Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in 2019 Business

Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to grow by 6.8-6.9 percent in 2019 on the back of sound economic performance in 2018, according to the Vietnam Macro-Economic Outlook 2019, which was announced in Ho Chi Minh City on January 8.
Retail sales rise on strong domestic demand Business

Retail sales rise on strong domestic demand

Total retail sales of goods and services in Vietnam reached nearly 4.4 quadrillion VND (191 billion USD) in 2018, representing a rise of 11.7 percent against the previous year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vinatex targets 8 percent export growth in 2019 Business

Vinatex targets 8 percent export growth in 2019

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), the largest textile maker in the country, expects its export turnover to rise up to 8 percent in 2019, the group said at a press conference on December 27.
Singapore’s November exports sharply fall World

Singapore’s November exports sharply fall

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in November decreased 2.6 percent year-on-year, after an 8.2 percent rise in the month before, showed data from the trade agency International Enterprise Singapore (IE) on December 17.
Singapore’s economy to grow 2.6 percent next year World

Singapore’s economy to grow 2.6 percent next year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on December 12 announced the results of its recent survey that Singapore’s economy will grow only 2.6 percent in 2019 due to the negative impacts of protectionism and a trade war between the US and China, the world’s first and second largest economies.