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.

Ninh Binh province's production up 22.9 per cent in January

The Ninh Binh province's index of industrial production (IIP) in January rose significantly by 22.9 per cent against the same month last year, according to the Department Statistics Office.

Multiple key transport projects to commence in 2019

In 2019, the Ministry of Transport plans to start the construction of 16 traffic projects with a total investment of about VND26 trillion (US$1.1 billion).

Import-export turnover likely to hit US$500 billion in 2019

The total turnover of Vietnam's import-exports is expected to reach US$500 billion this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Shrimp exports expected to rake in 4 billion USD in 2019

Vietnam's shrimp exports are expected to increase to more than 4 billion USD in 2019 thanks to free trade agreements, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Vietnam targets 40 billion USD in textile-garment exports in 2019

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) has set the industry's export turnover target this year at 40 billion USD, a 10.8 percent year-on-year increase from 2018.

Vietnam lures US$1.9 billion in FDI in January

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledged in Vietnam witnessed a significant yearly increase of 52 per cent to US$1.9 billion in the first month of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

VN named in top 60 innovative economies

Viet Nam was ranked 60th most innovative economies in the world by the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index.

Vietnamese businesses set sights on success in Industrial Revolution 4.0

E-commerce and digital technology are creating great opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to enter the world market and participate in the global value chain as Industrial Revolution 4.0 is changing business and production models in a dramatic way.