January FDI nears 1.7 billion USD Business

January FDI nears 1.7 billion USD

Vietnam attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) worth 1.69 billion USD as of January 20 this year, down 19.8% annually, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Strong growth recorded in revenue from retail, services Business

Strong growth recorded in revenue from retail, services

Revenue from retail sales of goods and services totalled about 515.8 trillion VND (21.87 billion VND) in December and over 1.54 quadrillion VND (65.3 billion USD) in the fourth quarter of 2022, a year on year rise of 17.1%, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam records trade surplus of over 11.2 billion USD Business

Vietnam records trade surplus of over 11.2 billion USD

Vietnam’s import-export turnover in December is estimated at 58.82 billion USD, up 2.7% over the previous month, pushing the total in the whole year to 732.5 billion USD, a year on year rise of 9.5%, with a trade surplus of 11.2 billion USD, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam welcomes 1.87 million foreign visitors in nine months Travel

Vietnam welcomes 1.87 million foreign visitors in nine months

Vietnam welcomed about 1.87 million international arrivals in the first nine months of this year, 16.4 times higher than the same period last year but much lower than that in the same time in 2019 before COVID-19 broke out, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
85% of businesses expect better situation in Q3 Business

85% of businesses expect better situation in Q3

Up to 85% of enterprises in the processing-manufacturing and construction sectors expected better and stable business situation in the third quarter of this year, while only 15% predicted that the situation may be tougher, according to a survey conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Retail, service revenues enjoy good growth in Q1 Business

Retail, service revenues enjoy good growth in Q1

Retail and consumer service revenues enjoyed good growth in the first quarter of 2022, rising 4.4 percent from the same period last year to 1,318 trillion VND (57.55 billion USD), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). ​
Positive signs seen in footwear export Business

Positive signs seen in footwear export

With 80 percent of workers returning to work in factories and abundant orders right from the beginning of the year, the footwear sector has seen bright prospects for this year.
GSO proposes solutions to complete economic targets in 2022 Business

GSO proposes solutions to complete economic targets in 2022

The General Statistics Office (GSO) has given six major measures to successfully realise the socio-economic development targets for 2022, focusing on solutions to overcome difficulties and optimise opportunities, potential and international strengths.
Q3 labour market sees sharpest nosedive in all fields Society

Q3 labour market sees sharpest nosedive in all fields

Due to the fourth COVID-19 wave since April, the Vietnamese labour market has entered a severe crisis with numerous negative records in the third quarter of 2021, making it more difficult than ever for employees’ chances to find jobs.
61.4 percent of manufacturing firms face more difficulties in Q3: Survey Business

61.4 percent of manufacturing firms face more difficulties in Q3: Survey

Up to 61.4 percent of a total 5,663 enterprises in the processing-manufacturing sector faced more difficulties in production and business activities in the third quarter compared to the previous quarter due to COVID-19 impacts, according to a survey conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO).