According to the chairman of the Ha Dong people's committee, Vu Ngoc Phung, in the first half of the year, the industrial and handicrafts sectors in the district have been growing at a good rate. They are economic spearheads along with others like trade, tourism and services, helping restructure the local economy and creating tens of thousands of jobs. … [Read more...] about Billion dollar developments spur Ha Dong growth
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In addition, the Government cautiously recommended the NA consider and adopt the guideline on several specific mechanisms and policies to revive the economy in the new situation. Accordingly, the Government asked for the NA’s permission to proactively adjust the 2020 public investment plans among ministries, sectors and localities within the expenditure estimate on development investment; convert the investment mode for important transport projects from that of a public-private partnership to the use of the state budget; exempt and reduce a number of tax obligations concerning the areas and subjects suffering heavy losses due to COVID-19; postpone the increase of basic salary for civil servants, public employees and the armed forces and pensions from July 1, 2020; and consider launching new economic stimulus packages if the pandemic continues to be prolonged on a global scale. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30
- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated last week that the government would provide some VND300 trillion ($13 billion) as a relief measure in financing for businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, while ensuring sufficient capital to prop up the economy. PM Phuc reaffirmed that the Vietnamese government would put best effort to contain the virus and create preferential conditions for enterprises being alive. Previously, State Bank of Vietnam’s Deputy Governor Dao Minh Tu asked 20 banks to offer a minimum of 2-per-cent lending rate reduction to cushion cash-strapped businesses. … [Read more...] about Consumers risk higher defaults amid lending sector fluctuation
The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
The city’s top leader called for drastic measures to create new opportunities and motivation for the city’s growth. Five key areas were identified to attract domestic and foreign investment: to resume and speed up production, trade and exports; to stimulate tourism and domestic consumption; to promote public investment, and to address difficulties for major projects that had been delayed for years. … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic