In the second half of this year, increasing competition in product quality, prices and market share are predicted to force steel companies to work harder to maintain their foothold in the market.
VOV.VN - The import of electronic items and components, and computers from China experienced sharp annual growth of 80.8 per cent to reach US$5.05 billion during the first five months of 2019, according to Vietnam Customs.
Chinese companies are accelerating investment in Vietnam, but some local businesses are voicing concerns.
VOV.VN - As many as 93 out of 127 State-owned enterprises had yet to be equitized by May 2019, accounting for 73 per cent of the total amount.
The Americas was the fastest growing trade partner continent of Vietnam in the first five months of 2019, with expansion of over 22 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - National Assembly deputies have raised their concerns about the potential risks of soaring Chinese foreign direct investment inflows into Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Vietnam racked up some US$101 billion from exports during the first five months of 2019, recording a year on year rise of 7.1 per cent, according to Vietnam Customs.
The total automobile sales in the first five months of 2019 surged by 22 percent year-on-year to 126,646 units, the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) reported on June 11.
Only three state-owned enterprises (SOEs) got the nod from authorized agencies for their equitisation plans in the first five months of this year, lifting the total number of companies to have plans approved by the end of May 2019 to 30, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Vietnam earned 1.21 billion USD from exporting an estimated 2.83 million tonnes of rice during January-May, declining 20.7 percent in value and 4 percent in volume as compared to the same time last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
VOV.VN - Aquatic exports saw slight drops in both volume and value during the first five months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Ho Chi Minh City attracted 2.77 billion USD in foreign investment in the first five months of this year, with 46.7 percent of the capital poured into real estate.
Viet Nam earned US$662 million from rubber exports in the first five months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 2.4 per cent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The export value of forestry products in the first five months of 2019 hit 4.25 billion USD, up nearly 20 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported a trade surplus of nearly 3.3 billion USD in the first five months of this year.
Vietnam’s total retail sales of goods and services in the first five months of 2019 increased 11.6 percent year-on-year to 19.8 quadrillion (almost 85 billion USD), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VOV.VN - The State Treasury of Vietnam raised a total of nearly VND94 trillion (US$4.04 billion) via government bond auctions held at the Hanoi Stock Exchange during the first five months of this year.
Export turnover of fruits and vegetables has exceeded 1.6 billion USD since the beginning of 2019, a year-on-year rise of 8.9 percent.
Vietnam’s index of industrial production index (IIP) in May expanded 4.6 percent against the previous month and 10 percent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office said on May 29.
VOV.VN - Amid a sudden increase in foreign direct investment inflows from China, experts are calling for the creation of “filter tools” for FDI with the aim of fostering high value manufacturing and sustainable development.