Export – a bright spot of economic panorama

Export – a bright spot of economic panorama

Vietnam’s export-import exceeded 420 billion USD for the first time in 2017, of which export recorded the highest growth of 21.1 percent over the past seven years with 29 commodities joining the one billion USD club.

Agro-forestry-aquatic export hits 36.3 billion USD in 2017

Agro-forestry-aquatic export hits 36.3 billion USD in 2017

Vietnam earned 36.37 billion USD from exporting agro-forestry-aquatic products in 2017, setting a new record for the total turnover in a year and representing a year-on-year increase of 13 percent, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO

2017- successful year in inflation control: GSO

The year of 2017 is considered a successful year in inflation control, as the average CPI increased 3.53 percent over 2016 and 2.6 percent compared to December 2016, fulfilling the target of keeping the rate under 4 percent for the whole year, said Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.

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Cement consumption reaches 80 million tonnes in 2017

Cement consumption reaches 80 million tonnes in 2017

The country’s cement sector saw a successful year in 2017 as its sales reached 80 million, up 6 percent from last year.

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Vietnam’s largest rooftop solar power system put into operation

Vietnam’s largest rooftop solar power system put into operation

The first phase of the largest rooftop solar power system in Vietnam has been put into operation at Song Than Inland Clearance Depot (ICD) in southern Binh Duong province.

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FDI in Vietnam rises 44 percent to hit new record in 2017

FDI in Vietnam rises 44 percent to hit new record in 2017

Vietnam has remained an attractive destination for foreign investors in 2017 with total FDI capital registered in the country hitting a record high of 35.88 billion USD, up 44.4 percent against last year.

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Vietnam’s forex reserves soar to record-setting 48 billion USD

Vietnam’s forex reserves soar to record-setting 48 billion USD

Vietnam’s foreign currency reserves hit approximate 48 billion USD thanks to the country’s stable macroeconomic conditions and strong influx of exports, foreign direct investment (FDI) and remittance, according to State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Governor Le Minh Hung.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.