(VOV) - Two-way trade between Vietnam and Mexico reached US$199 million in the first quarter of this year, up 1.01 percent compared to the same period last year.
(VOV) - Vietnam attracted US$5.4 billion in foreign direct investment between February 20-March 20, a monthly record figure.
The number of dengue fever cases is expected to increase in the next few months if prevention efforts are not intensified in localities, according to the steering board on dengue fever prevention.
The National Petroleum Corp (Petrolimex) and Military Petrochemical Joint Stock Co (MIPEC) raised their retail oil and petrol prices by VND500 – 1,100 per litre as of 17.00 pm August 13.
Retail sales of goods and services in the first six months of 2012 reached more than 1, 14 trillion, up 18.8 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Electricity will be sold at an average price of VND1,369 per kWh from July 1, up VND65 per kWh or 5 per cent over the current price.
Seafood exports in July reached US$500 million, raising the country’s seven-months turnover to US$3.1 billion, an increase of 24.8 percent over the same period a year ago.
Domestic petrol and oil retail prices rose by VND410 and VND400 per litre on August 9, respectively, announced the Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation (Petrolimex), the largest fuel retailer in the country.
New figures show Japan's job market has taken a hit.
From the beginning of this year until now, Vietnamese businesses have had their 40 investment projects licensed in Laos, Cambodia, Russia, the US, Cuba and Algeria.
Domestic gold on April 22 rose by VND30,000/tael reflecting a concurrent rise in world gold prices.
Hanoi’s goods and services turnover in the first four months of the year reached nearly VND266,235 billion, up 24.9 percent against the same period last year.
U.S. auto sales jumped to a seven-month high in March led by a 41 percent surge at Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) after the Japanese automaker offered the steepest discounts in its history to win back sales lost during its recent safety crisis.
The number of children contracting hand, foot mouth disease (HFMD) is on the rise even though the peak season is still one month away, Children Hospitals Nos 1 and 2 in HCM City have announced.
Two more Vietnamese people tested positive for the A/H1N1 virus on June 9, bringing the total number of confirmed A/H1N1 cases in the country to 17, said the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Health Department.
The Ministry of Health has reported as many as 27,450 new third-born children in the first quarter, an increase of one percent over the same period last year. The figure is predicted to rise to more than 60,360 children by the end of the second quarter.