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Uzbekistan growth to slow in 2020 amid pandemic and lower energy price
(CPV) - Uzbekistan’s growth will slow in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a lower price for natural gas and copper, but higher investments coupled with gains in industry and agriculture are expected to fuel a recovery in 2021, a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report says.
Vietnam, Asia's new manufacturing hub
16:56 20/10/2019
Since its emergence early last year, the US-China trade conflict has not shown signs of easing. Companies are increasingly concerned about the impact of trade tariffs and other trade protection measures, with many actively planning to divert their production from China.
Vietnam shortens gender gap in politics, economy
10:26 20/10/2019
Vietnam has recorded gender equality achievements in political and economic sectors since the Law on Gender Equality took effect.
Quang Ninh province makes efforts to attract FDI projects
10:03 18/10/2019
In recent years, Quang Ninh’s socio-economic development has made great progress thanks to mass contribution of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, especially large - scale projects.
Ho Chi Minh city supports UK businesses to settle difficulties
16:21 15/10/2019
A roundtable conference between Ho Chi Minh city and the British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV) was first organized by the Ho Chi Minh city Investment and Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) on October 14th to seek ways to tackle difficulties British investors are facing.
Int’l maritime law expert condemns China’s unilateral acts in East Sea
15:36 10/10/2019
China's sovereignty claims over most of the areas in the East Sea are invalid in legality and its unilateral actions in the sea are illegitimate, a Belgian expert of international maritime law has said.
Southern hub makes effort to fulfill socio-economic development targets
10:55 04/10/2019
Ho Chi Minh city is making all efforts to fulfill the socio-economic development targets in 2019.
Vietnam’s insurance sector catches foreign attention
10:42 01/10/2019
The Vietnamese insurance market is heating up with many high-value bancassurance deals and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) unveiled recently.
Developing Asia needs concessional resources for sustainable development
20:04 30/09/2019
(CPV) - ADB should continue to deliver concessional assistance—comprised of very low interest loans and grants—to countries in need in the Asia and Pacific region to enhance their chances of achieving their targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), recommends ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department (IED).
Nepal's economy to remain strong in fiscal year 2020
23:10 28/09/2019
(CPV) - Nepal’s economic growth will remain strong at 6.3% in fiscal year (FY) 2020, according to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Nepal Macroeconomic Update released on September 27th 2019.