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Around 670,000 labourers lose jobs in first four months

Around 670,000 labourers lose jobs in first four months

As many as 670,000 employees lost their jobs in the first four months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to the Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Vietnam says dependence on Chinese imports shrinks

Vietnam says dependence on Chinese imports shrinks

Efforts to decrease the trade deficit with China is an important policy and one of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s chief concerns, in addition to increasing exports to this market, says Industry and Trade Deputy Minister Do Thang Hai.

Shrimp exports to UK turn up

Shrimp exports to UK turn up

(VOV) - While shrimp exports to most markets saw a decline, exports to the UK have increased significantly in recent months.

US tra fish imports fall as prices rise

US tra fish imports fall as prices rise

(VOV) - Vietnam’s tra fish exports to the US dipped 16.2% to US$273.3 million in the ten months leading up to November compared to last year’s corresponding period, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Improving social welfare in Vietnam

Improving social welfare in Vietnam

(VOV) -Vietnam spares no effort to complete its social welfare system to provide timely assistance to people, especially those vulnerable to market economy implications.

President hails oil group's performance

President hails oil group's performance

President Truong Tan Sang has praised Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) efforts in fuelling national economy and contributing to fulfilling national defence and external relations tasks.

Economic downturn boosts beer consumption in Vietnam

Economic downturn boosts beer consumption in Vietnam

Beer makers in Vietnam produced 2.67 billion litres between January-November, up 7.8% over the corresponding period last year, according to the Vietnam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association (VBA).

Exhibition promotes IZ investment

Exhibition promotes IZ investment

(VOV) -The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and Vietnam Invest Network SJC have held the 2013 “Vietnam Industrial Zone Investment Promotion” exhibition (VietIZ 2013) in Hanoi on November 28.

HCM City, RoK localities tighten links

Ho Chi Minh City and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to enhance cooperation in economics, cultural exchanges and the exchange of delegations to work in fields of mutual concern.

Economic prospects for 2013

Economic prospects for 2013

(VOV) - Leading domestic and foreign economists concur that Vietnam will enjoy stronger economic growth in 2013, provided it controls inflation and accelerates the restructuring of both the banking sector and State-owned enterprises.