Trade surplus in ten months rises to record high Business

Trade surplus in ten months rises to record high

Vietnam’s trade surplus hit a record high of 18.72 billion USD during the January - October period as imports slowed down amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
CPI in October creeps up 0.09 percent Business

CPI in October creeps up 0.09 percent

The consumer price index (CPI) inched up 0.09 percent in October against the previous month, and 2.47 percent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).
EVFTA brings myriad opportunities for Vietnam exporters Videos

EVFTA brings myriad opportunities for Vietnam exporters

Two months after taking effect, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, has brought back several opportunities for Vietnamese exporters. The export growth means Vietnam has made a good use of tariff incentives to expand export markets.
Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4 Society

Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4

Business and production activities are expected to pick up in the last three months of a year, thus helping with the recovery of the labour market from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the unemployment rate is likely to drop and labourers’ income is expected to rise in the last quarter of this year, experts said.
Measures needed to raise insurance participation Society

Measures needed to raise insurance participation

Many businesses have scaled down production and reduced their workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a decrease in the number of those participating in social and health insurance, as well as an increase in unpaid social security debts, experts have said.
Cambodia: Flooding forces 40 garment factories to suspend operations World

Cambodia: Flooding forces 40 garment factories to suspend operations

Seventy-nine garment factories in Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces and Phnom Penh have been affected by flooding, and at least 40 of them have temporarily suspended their operations, the Phnom Penh Post quoted the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesman Heng Sour as saying.