Ninh Binh moves up to 29th in 2018 PCI ranking

The northern province of Ninh Binh was ranked 29th in the 2018 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), scoring 63.55 points, as announced by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Vietnam to become manufacturer of established global brands

Vietnam's garment and textile sector is set to expand its market share globally, taking advantage of free trade agreements (FTAs) to become "a manufacturer of the world's established brands", a trade and investment official has said.

Ninh Binh sees high growth in industrial production in Q1

The northern province of Ninh Binh recored an industrial production index growth of 21.4 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according a report released by the Department of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam maintains trade surplus in first four months of 2019

Vietnam maintained a trade surplus of US$711 million in the first four months of this year, much lower than US$3.7 billion recorded in the same period in 2018.

Agriculture, forestry and fishery exports to hit USD3.5 billion in April

Export turnover of agricultural, forestry and fishery products is expected to hit USD3.5 billion in April 2019, bringing the total figure for the first four months of the year to USD12.4 billion.

Nearly 2 trillion VND invested in upgrading north-south railway

The Ministry of Transport has approved a 1.95 trillion VND (83.85 million USD) project on upgrading weak bridges along the railway connecting Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam invests in 190 projects in Cambodia

Vietnam has so far invested in 190 projects worth nearly 2.9 billion USD in Cambodia, according to the Saigon Giai phong (Liberated Saigon) newspaper.

Vietnam's economy grows 6.79% in first quarter

The Vietnamese economy expanded 6.79% in the first quarter of 2019, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on March 29.

Ninh Binh' s industrial production surges 21.4 percent in Q1

Industrial production of Ninh Binh province reached 14,4 trillion VND in the first quarter of 2019, representing a year-on-year increase of 21.4 percent, according to the Department of Statistics Office.

ADB expects Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.8% in 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecast Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.8% in 2019 and 6.7% in 2020, according to its latest report released on April 2.

Highlights of 2018 provincial competitiveness index report

The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have jointly released the latest Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) Report which measures improvements of local-level business environment in 2018.

Marine economy makes up 10% of Vietnam's GDP

Sea-based economic sectors contribute 10% of Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Exports are on the rise, with trade surplus

After a two-month trade deficit, the economy is expected to witness high export turnover this year thanks to buoyancy in export-oriented manufacturing fuelled by multilateral trade pacts.

Construction of Van Don-Mong Cai expressway to start in April

The construction of the Van Don-Mong Cai expressway in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been scheduled to begin in early April, the provincial authorities said on March 20.

Deputy Minister of Trade and Commerce works with Ninh Binh on African swine fever

Deputy Minister of Trade and Commerce Dang Hoang An had a working session on March 19 with Ninh Binh authority to discuss way to tackle African swine fever.

Gia Thuy pottery village

Gia Thuy commune, Nho Quan district, in northern Ninh Binh province, is home to the famous nearly 60-year-old pottery village, which has been preserving traditional cultural values well while helping its local people to earn incomes as well.

FAO, OIE support Vietnam in tackling African swine fever outbreaks

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) have said they are willing to help Vietnam deal with the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).

Ninh Binh earns 351 million USD exports in 2 months

The northern province of Ninh Binh earned an estimated of 351 million USD from exports in the first two months of this year, up 64.7 percent year-on-year, according the provincial Statistics Office.

Encouraging enterprises to invest in agricultural development

n 2018, despite enormous competition pressure from markets around the world, Vietnam's agricultural export turnover still rose strongly, reaching a record of over US$40 billion.

FDI up 2.5 times in first two months of 2019

As of February 20, foreign investors have poured 8.47 billion USD into Vietnam, 2.5 times higher than the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.