Tag: "statistics"

Almost half of city kids have eyesight issues

Almost half of city kids have eyesight issues

More than 40% of students aged from 7 to 13 in big cities such as Hanoi and HCM City suffer from eye defects, with short-sightedness accounting for two-thirds of cases, according to health sector statistics.

GDP growth must rely on internal strength: economists

GDP growth must rely on internal strength: economists

How much do internal resources contribute to the country’s GDP? Economists have raised the question after the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced a record-high GDP growth rate of 7.46% in the third quarter of the year.

Survey reflects optimistic business outlook for Q4

Survey reflects optimistic business outlook for Q4

Vietnam’s enterprises feel positive about the business climate for the fourth quarter, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Industrial production index up 7.9%

Industrial production index up 7.9%

The national index of industrial production (IIP) increased 7.9% year-on-year in the first nine months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

The Ministry of Health has issued a warning that the current season, when students gather for the new school year, is the time when the number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases among children is on the rise.

Nearly 102,000 labourers register in August

Nearly 102,000 labourers register in August

A total of 101,700 labourers were registered at newly-established businesses in August, up 8.8 percent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office.

Paper imports from US rise high

Paper imports from US rise high

VOV.VN - Paper imports from the US skyrocketed 203.4% to 17,700 tons in the first seven months of this year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Over 12,400 new firms set up in August

Over 12,400 new firms set up in August

As many as 12,404 new enterprises were set up in August with total capital of VND131 trillion (US$5.76 billion), up 6.2% in volume and 39% in value, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

August retail sales in huge surge

August retail sales in huge surge

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail sales and services reached VND2.58 quadrillion (US$114.7 billion) in the first eight months of this year, a year on year increase of 10.3%, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

IIP up 6.7% in eight months

IIP up 6.7% in eight months

The national index for industrial production (IIP) increased 6.7% year-on-year in the first eight months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.