VOV.VN - The opening six months of the year saw retail sales reach a figure of VND1,895,600 billion, accounting for 79.6% of total turnover and representing an annual boost of 3.4%, according to figures released by the General Statistics Office.
VOV.VN - Despite the economic picture for the opening five months of the year appearing gloomy due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with the majority of indicators being low in comparison to last year, May, the first month after social distancing, has seen the gradual recovery of manufacturing, tourism, and transport firms.
The consumer price index (CPI) in May decreased by 0.03% against the previous month and 1.24% against last December, but increased by 4.39% year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on May 29.
VOV.VN - The domestic market is poised to play an important role in getting the nation’s socio-economic development back on track following the easing of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with local firms needing to pay close attention to developing trends due to the ongoing economic impact caused by the virus.
Nearly 37,600 new firms were formed in Vietnam with a total registered capital of VND445.2 trillion (US$19.1 billion) in the first four months of this year, down 13.2% in number and 18% in capital year-on-year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the first quarter of 2020, the country recorded eight items with export turnover of over US$1 billion, making up 70.6% of the nation’s total export value.
Many enterprises in the manufacturing and processing industry are optimistic about the outlook for the second quarter of 2020, according to a survey conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The General Statistics Office (GSO) is scheduled to begin a survey of businesses on April 1 with a view to collecting basic information to serve management and policy making, Deputy General Director of the office Nguyen Trung Tien said.
Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1% from the same period last year. The number of tourists from all markets experiences decreases except for the African market.
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 gross domestic product (GDP) growth tumbled to a record 10-year low of 3.82% during the year’s first quarter as a result of the considerable impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam's total export-import value in first two months of 2020 was estimated at 74 bln USD.
Nearly 16,200 businesses suspended operations in the first two months of this year, up 19.5 percent annually, reported the General Statistics Office.
Total State budget collection was estimated at 214.2 trillion VND (9.31 billion USD) in the first two months of this year, or 14.2 percent of the yearly estimate, reported the General Statistics Office on February 29.
Vietnam reported an estimated trade deficit of 176 million USD in the first two months of the year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).
The agro-forestry-fishery sector recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD in the first two months of 2020, a year-on-year rise of 18.4 percent.
The number of Vietnamese visitors to Taiwan (China) has been growing fast recently, which is partly attributed to Taiwan’s preferential visa policy for tourists from the Southeast Asian nation.
Disbursement of public investment was low in January due to impacts of the week-long Tet holiday, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnamese “billion-US dollar” exports items brought home only 19 billion USD in January, a year-on-year fall of 14.3 percent, according to the latest data from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam's export-import value is estimated to reach 38.1 bln USD in January, according to the General Statistics Office.