Tags: statistics

First-quarter FDI attraction comes into spotlight

First-quarter FDI attraction comes into spotlight

VOV.VN - Inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) have shone a spotlight on the country’s economic growth in the first quarter of this year, featured by the attraction of many large-scale and high-tech projects.

Exports exceed US$200 billion in 10 months

Exports exceed US$200 billion in 10 months

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s exports rose by 14.2% to US$200.27 billion in the first 10 months of this year, of which the domestic sector made up US$56.82 billion (up 16.8%) and the foreign direct investment (FDI) sector, including crude oil, accounted for US$143.45 billion (up 13.2%).

Import-export value exceeds US$200 billion

Import-export value exceeds US$200 billion

VOV.VN - The total value of the country’s imports and exports from the beginning of the year to June 15 is estimated at US$204.72 billion, up 13.2% on the same period last year, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

Ministry warns about hand-foot-mouth disease rise

The Ministry of Health has issued a warning that the current season, when students gather for the new school year, is the time when the number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases among children is on the rise.

Paper imports from US rise high

Paper imports from US rise high

VOV.VN - Paper imports from the US skyrocketed 203.4% to 17,700 tons in the first seven months of this year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Exports to Laos see upturn trend

Exports to Laos see upturn trend

VOV.VN - Exports to Laos reached US$264.7 million in the first half of this year, rising by 13.29% against the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

February price index in HCM City up 0.5%

February price index in HCM City up 0.5%

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City increased by 0.5% on a monthly basis in February, the municipal Statistics Office said on February 28.

Creating a workforce for the new industrial age of Vietnam

Creating a workforce for the new industrial age of Vietnam

VOV.VN - Economies in Vietnam and the other nine countries that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) could conceivably see a bonanza of new jobs in 2017 and beyond, say many leading economists.

Cashew nut exports, prices increase on tight supplies

Cashew nut exports, prices increase on tight supplies

VOV.VN - Exports of cashew nuts jumped 5.8% in volume and 16.9% in value year-on-year for the ten months leading up to November 2016, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Foreign arrivals to Hanoi surge

Foreign arrivals to Hanoi surge

VOV.VN - The number of foreign arrivals to Hanoi in March hit 256,000, bringing the total number of foreign tourists to the city in the first quarter to 761,000, up 17.1% and 28.7% respectively over the same periods last year, according to the Hanoi Statistics Office (HSO).

Foreign arrivals in Vietnam up 20% in November

Foreign arrivals in Vietnam up 20% in November

(VOV) - Around 723,740 foreigners visited Vietnam in November, up 12.9% over October and 20.4% against the corresponding period last year, according to latest statistics from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Vietnam to help Cambodia train statistics experts

Vietnam to help Cambodia train statistics experts

Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh agreed with Cambodia’s Minister of Planning Chhay Than on the need to develop human resources for Cambodia’s statistics sector.

Danang statistics conference: How to do more with less

Danang statistics conference: How to do more with less

(VOV) - A conference on official statistics opened in Danang on October 8 by the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), providing a good chance for domestic and international statisticians to share experience and develop cooperative ties.

Vietnam – Singapore trade thrives

Singapore-Vietnam two-way trade totaled 13.538 billion SGD (equivalent to 10.83 billion USD) for the first eight months of 2014, a 22.2- percent year-on-year increase, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics.

Vietnamese people in RoK support storm victims

Vietnamese community in the Republic of Korea (RoK) has undertaken a host of activities to collect donations for their fellow citizens in the home country’s central region, which experienced extensive damage caused by recent storms.

Industrial growth slows to 4.8 percent

Industrial  growth slows to 4.8 percent

The nation's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) slowed to its lowest in three years, rising just 4.8 percent in 2012, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).