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’s import-export value hits 25.9 billion USD in February

Vietnam’s import-export value hits 25.9 billion USD in February

Vietnam’s import-export turnover is estimated to reach 25.9 billion USD in February, a decrease of 35.7 percent from the previous month, reported the General Department of Customs on February 28.

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Two-month pepper export turnover reaches 138.8 million USD

Two-month pepper export turnover reaches 138.8 million USD

Vietnam raked in 138.8 million USD from exporting nearly 36,000 tonnes of pepper in the first two months of 2018, posting a year-on-year increase of 127 percent in volume and 23.7 percent in turnover.

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Vietnam may export longans to Australia in 2019

Vietnam may export longans to Australia in 2019

Vietnamese longans may be exported to Australia in 2019, according to a delegation of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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Agro-forestry-fishery exports exceed 6 bln USD in first two months

Agro-forestry-fishery exports exceed 6 bln USD in first two months

Export turnover of agro-forestry-aquatic products in February 2018 was estimated at 2.6 billion USD, raising the total value in the first two months of 2018 to 6.1 billion USD, up 30.2 percent against the same period last year.

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Made-in-Vietnam medicine use on the rise

Made-in-Vietnam medicine use on the rise

The use of made-in-Vietnam medicines at provincial-level hospitals has risen to 35.4 percent since the Ministry of Health initiated an ongoing project named “Vietnamese people give priority to using made-in-Vietnam medicines” in 2012.

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China tops Vietnam's list of importers

China tops Vietnam's list of importers

China has overtaken the US to become Vietnam's largest importer as of January 2018, accounting for 77 percent of the country’s export market, official statistics show.

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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.