VOV.VN -Vietnam has surpassed Bangladesh in terms of textile and garment exports over the first six months of the year, with the former’s total export value of over US$13 billion, US$1 billion more than the latter’s.
VOV.VN -Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the United States and China witnessed a gradual increase during the first six months of the year despite the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
VOV.VN -The initial six months of the year saw 40 cases of food poisoning affect approximately 1,087 people, killing 15 individuals in the process, according to the General Statistics Office.
Up to 47 traffic accidents occurred on National Highway 5 in the first six months of this year, killing 53 people and injuring 32 others, the National Traffic Safety Committee reported.
Wrongdoings involving nearly 50.34 trillion VND (2.17 billion USD) and over 1,000 ha of land were found during the first six months of 2019, heard a teleconference of the inspection sector in Hanoi on July 18.
The aviation sector served 38.5 million passengers in the first six months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 9.4 percent, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
About 745.4 trillion VND (32 billion USD) was collected for the State budget in the first half of 2019, equivalent to 52.8 percent of the year’s target and up 13.2 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
The General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported encouraging data in the labour market in the first six months of 2019, including unemployment decline and income improvement.
Ho Chi Minh City recorded five deaths due to dengue fever in the first six months of 2019, announced the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre on July 8.
Vietnam suffered 3,159 cyber attacks in the first six months of this year, a decrease from the same period last year, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) said on July 5.
More than 776,900 jobs were created in the first six months of 2019, a year-on-year decline of 1.1 percent, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported at a press conference in Hanoi on July 2.
Vietnam Airlines recorded a dramatic year-on-year rise of 87% in its pre-tax profit in the first half of 2018, approximating VND1.92 trillion (US$82.8 million) and double its target.
The southern province of Binh Duong recorded a year-on-year growth rate of 7% in gross regional domestic product (GRDP) between January and June, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Vietnam’s index of industrial production (IIP) increased 10.5% on-year in the first half of 2018, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin)’s Nhan Co Alumina plant in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong gained more than VND3.2 trillion (US$141 million) in revenue in the first six months of the year.
Remittance inflows to the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City in the first six months of 2018 was estimated to reach US$2.45 billion, up nearly 20% from the same period last year, Sai Gon Giai phong reported.
Industrial production of the southern province of Dong Nai in the first six months of 2018 grew 8.35% over the same period of 2017.
Vietnamese firms invested US$222.48 million in 67 newly-licensed projects abroad in the first six months of 2018, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam’s total import and export turnover in the first six months of 2018 is estimated to hit US$225.29 billion, showing a year-on-year rise of 13%, according to the General Department of Customs.
The southern province of Dong Nai enjoyed a trade surplus of over US$1 billion in the first six months of 2018.