The economy’s manufacturing and processing sector has broken its October growth record with a new record in November, giving the 11-month industrial production – and the whole-year growth target – a jolt.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s wood exports may fetch between US$7.8-US$8 billion this year, far exceeding the set target of US$7.3 -US$7.5 billion, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vifores).
VOV.VN - This year’s seafood export turnover is forecast to expand by 6% to US$7.4 billion when compared to last year’s figure, and is set to fulfill its target one month ahead of schedule despite facing a number of notable difficulties.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to speed up December growth to achieve its economic growth target of 8.25%, heard a review meeting on November 30.
Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) on October 6 increased its forecast for Vietnam’s GDP growth rate for the whole year to 6.8 percent, higher than the Government’s set target of 6.7 percent.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang raked in US$1.86 billion in the first nine months this year, up 25.4% annually and equivalent to 80% of the yearly target.
Le Quang Liem has grabbed the eighth gold medal for Vietnam at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Turkmenistan on September 24.
VOV.VN - The inflation rate in Vietnam for August quickened from that of July to 3.35%, according to a statement issued by the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam may not reach this year’s targeted cashew export value of US$3.3 billion, due to a shortage of raw materials for cashew export processing.
VOV.VN - The Economic Intelligence Unit of the Economist has forecast the GDP economic growth of Vietnam to be far below expectations for the five-year period 2017-2021.
Vietnam aims to curb the annual ratio of infections and fatalities due to dengue below 0.09 percent by 2020 and early detect oral, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer in nearly 20 percent of people.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Sri Lanka have pledged to work together more efficiently aiming to lift bilateral trade to US$1 billion.
VOV.VN - Vietnam aims to increase forest coverage to 42% of its land area in 2020.
Vietnam, the world’s No 1 exporter of cashew products, expects to import an additional 500,000 tonnes of nuts from now until October to meet its annual export target, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas).
Vo Tri Thanh, a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council, has given his analyses of the way to achieve the 2017 GDP target.
Stronger export growth and a continued rise in investment suggest Vietnam’s GDP growth will go back to above 6.5% in 2017, after a slowdown to 6.2% in 2016.
The World Bank (WB) released its Global Economic Prospects report on June 4, forecasting a global 2017 economic growth rate of 2.7% and a Vietnamese growth rate of 6.3%, lower than the 6.7% goal set by the government.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for drastic measures to achieve a growth target of 6.7% set for this year at a monthly cabinet meeting on June 3 in Hanoi.
PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Services Corporation (PV Drilling) has signed multiple new contracts in the second quarter of this year.
VOV.VN - 2017 is considered a key to implementing Vietnam’s socio-economic development plan until 2020. To realize the GDP growth of 6.7% set by the National Assembly will require stronger measures.