CPI in October shows three-year high rise Business

CPI in October shows three-year high rise

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in October picked up 0.59 percent from September, the biggest increase for the same month during the past three years, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on October 29.
Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel Business

Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel

The two-way trade between Vietnam and Israel was estimated at 760 million USD in the first three quarters of this year with Vietnam continuing to enjoy a trade surplus of 440 million USD, according to a Vietnamese official.
Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Retail sales up 11.5 percent in January-August Business

Retail sales up 11.5 percent in January-August

Vietnam’s total revenues for retail trade and services reached an estimated 3.21 quadrillion VND (137.4 billion USD) in the first eight months of 2019, up 11.5 percent year on year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced.
Retail chain applies measures to go green Environment

Retail chain applies measures to go green

VinGroup-run VinMart and VinMart+ supermarket system on August 9 launched a programme to protect the environment by a “three-green” solution: green supermarkets, green customers and green suppliers.
Int’l food, beverage expos open in HCM City Business

Int’l food, beverage expos open in HCM City

An international exhibition on food and beverage (VietFood & Beverage) and another on food processing and packaging technology and equipment (ProPack Vietnam) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 7.
Domestic market woos foreign investors Business

Domestic market woos foreign investors

Representatives of over 550 enterprises working in food and beverages and 400 others in medicine and pharmaceuticals from 350 countries will arrive in Vietnam from August 7 – 10 to explore business opportunities, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.