Shopping season 2021 launched in HCM City Business

Shopping season 2021 launched in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Commerce (DoIC) in collaboration with the departments of Tourism and Health on November 15 launched the largest concentrated promotion programme entitled “Shopping Season 2021".
Cement exports up, domestic consumption down Business

Cement exports up, domestic consumption down

The estimated sale of Vietnamese cement products reached 70.7 million tonnes in the first eight months of 2021, up 4 percent year-on-year, in which, domestic consumption was about 43.54 million tonnes, down 5 percent, and export volume was 27.23 million tonnes, up 12 percent.
2021 GDP to grow 6.72 pct. in optimistic scenario: NCIF Business

2021 GDP to grow 6.72 pct. in optimistic scenario: NCIF

The National Centre for Socio-Economic Information and Forecasting (NCIF) has released a forecast on Vietnam’s economic performance in 2021, with GDP growth of 6.72 percent and an average consumer price index (CPI) of 4.2 percent under an optimistic scenario.
Food safety requested during Tet festival Society

Food safety requested during Tet festival

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has requested the ministries of health, agriculture and rural development, industry and trade and People's Committees of provinces and cities work to ensure food safety during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Thailand to launch more tourism stimulus packages ASEAN

Thailand to launch more tourism stimulus packages

Thailand will introduce more stimulus measures to boost tourism, jobs and domestic consumption hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deputy Prime Minister cum Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow.
Thailand keeps interest rate unchanged at record low World

Thailand keeps interest rate unchanged at record low

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) last week decided to keep key interest rate unchanged at a record low for a second straight meeting, as widely expected, on signs of improvement in the economy after the easing of measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Revenue of retail sales and services rises in July Business

Revenue of retail sales and services rises in July

Vietnam’s revenue of retail sales and services in July was estimated at 431.9 trillion VND (18.6 billion USD), up 3.3 percent over the previous month and up 4.3 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).