National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail trade and services rose 10 percent year-on-year to exceed 1 quadrillion VND (44.05 billion USD) in the first quarter of 2018, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam keeps rate of new HIV cases lower 0.3 percent

Vietnam keeps rate of new HIV cases lower 0.3 percent

Vietnam aims to keep the rate of new HIV/AIDS infections below 0.3 percent, while reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS on socio-economic development.

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Vietnam’s banking system records 10 quadrillion VND in total asset

Vietnam’s banking system records 10 quadrillion VND in total asset

The total assets of the Vietnamese banking system surpassed 10 quadrillion VND (440 billion USD) in late 2017, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.

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Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull signed a joint statement on the establishment of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership following their talks in Canberra, Australia on March 15 as part of the Vietnamese PM’s official visit.

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Garment-textile sector eyes 10 percent growth in 2018

Garment-textile sector eyes 10 percent growth in 2018

The garment-textile sector is aiming for a growth of 10 percent in 2018 in spite of huge challenges in the global market, said Le Tien Truong, Director General of the Vietnam National Textile Garment Group.

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Vietnam’s steel exports increase over 38 percent

Vietnam’s steel exports increase over 38 percent

Vietnam’s total steel exports in the first two months of the year rose 38.6 percent from the same period last year to more than 728,000 tonnes, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).

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National land database to be completed in 2020

National land database to be completed in 2020

A national land database will be completed in 2020 and information on land from the smallest administrative unit to the central level would be available.

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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.