Hanoi reports 6.99 percent GDP growth in Q1 Business

Hanoi reports 6.99 percent GDP growth in Q1

Hanoi has recorded a GDP growth rate of 6.99 percent in the first quarter of this year, equivalent to the same period in 2018, it was reported at a meeting of the municipal People’s Committee on March 26.
Nine-month GDP growth highest in eight years Business

Nine-month GDP growth highest in eight years

The GDP growth rate for the January-September period was 6.98 percent, the highest for the same period over the past eight years, the General Statistics Office announced on September 28.
Party chief optimistic about national development in 2018 Politics

Party chief optimistic about national development in 2018

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed his belief that with new momentum and under the sound leadership of the Party and the effective management of the State, the Party, people and army will overcome all challenges to build a prosperous country. ​
Strong rise in unemployment among graduates: labour ministry Society

Strong rise in unemployment among graduates: labour ministry

The unemployment rate among university graduates and those holding higher degrees in the third quarter of 2017 was 4.51 percent, compared to 3.63 percent in the previous three months, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Standard Chartered Bank raises GDP forecast Business

Standard Chartered Bank raises GDP forecast

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) on October 6 increased its forecast for Vietnam’s GDP growth rate for the whole year to 6.8 percent, higher than the Government’s set target of 6.7 percent.
FDI into real estate exceeds 51 billion USD Business

FDI into real estate exceeds 51 billion USD

Accumulated foreign direct investment (FDI) in the real estate sector reached 51.1 billion USD as of the end of September, accounting for 16.5 percent of the total FDI in Vietnam, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.