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.

Vietnam's export soars in 2018

Last year Vietnam achieved a GDP growth of 7.08%, exceeding the target set by the National Assembly. More particularly, export revenue posted an impressive result, bringing Vietnam into the company of the world's leading exporters.

Vietnam has two more solar power plants

The construction of two more solar power plants was inaugurated in the central province of Phu Yen on January 8th by the Phu Khanh Solar Power Company.

2018: Vietnam's agriculture growth hits record high in seven years

The expanded export market and revenues hitting record high with US$40.02 billion, and the promotion of domestic consumption are the bright spots of Vietnam's agricultural sector throughout 2018, which witnessed the highest agricultural growth rate over the past seven years.

Ninh Binh's export revenue up 23 percent in 2018

The application of various stimulus measures in developing enterprises' production and trade allowed the northern province of Ninh Binh's export activity to enjoy robust growth with sharp rises in terms of turnover and market in 2018.

Ninh Binh's 2018 budget collection hits new record

Budget collection of the northern province of Ninh Binh in 2018 is estimated at over 12.7 trillion VND (547 million USD), marking the highest level recorded after the province re-established and a new record high in the 3rd consecutive year.

Vietnam's economy grows by 7.08% in 2018, highest in 11 years

The Vietnamese economy grew by 7.08% in 2018, the fastest rate in the past 11 years and beating the target of 6.7%, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced.

Vietnam lures 35.46 billion USD FDI in 2018

Vietnam attracted 35.46 billion USD in total foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2018, equivalent to 98.8 percent of the previous year's figure.

GDP growth in 2019 likely to reach 7 percent: experts

GDP growth rate is likely to reach a decade high of 6.9 - 7 percent in 2018 and maintain the pace of 7 percent next year, according to the National Financial Supervision Committee (NFSC).

Vietnam's Consumer Confidence Index hits record high

Vietnam had the world's second highest score in the consumer confidence index in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest data of the Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey and Nielsen announced on December 18.

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of over US$7.4 billion in 11 months

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of more than US$7.4 billion in the 11 month-period of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

State budget collection meets 87.9% of preset goal

As of mid November, total amount of State collection was estimated at VND1.16 quadrillion (US$ 49.88 billion), equivalent to 87.9% of the year's estimate.