Agro-forestry-fisheries sector enjoys trade surplus of 3.3 billion USD in eight months Business

Agro-forestry-fisheries sector enjoys trade surplus of 3.3 billion USD in eight months

The agro-forestry-fisheries sector's export revenue reached about 32.1 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, up 21.6 percent, while imports were estimated at 28.8 billion USD, up 44.1 percent, resulting in a trade surplus of about 3.3 billion USD, a fall of 48.2 percent over the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
August retail sales plunge as COVID-19 cases on rise Business

August retail sales plunge as COVID-19 cases on rise

Total retail sales of goods and services in August slid 10.5 percent month-on-month and 33.7 percent year-on-year as a result of restrictions imposed to contain the ongoing COVID-19 resurgence, data from the General Statistics Office (GSO) shows.
Vietnam posts 3.71 billion USD in trade deficit in eight months Business

Vietnam posts 3.71 billion USD in trade deficit in eight months

Vietnam posted a trade deficit of 3.71 billion USD in the first eight months of 2021 as the country's imports rose 33.8 percent year on year to 216.26 billion USD while exports raked in 212.55 billion USD, up 21.5 percent, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on August 29.
FDI disbursement rises 2 percent in first eight months Business

FDI disbursement rises 2 percent in first eight months

Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) capital in Vietnam hit 11.58 billion USD this year to August 20, an increase of 2 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.