Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3 Business

Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3

More jobs were created in the third quarter of this year on the back of the country’s economic resurgence, a press conference held by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on October 6 heard.
Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects Business

Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects

With more positive developments in the world economy and the rapid recovery of China, the Vietnamese economy has foundations to hope for a strong economic recovery in the future, according to Duong Manh Hung, Director of the General Statistic Office (GSO)’s National Accounts Department.
Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO Business

Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO

The gross domestic product (GDP) in the first nine months of 2020 and the third quarter respectively grew 2.12 percent and 2.62 percent from a year earlier, the slowest pace in 10 years. However, this is still a success amid numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam welcomes just 44,000 foreign arrivals in Q3 Travel

Vietnam welcomes just 44,000 foreign arrivals in Q3

Only 44,000 foreign visitors arrived in Vietnam during the third quarter of this year, equivalent to just 1 percent of the figure in the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported on September 29.
Mining industry unable to enjoy tax incentives Business

Mining industry unable to enjoy tax incentives

The mining industry faced difficulties in the first eight months of this year due to being unable to enjoy tax and land rental incentives, said Nguyen Huu Quang, deputy head of the National Assembly's Committee on Finance and Budget.
Foreign tourists to Vietnam down 66.6 percent in eight months Travel

Foreign tourists to Vietnam down 66.6 percent in eight months

The number of foreign tourists to Vietnam reached only 3.8 million in the first eight months of 2020, down by 66.6 percent compared to the figure of 11.3 million recorded in the same period last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic greatly impacted travel.
Public investment hits five-year high Business

Public investment hits five-year high

Public investment in August and the first eight months of this year increased 45.4 percent and 30.4 present year-on-year, respectively, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).