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Wood exports soar to nearly $3.12b

Wood exports soar to nearly $3.12b

Export turnover of wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 18.3 per cent, according to the General Department of Customs.

Insurance market keeps thriving in first months of 2019

Insurance market keeps thriving in first months of 2019

Vietnam’s insurance industry maintained positive growth in the first four months of 2019, with total premiums surging by 17 percent year-on-year to 44.3 trillion VND (1.9 billion USD), the Ministry of Finance reported.

Property market becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Property market becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam’s real estate market became the second most attractive investment field for foreign investors after it lured 1.1 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) during January-April, or 7.5 percent of the total FDI inflow just behind the manufacturing and processing sector.

Tra fish exports to Japan skyrocket in four months

Tra fish exports to Japan skyrocket in four months

VOV.VN - Tra fish exports to Japan leaped by 61.5 per cent on year to reach US$11.54 million in the first four months of the year, thus putting the Japanese market on the list of top ten importers of such product for the first time.

Over 43,300 new firms set up in four months

Over 43,300 new firms set up in four months

As many as 43,305 new enterprises with total registered capital of 542.4 trillion VND (32.32 billion USD) were established in the first four months of 2019, up 4.9 percent in the number of firms and 31.7 percent in capital, according to the General Statistics Offices (GSO).

Public investment disbursement low in four months

Public investment disbursement low in four months

VOV.VN - Disbursement of public investment capital was estimated at VND68.548 trillion (US$2.94 billion) over the first four months of the year, representing 16.45 per cent of the total figure set by the National Assembly.

Trade deficit with China nears US$12b in Jan-Apr

Trade deficit with China nears US$12b in Jan-Apr

Vietnam ran a trade deficit of US$11.9 billion with China in the first four months of the year, up a staggering 53.8% year-on-year. China remained the largest supplier of goods to Vietnam during the period, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Four-month CPI lowest in three years: GSO

Four-month CPI lowest in three years: GSO

Vietnam recorded a year-on-year rise of 2.71 percent in the consumer price index (CPI) between January and April of 2019, a three-year low in the period.

FDI inflows beat four-year record

FDI inflows beat four-year record

VOV.VN - Vietnam lured a total of US$14.59 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) during the first four months of the year, reaching the peak level seen in the past four years.

Hanoi FDI up six times in January-April

Hanoi FDI up six times in January-April

The capital city of Hanoi attracted 4.47 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2019, up six times compared to the same period last year.

Agro-forestry-fishery exports fetch 12.4 billion USD in four months

Agro-forestry-fishery exports fetch 12.4 billion USD in four months

Export revenues of agro-forestry-fishery products in April is estimated to hit 3.5 billion USD, pushing the figure in the first four months of this year to 12.4 billion USD, equivalent to the figure recorded in the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam-Cambodia trade up in four months

Vietnam-Cambodia trade up in four months

(VOV) -Two-way trade between Vietnam and Cambodia reached US$1.3 billion in the first four months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 10 percent.

FDI hits US$4.2 billion in four months

FDI hits US$4.2 billion in four months

Vietnam attracted US$4.267 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of this year, equal to 70 percent of the figure recorded in the same period last year.