Key economic pillars show positive growth

Having gone through one-third of the 2024 yearly plan, Vietnam's economy has achieved some remarkable results, showing clear recovery momentum through the growth of important pillars.

According to the General Statistics Office, the index of industrial production in the first four months of 2024 expanded by 6% against that in the same period of 2023.

In the period, disbursed investment capital from the state budget reached 20% of the yearly plan, up 6% year-on-year, while disbursed foreign direct investment stood at 6.28 billion USD, up 7% year-on-year.

Retail sales and services revenue totaled over 81 billion USD, up 8.5% year-on-year.

In the period, the country’s import-export revenue hit 239 billion USD, with trade surplus reaching 8.4 billion USD, higher than the 7.7 billion USD recorded in the same period last year.

These above figures showed that, most of the economy’s pillars have achieved remarkable results, contributing positively to the overall growth, while inflation continues to be effectively controlled./.