Exports help push up trade surplus in first quarter Business

Exports help push up trade surplus in first quarter

Improved exports in March helped Vietnam gain a trade surplus of 536 million USD in the first quarter after running deficits in the first two months, the latest update from the General Statistics Office (GSO) revealed.
CPTPP to enable Vietnam to accelerate reforms Business

CPTPP to enable Vietnam to accelerate reforms

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to help Vietnam continue speeding up its reforms in order to tap opportunities and deal with challenges from the deal.
Domestic retailers urged to team up to compete Business

Domestic retailers urged to team up to compete

Competition between domestic and foreign retailers is likely to remain fierce this year, requiring Vietnamese businesses to cooperate in order to maintain their market shares, said an official from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Retail sales up 12.2 percent in January Business

Retail sales up 12.2 percent in January

Total revenue from retail trade and services in Vietnam reached an estimated 402.2 trillion VND (17.26 billion USD) in January, up 4.4 percent month-on-month and 12.2 percent year-on-year, the latest report from the General Statistics Office (GSO) showed.