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.

High-ranking military delegation visits Indonesia, Malaysia

A high-ranking military delegation led by Sen. Lieut.Gen. Nguyen Khac Nghien, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnamese People’s Army, left Hanoi on June 21 for official visits to Indonesia and Malaysia .

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Vietnam, Laos strengthen investment cooperation

The Lao government wishes to welcome more Vietnamese investors as they have been making active contributions to the country’s socio-economic development.

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Northern region builds first bio-ethanol maker

A ground-breaking ceremony to build northern Vietnam’s first bio-ethanol plant was held in the midland province of Phu Tho on June 21 in the presence of National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong.

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State President Triet honours journalists

State President Nguyen Minh Triet handed certificates to Prize A winners at the National Press Prix held at the Opera House on June 21, showing the State’s high respect to journalists’ role.

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Vietnam backs UN’s continued mandate in Golan Heights

Vietnam has voiced support for the extension of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)’s mandate in the Golan Heights for another six months as proposed by the Secretary General and agreed by the concerned parties.

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HCM City: CPI inches up 0.6 percent in June

The consumer price index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City increased by 0.6 percent in June compared with the previous month, and 3.13 percent from the beginning of the year.

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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.