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More than 180,000 graduates unemployed in Q2

More than 180,000 graduates unemployed in Q2

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.

Higher housing sales volumes forecast in Q2

Higher housing sales volumes forecast in Q2

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).

Q2 GDP growth forecast: 5.6%

Q2 GDP growth forecast: 5.6%

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.

Domestic cement consumption on the rise

Domestic cement consumption on the rise

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.

Real estate value drops in Q2

Real estate value drops in Q2

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.