12 companies have…

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Foreign debts under Government’s control: Deputy PM – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ speaks at the meeting. The country’s foreign debts reduced to 46 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) by the end of 2018 from 48.9 per cent a year earlier. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI – The Government’s foreign debts have been declining sharply and under the Government’s control, Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ said while chairing a meeting with leaders of some ministries, sectors and the National Financial Supervisory Commission in Hà Nội last Friday. In 2018, the Government set a loan…

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Deputy PM requests control of CPI – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ chaired a working session with the National Steering Committee on Price Management on July 3 in Hà Nội. — Photo baochinhphu.vn HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ has asked ministries, sectors and localities to maintain the consumer price index (CPI) at between 3.17-3.41 per cent in 2019. The Deputy Prime Minister chaired a working session with the National Steering Committee on Price Management on July 3 in Hà Nội, to assess price and market developments in the first half of 2019 and…

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Deputy PM urged ministries and localities to fight against IUU fishing – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng wants answers to stop illegal fishing in Việt Nam’s waters. Dũng has called on ministries and sectors to give practical solutions to the management and investment of material and human resources to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. It is hoped that by acting quickly, the European Commission’s yellow card warning hanging over the industry will be removed. Speaking at the first meeting the National Steering Committee on IUU in Hà Nội on Friday, Dũng said if exploitation problems could…

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Việt Nam facilitates Korean investments: Deputy PM – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ (centre) witnesses the signing of a memorandum of understanding on strategic co-operation on studying and producing fully biodegradable plastic bags between An Phát Holdings JSC and TLC Korea. — VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese Government would work to remove bottlenecks and create the best conditions for enterprises from the Republic of Korea to operate in Việt Nam, Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ said on Thursday. He made the statement while hosting a reception for heads of leading South Korean corporations as part of his…

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Non-cash payments here to stay, says deputy PM – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HCM CITY — Cashless payment is an irreversible trend during the time of the fourth industrial revolution, Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ told a conference in HCM City yesterday. Speaking at Cashless Society: Policy and Reality, he said “cashless payment also helps improve transparency and combat corruption, money laundering and economic crimes”. In recent years the Government has paid much attention to promoting cashless payments and electronic payments to support its e-Government agenda and providing online public services at levels 3 and 4, he said. The third level allows…

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Deputy PM wants to increase value of Vietnamese brands – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Deputy PM Vương Đình Huệ (first row, third from left) visits a booth at the exhibition held as part of the conference to review 10 years of the campaign ‘Vietnamese people prioritise using Vietnamese goods’. — VNA/VNS Photo Trần Việt  HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant departments to join hands to increase the value of Vietnamese brands to make inroads into international markets. He made the request at a conference on Tuesday in Hà Nội to review the 10 years of the…

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Deputy PM chairs meeting of Vietnamese, Russian businesses – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister speaks at a meeting between Vietnamese and Russian businesses in Moscow, Russia. — VNA/VNS Photo Tâm Hằng MOSCOW — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng on Tuesday chaired a meeting in Moscow between representatives of 100 Vietnamese and Russian businesses with the aim of fostering partnerships. The Deputy PM lauded the efforts of Vietnamese entrepreneurs in Russia in carrying out investment and charity activities in the homeland, as well as their solidarity and mutual support. Việt Nam and Russia have shared a time-honoured relationship and close partnership in…

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