Fruit, veg exports reach US$2.53 billion in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year reached US$2.53 billion, down 5.8% year-on-year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam's steel exports bring in US$1.93 billion in first seven months

Steel exports generated US$1.93 billion in the first seven months of 2019, with the US remaining the largest importer of Vietnamese steel products.

Vietnam's GDP grows by 25.4% after review: statistical agency

Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) during the 2010-2017 period increased by 25.4% from previously announced data, according to results of a review by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Ninh Binh endeavours to improve PCI

Ninh Binh has urged branches and localities to implement a host of drastic measures to streamline administrative procedures, and provide transparent information related to investment attraction, thereby helping remove difficuties faced by businesses, and especially improve the provincial competiveness index.

Ministry plans to eliminate import duties on auto parts

The Ministry of Finance plans to eliminate import taxes on auto materials and parts in order to support the development of the country's automobile industry.

Budget surplus recorded in first seven months

Budget collection was a bright highlight in the first seven months of 2019 as it expanded three times higher than the average rate of VND 38,300 in the same period of previous years.

ODA and concessional loan disbursement hits US$1.226 billion

Vietnam's disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) and concessional loans in the first seven months of 2019 reached US$1.226 billion, official data has shown.

Domestic gold prices soar to VND42 million per tael

Gold prices in Vietnam continue their upward trend in accordance with global prices, climbing to approximately VND42 million per tael.

Ninh Binh's total development investment hits VND 12.7 trillion in 7 months

Total development investment capital of northern Ninh Binh province reached VND 12.7 trillion in the past seven months of this year, increasing by 3.4% year-on-year, according to the provincial Department of Statistics.

CPI picks up 0.18% in July

The consumer price index (CPI) in July saw a month-on-month increase of 0.18% and a year-on-year growth of 2.44%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam's government revenues up 13.2% in first half of 2019

Government revenues in the first six months of 2019 were estimated at VND745.4 trillion (US$32 billion), equivalent to 52.8% of the target and up 13.2% compared with the same period of last year.

Gov't plans to have 100,000 enterprises in agriculture by 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a Resolution covering solutions to encourage and foster investment in sustainable and safe development of agriculture.

42 Provinces Adopt OCOP Program

The National One Commune One Product Program (OCOP Program) with the overall goal of developing production and business forms in rural areas is a new driving force for rural economic development in Vietnam.

Ninh Binh works to attract investment into industrial clusters

In the past few years, the northern province of Ninh Binh has focused efforts on improving administrative procedures and business climate as well as offering prioritized mechanisms to develop industrial clusters (ICs) to attract more investments into ICs.

Vietnam up three places in SDG Index 2019

Vietnam ranked 54th in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index 2019, with 71.1 points, moving up three steps from the 2018 position, according to a report issued by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Ninh Binh farmer says no to plastic bags

The northern province of Ninh Binh has moved to reduce the use of plastic bags as part of its efforts to protect the environment.

Enterprises urged to take action amid Industry 4.0 wave

Local firms must prepare strategic digital transformation blueprints in line with technological changes emerging from Industry 4.0 in order to keep up with market trends, insiders have noted.

Occupancy rate at industrial parks reaches 74%

Viet Nam is home to 326 industrial parks, covering the area of 95,500 ha, according to the report of the economic zone management department, under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Stand ready to seize opportunities from EVFTA

As a new free trade agreement (FTA) with the deepest integration levels ever, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will be an important impetus to foster Vietnam's exports to the EU.

Exports reach over USD 10 billion in first half of June

Vietnam earned USD 10.17 billion from exports in the first half of June, raising the total earnings from January to June 15 to USD 111.26 billion, reported the General Department of Vietnam Customs.