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Hanoi aims to draw 5.3 billion USD in FDI in six months

Hanoi aims to draw 5.3 billion USD in FDI in six months

Hanoi is striving to attract over 500 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in June 2019, raising the total FDI capital to nearly 5.3 billion USD in the first half of the year, according to insiders.

Bio-fuel consumption increases 31.8%

Bio-fuel consumption increases 31.8%

Consumption of bio-fuel E5 RON 92 nationwide increased 31.8% in the first half of this year to 1.78 million cubic metres, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Plastic products exports up 20%

Plastic products exports up 20%

Exports of plastic products were worth US$1.43 billion in the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 20%, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Techcombank’s pre-tax profit doubles in first half

Techcombank’s pre-tax profit doubles in first half

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) posted a record pre-tax profit of VND5.19 trillion (US$223.5 million) in the first half of the year – approximately double that of the same period in 2017.

State budget collection up 14.3% in H1

State budget collection up 14.3% in H1

The total state budget revenue reached VND651.7 trillion (US$28.7 billion) in the first half of this year, equivalent to 49.4% of the estimate and up 14.3% year-on-year, Deputy Minister of Finance Huynh Quang Hai reported at a meeting in Hanoi on July 18.

PetroVietnam posts positive outcomes in H1

PetroVietnam posts positive outcomes in H1

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) not only reached the majority of its targets for the first half of 2018, but also went beyond expectations, statistics showed.

Over 64,500 new enterprises set up in first half of 2018

Over 64,500 new enterprises set up in first half of 2018

As many as 64,531 new enterprises have been set up in the first half of 2018 with a total registered capital of VND649 trillion (US$28.6 billion), up 5.3% and 8.9% from the same period last year, respectively.

Hanoi leads in six-month FDI attraction for first time

Hanoi leads in six-month FDI attraction for first time

Hanoi drew in more than US$5.9 billion in FDI in the first half of 2018, making it the country’s largest six-month FDI attractor for the first time in three decades, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on June 17.

Over 7 million Vietnamese use IPv6

Over 7 million Vietnamese use IPv6

The use of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in Vietnam in the first half of 2018 grew 6.54%, lifting the usage rate of IPv6 in the country to 14.43%.

PVI leads non-life insurance market

PVI leads non-life insurance market

PVI Holdings continued to maintain its top position in the field of non-life insurance with revenue hitting VND4.17 trillion (US$187.65 million) in the first half of 2016.