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.
Vietnam’s export turnover to South Africa reached US$133.51 million in the first quarter of this year, increasing by 80 percent compared to the same period last year.
Almost 6,000 businesses were dissolved or temporarily stopped operating in Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter of this year.
Vietnam's GDP in the first quarter (Q1) of this year reached 4 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.
In the first quarter of this year, the capital city has licensed 39 foreign direct investment projects with total registered capital of nearly US$120 million, according to the city’s statistics office.