Vietnam economy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Vietnam economy


Vietnam economy unexpectedly expands, bucking global plunge

Jun 29, 2020 - 9:35 PM

Vietnam's gross domestic product rises by 0.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2020, the lowest growth since 1991 but still better than expected

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 18, 2020 a vegetable vendor sorts limes while waiting for customers at her shop in Hanoi. - Vietnam's economy unexpectedly expanded in the second quarter, shrugging off a coronavirus pandemic-caused global downturn, but was still the country's slowest growth in nearly three decades. (Photo by Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP)

Vietnam sees reform opportunities, labor challenges in TPP

Jan 17, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Vietnam does not allow the millions of workers in its export orientated factories to form independent trade unions – but this should change with the coming into force of the Trans Pacific Partnership

This picture taken on October 20, 2015 shows female workers on a production line at the Garment 10 Company in the outskirts of Hanoi. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

Vietnam's 2014 GDP highest in 3 years

Dec 31, 2014 - 4:25 PM

Vietnam s economy grows 5 98 in 2014 after Hanoi eased investor fears following the oil rig incident with China

ECONOMIC GROWTH. This picture taken on December 14, 2014 shows buildings of the financial district of Ho Chi Minh city looming over the Saigon River. Photo by Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP


Apr 01, 2014 - 4:46 PM

The one party Communist state of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is currently among the rising economies in Southeast Asia

New Zealand takes charge of Fonterra milk scare response

Aug 06, 2013 - 8:48 AM

UPDATED NZ government says global consumers needed to regain confidence in New Zealand s dairy industry which accounts for a quarter of the country s exports

DOUBLE CHECK. A woman checks a guarantee announcement on a shelf of Dumex baby formula, which uses the New Zealand dairy Fonterra as its raw material supplier, at a supermarket in Hefei, north China's Anhui province, on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP