High-end hotels in Hanoi have been fully booked by Q1, 2018, showing a robust sign, especially when the city is carrying out a myriad of investment solutions to make a breakthrough in tourism.
Ten out of every one thousand smartphones sold worldwide in the first quarter of 2017 were to Vietnamese users, who collective spent nearly VND20 trillion on the hi-tech devices, two separate reports show.
Vietnam’s exports to Canada rose slightly while imports from the North American nation almost doubled in the first quarter of 2017, according to Vietnamese Trade Counsellor to Canada Hoang Anh Dung.
Recruitment demand for mid- and senior-level staff rose by 73 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to a report from Navigos Search, an executive search service in Vietnam.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s continuation of a prudent monetary policy is a reason for the slight year-on-year decrease of the core inflation in the first quarter of 2017.
Real estate prices remained stable in the first three months of 2017 with mid- and high-end segments dominating the market, according to the Housing and Real Estate Market Management Agency.
Ho Chi Minh City reported a 7.46% year-on-year increase in GRDP in the first quarter compared to 7.08% in the same period last year, it was reported at the March 31 meeting of the municipal authorities on socio-economic development in Q1.
Vietnam's first-quarter rice exports have fallen to a two-year low, but the outlook remains positive as shipments to China, its biggest buyer, are forecast to grow this year, traders and industry reports said.
The export value of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products reached US$7.6 billion in the first three months of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 7.6%.
Traffic accidents have killed 2,100 people and injured 3,800 others in the first three months of 2017, which is a decrease compared to the same period last year.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) produced about 6.45 million tonnes of crude oil in the first quarter of this year, exceeding its three-month plan by 5 percent.
Commercial banks employees have received higher salaries in the first quarter this year thanks to the improved performance of banks.
The Government Inspectorate detected four corruption cases involving six people with a combined monetary value of VND3.1 billion (US$139,500) in the first three months of 2016, heard a press conference in Hanoi on April 14.
Vietnam drew nearly US$4.03 billion in newly-registered and additional capital from foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the first quarter of this year, up 119.1% against the same period last year.
Low export growth and rising imports by foreign-invested firms have contributed to Vietnam’s first quarter trade deficit.
Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) increased 7% to end at US$3.05 billion in the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.
(VOV) - There were more than 6,500 road traffic collisions in the first quarter of this year, resulting in 2,427 deaths and 6,462 injuries, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
(VOV) -Vietnam welcomed more than 2.3 million foreign arrivals in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 29.3% from a year ago, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Vietnam’s exports to Japan in the first quarter this year showed a sharp increase of 65 percent over the same period last year.
More than 18,700 businesses were established in the first quarter of this year, according to a Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) report.