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).
Vietnam's beer market slowly recovers Business

Vietnam's beer market slowly recovers

Domestic beer consumption in the second half of the year is expected to improve over the first six months, while next year the beer industry can grow by 20 percent compared to the low base this year.
E-commerce a positive for retail sector Business

E-commerce a positive for retail sector

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the retail market in Việt Nam in the first quarter of this year still recorded positive results from e-commerce, online shopping and delivery services.
Growth in foreign arrivals slowest in four years Travel

Growth in foreign arrivals slowest in four years

The number of international tourist arrivals to Vietnam during January-February rose 4.8 percent year on year to 3.23 million, the lowest increase in the past four years, the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) said on February 29.
Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Committee on strengthening national productivity needed Society

Committee on strengthening national productivity needed

The Government needs to establish a national strengthening productivity committee to better labour productivity, thus promoting the economic growth, said Director General of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam Nguyen Bich Lam on August 7.
New opportunities await exporters Videos

New opportunities await exporters

The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, alongside Amazon Global Selling will be selecting 100 potential Vietnamese enterprises that meet Amazon’s criteria
Solid waste needs better treatment Society

Solid waste needs better treatment

The amount of solid waste in Vietnam has kept surging with more complicated components as a result of increasing population and human activities, according to a report released.
IT application ensures high-quality 2019 census: Deputy PM Society

IT application ensures high-quality 2019 census: Deputy PM

Capitalising on the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s advantages and applying information and technology (IT) are significant to running a streamlined and high-quality national census in 2019, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has said.
Waterway transport needs investment Business

Waterway transport needs investment

A lack of investment in inland waterways has stunted the development of water-borne shipping and made Vietnam’s logistics sector heavily dependent on more expensive road transport.