VOV.VN - Two-way trade between Vietnam and Israel hit US$236.58 million in the first two months of this year, with the latter enjoying a trade surplus, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Israel.
Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) on March 30 decided to temporarily suspend vehicle production to reduce the impact of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on its business.
Up to 18,600 businesses were forced to suspend operations in the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, up 26% year on year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has coordinated with other government agencies, business groups and districts in the city to ensure supply of essential goods at stable prices amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has urged livestock businesses to cooperate with the Government and with each other to bring the live pig price down from the current VND75,000 to VND70,000 per kg as from April 1.
The complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic have seriously affected a large number of enterprises, especially construction companies, as their business and production saw not very good results in the first quarter of 2020, according to a survey by the General Statistics Office.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s iron and steel exports to China skyrocketed over the course of the first two months of the year, despite only a slight increase in the country’s overall exports, according to the latest statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The consumer price index (CPI) of Hanoi in the first quarter of 2020 increased by 5.23% against the same period last year, according to the municipal Statistics Office.
In spite of challenges caused by saline intrusion and COVID-19, rice cultivation in the Mekong Delta must ensure domestic supply and take opportunities for export, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have flourished during the first two months of the year despite enduring drops in exports to the European Union and China as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - A range of major agricultural products, aside from rice and cashew nuts, experienced a year-on-year drop in export value during the first quarter of 2020, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The retail prices of petrol plummeted from 3pm of March 29, making it the sixth consecutive reduction since the beginning of this year.
Tax incentives for developers of social housing projects for lease should be made clear and consistent to encourage private investment in the segment, according to the HCM City Real Estate Association.
The HCM City real estate market provides more housing projects and subsidises rentals to boost the market amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - Many businesses have been forced to give workers time off work, especially at weekends due to reduced demand caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs has proposed the Government issue a VND20 trillion (US$843 million) bailout package to soften the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is striving to battle the COVID-19 pandemic while attaining socio-economic growth targets with authorities and enterprises making every effort to increase exports and stabilize the domestic market to sustain GDP this year.
Trade activities across the Vietnam-Cambodia border have been maintained despite the halt of entry and exit of citizens and tourists as a measure to curb the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Vietnamese confectionery businesses have upgraded production technologies to improve quality and efficiency, and developed new product lines to retain market share at home and also boost exports amid fierce competition.
VOV.VN - Both wet markets and supermarkets contain plentiful supplies of goods as non-essential businesses close for the first time to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).