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The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is home to 40 per cent of the world’s population, 50 per cent of global trade, and 60 per cent of global GDP.

Education and investment in human resources (HR) are the driving force for economic development, HR experts and educators from Việt Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK)

The industry and trade sector in HCM City is targeting a growth rate of 8-8.5 per cent in the industrial production index (IPI).

At the third Intersessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) held on Monday in Hà Nội

About 20 business deals worth a total of some US$10 billion between US and Vietnamese enterprises were signed yesterday during Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc’s visit to the US.

HÀ NỘI — The nation’s index of industrial production (IIP) in 2017 experienced a significant year-on-year increase of 9.4 per cent, much higher than 7.4 per cent rise seen in the previous year.

The export value of agro, forestry and seafood products reached a record US$36.37 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 13 per cent.

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam received a record 12.9 million foreign visitors in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 29.1 per cent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

HÀ NỘI — Authorities are cracking down on Uber B.V. Ltd’s (Uber) alleged shady tax payment in Việt Nam and are determined to see results before the end of the year.

The Việt Nam-Russia Oil and Gas Joint Venture (Vietsovpetro) has set targets for 2018 that include pumping 4 million tonnes of oil and condensate and 126.5 million cubic metres of natural gas.

Regional economic integration will continue to be one of APEC’s core cooperation pillars, including the fostering of Regional Trade Agreements/Free Trade Agreements (RTAs/FTAs)

Recently, the number of Vietnam’s reservations to treaties has risen together with the number of treaties to which Vietnam has acceded.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade decided to remove 675 out of 1,216 business and investment conditions under its management during 2017-18.

Raising productivity and competitiveness of the economy and improving the business environment continue to be at the top of the Government’s agenda this year.

Vietnam is establishing a legal corridor for e-commerce transactions to be conducted in a transparent and competitive manner.

E-commerce is basically the applicati­on of electronic means to business and commercial activities.