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Labour market posts rise in nine months

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Labour market posts rise in nine months

The General Statistics Office’s Department of Population and Labour Statistics reported that in the first nine months of 2018, the number of labourers aged above 15 was estimated at 55.2 million.

Cargo through seaports surges

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Cargo through seaports surges

The volume of cargo transported through Vietnamese seaports has soared in the first nine months of 2018, particularly through ports in Quang Ninh and Ha Tinh provinces, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

Over 96,600 new firms established in nine months

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Over 96,600 new firms established in nine months

More than 96,600 new enterprises were founded in the first nine months of 2018 with a total registered capital of 963.4 trillion VND (41.3 billion USD), representing year-on-year rises of 2.8 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively.

Vietinbank reports 318.6 million USD in pre-tax profit

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Vietinbank reports 318.6 million USD in pre-tax profit

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) has reported it earned over 7.23 trillion VND (318.6 million USD) in pre-tax profit in the first nine months of 2017, up 11.5 percent year-on-year. The figure is equal to 82.2 percent of VietinBank’s target set for the whole year.​