The Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR) has reported that it earned 906 billion VND (39.3 million USD) in profit in the first half of this year.
Export revenues by Ho Chi Minh City-based enterprises in the first six months of the year reached 19.6 billion USD, a 9.2 percent increase year-on-year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
VOV.VN - The 2019 average inflation set to jump by 3.17 - 3.41 per cent would yield a number of positive effects on the country’s macro-economic stability, experts have said.
Vietnam saw a decline in road accidents in the first half of 2019 while the number of prolonged traffic congestion was on a rise, according to the latest report of the National Committee for Road Safety.
Ho Chi Minh City posted an economic growth rate of 7.86 percent year-on-year in the first half of the year to 611.5 trillion (26.3 billion USD).
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines reported a total revenue of over 51.6 trillion VND (2.24 billion USD) in the first half of this year, up 5.5 percent year-on-year.
VOV.VN - The soaring credit growth recorded during the first half of 2019 can be attributed to efforts by local firms to complete periodical business reports and some banks’ application of Basel II standards, a senior banking expert has claimed.
Car sales reached 281,473 units during the January-June period, a year-on-year rise of 21 percent, the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) reported on July 9.
The central city of Da Nang drew more than 542 million USD worth of foreign investment between January and June.
Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit export value hit 2.06 billion USD in the first six months of 2019, up 3.9 percent year-on-year, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Hanoi posted a 7.21 percent increase in Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first half of the year, it was reported at the 9th session of the municipal People’s Council that opened on July 8.
Vietnam’s industrial and economic zones attracted 340 foreign-invested projects with a total newly-registered capital of 8.7 billion USD in the first six months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zone Management Department.
The country’s index of industrial production (IIP) recorded a year-on-year rise of 9.13 per cent in the first six months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO)’s latest report.
Though there remains six months, some banks have almost used up the assigned quota for the whole year, and experts said it would be difficult for the banks to get an expansion approval from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Nearly 309 million tonnes of cargo were handled through Vietnam’s seaports in the first half of this year, up 13 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
The export value of wood and wood products reached nearly 5 billion USD in the first half of 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s insurance industry maintained positive growth in the first half of this year, with total revenue surging by 24.35 percent year-on-year to nearly 71.15 trillion VND (3 billion USD), the Ministry of Finance’s Insurance Supervisory Authority (ISA) has reported.
The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2019 increased on average 2.64 percent against the same period last year, the lowest pace recorded over the past three years, General Statistics Office (GSO) General Director Nguyen Bich Lam announced on June 28.
Foreign investors registered to pour 1.73 billion USD into Vietnam in June, bringing the total amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) committed to the country in the first six months of the year to 18.47 billion USD, down 9.2 percent year on year.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s trade balance has been back on an upward path after recording a surplus worth US$70 million between January and mid-June.