VOV.VN - The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has served to have a negative impact on Vietnam’s timber industry with the industry poised to record export growth equal to 0% this year, according to insiders.
VOV.VN - April’s consumer price index (CPI) suffered a sharp decline of 1.54% in comparison to the previous month, the lowest level seen during the 2016 to 2020 period, due to declining purchasing power, according to the General Statistics Office.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Vietnam from the end of January, directly impacting the domestic labour market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO)'s employment report in the first quarter of this year.
VOV.VN - The General Statistics Office (GSO) released the 2020 White Paper of Vietnamese Cooperatives, the first of its kind, along with the 2020 White Paper of Vietnamese Enterprises in Hanoi on April 28 as a means of meeting the requirements for information from the government, managers, and researchers in the fields of their concern.
VOV.VN - The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused approximately 5 million workers to either lose their jobs or stop work until further notice, therefore bringing the number of employed people during the first quarter of the year to a ten-year record low.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s exports to both the United States and the European Union are expected to face a number of hurdles as a result of the negative impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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).
VOV.VN - Despite enjoying a large degree of economic openness, the Vietnamese economy is facing a range of challenges in the upcoming quarters and has been negatively influenced by many aspects of the turbulent global economy, according to Nguyen Bich Lam, director of the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Boosting the disbursement of all planned public investment would help increase this year’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 0.42 percentage points, according to 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.
Up to 18,600 businesses were forced to suspend operations in the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, up 26% year on year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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.
The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), scheduled to become effective in July, will help improve Vietnam’s business and investment climate and boost its institutional reform, thus contributing to fostering its growth in a long term, according to an official.
VOV.VN - The US has remained as Vietnam’s largest export market during the first two months of the year with a turnover of US$9.8 billion, an annual increase of 19.6 per cent, according to statistics released by the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam's total export-import value in first two months of 2020 was estimated at 74 bln USD.
A decline was seen in the prices of 6 out of 11 groups of products and services in February's CPI.
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.