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).
As many as 161 million USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) was poured into the southern province of Dong Nai in the first two months of 2019, equivalent to 78.2 percent of the same period last year.
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.
Vietnam will optimise external resources to spur national economy as the impact of the outbreak of acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) on foreign investment flows into the country is visible, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
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.
The Government should not raise the prices of any products under its management, especially medicines, fuels and electricity, in the first half of 2020 to keep the full-year inflation rate under control, stated the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VOV.VN - Acute respiratory infections caused by the new strain of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have had a major impact on Vietnam’s processing and manufacturing sectors, according to a recent report released by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Under the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, foreign tourist arrivals in Vietnam may fall by 50 – 60 percent during the epidemic period, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s export turnover is forecast to suffer a sharp decrease during the first quarter of the year as a result of the impact of acute respiratory infections caused by the novel coronavirus, according to Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.
Disbursement of public investment was low in January due to impacts of the week-long Tet holiday, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
About 84.8 percent of businesses in the processing – manufacturing sector predicted expansion and stability in their production for the first quarter of 2020, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said.
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.
Vietnam attracted 5.33 billion USD in FDI In January, up 2.8% compared to the same period in 2019.
Vietnam's index of industrial production (IIP) in January declined by 5.5 percent year-on-year and 11.8 percent month on month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
CPI in January 2020 increased by 1.23% compared to December 2019 and up 6.43% compared to January 2019.
A total of 8,276 new enterprises were established in the first month of 2020, down 17.9 percent year-on-year, but the total registered capital of the firms surged sharply by 76.8 percent to 267.2 trillion VND (11.55 billion USD), the highest growth rate in four years, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.
Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January hit a record high, up 1.23 percent over the previous month and 6.43 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
In 2019, footwear and leather export will reach the target of 22 billion USD, up 12.2% compared to 2018.
HSBC expected Vietnam’s economic outlook to remain positive and GDP to grow 6.6% in 2020.