The number of unemployed university graduates grew sharply in the second quarter of 2017, while the country’s unemployment rate declined slightly compared with the previous quarter, according to data of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs.
The real estate market will welcome many new launches in the second quarter of 2017 and sales volumes will be higher than the last quarter, according to the Vietnam National Real Estate Association (VNREA).
Vietnam’s GDP in the second quarter of this year is forecast to expand 5.6 % or 6.27 %, depending on two scenarios, expert said.
Cement and clinker consumption in the country from the outset of this year grew over 15% to 24 million tonnes, meeting 32% of the whole year’s target, according to the Department of Building Materials under the Ministry of Construction.
The country's total real estate sales decreased by 15.4% in the second quarter of this year compared to the previous quarter to roughly US$5.06 billion, said Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Tran Nam.