Total revenue from retail sales and services topped US$160 billion during the first 11 months of 2017, surging 10.7% year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Total premiums collected by Vietnam’s insurance security companies surged 20.4% year-on-year to VND84.19 trillion (US$3.71 billion) in the first ten months of 2017, according to the Ministry of Finance.
VOV.VN -National Assembly deputies on November 2 concluded discussions on socio-economic performance and state budget plans for 2017 and for next year.
VOV.VN - Overall, the global tea market continues to grow steadily, with an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) retail volume of 4.2% through 2022, according to a recent marketing report by IMARC Group.
Hanoi’s agro-forestry-aquaculture production value surpassed VND18.6 trillion (about US$818.4 million) in the two first quarters of this year, up 2.85% against the same period last year, heard a conference on July 19.
VOV.VN - The National Assembly discussed on June 9 the government’s socio-economic report and asked for more investment in social security, poverty reduction, and the fight against corruption and wastage.
Vietnam will accelerate the development of logistics services to facilitate trade and improve the economy’s competitiveness, according to an action plan which was approved recently by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam’s import-export revenue has increased four-fold in the past decade after joining the WTO, the General Department of Customs reports.
The export value of Vietnam’s handicraft products has averaged US$1.6 billion per year since 2000.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Government members to take drastic measures to attain the targeted growth rate of 6.7% this year at the Cabinet’s February meeting in Hanoi on March 1.
Vietnam’s textile and garment industry has targeted an export growth rate of 6.5%-7% to US$30 billion this year.
VOV.VN -Clothiers and fabric makers in Vietnam are 'approaching stagnation' as sales and orders in the international markets continue to dwindle in the aftermath of the demise of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Pharmacy firms are making good profits, with the market expecting a stable growth rate of 10%-15%.
Despite facing numerous challenges, some international organisations remain optimistic about Vietnam’s economic prospects for 2016 due to surging manufacturing and foreign investment.
The Sai Gon Securities Inc (SSI) on August 5 issued nearly US$8.9 million worth of two-year non-convertible bonds with an annual yield rate of 7% for the first 12 months.
In the context of global oversupply and unstable oil prices, oil and gas exports must not be seen as the lifebuoy for the Vietnamese economy.
Steel demand in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam are expected to maintain a growth rate of 6% next year despite exposure to China’s steel exports, according to World Steel Association (WSA).
The leather and footwear sector’s exports reached nearly US$5 billion in the first five months of this year, up 6% against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam could face numerous difficulties in reaching its export value target for this year because of low growth in total exports for the first four months, experts said.
HCM City's Industrial Production Index increased by 5.7% in the first quarter, the highest growth rate in the past five years.