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, New Zealand agree to boost all-round cooperation

Vietnam, New Zealand agree to boost all-round cooperation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, agreed on major directions to boost the future Vietnam-New Zealand cooperation in all fields during their talks in Auckland, New Zealand, on March 13.

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Local cosmetics sector needs preferential policies

Local cosmetics sector needs preferential policies

Vietnam needs more preferential policies to attract investors to the local cosmetics sector, economic experts have recommended.

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Japan invests big in Vietnamese real estate

Japan invests big in Vietnamese real estate

Vietnam’s real estate sector has witnessed significant participation from Japanese investors through cooperation with Vietnamese businesses recently, promising to bring benefits to the real estate market.

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Real estate sector expects record FDI in 2018

Real estate sector expects record FDI in 2018

Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into real estate have been very high so far this year, and a new record is expected to be set this year.

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Vietnam to step up fight against drug-trafficking

Vietnam to step up fight against drug-trafficking

Drug-trafficking at Vietnam’s borders continues to be a major issue, causing law enforcement officers to grow increasingly concerned.

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Retail goods, services generate over 30.8 billion USD in Jan-Feb

Retail goods, services generate over 30.8 billion USD in Jan-Feb

Retail goods and services generated revenues of 704 trillion VND (30.88 billion USD) in the first two months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 10.1 percent.

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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.