Hanoi’s economy expands in H1 despite COVID-19 Business

Hanoi’s economy expands in H1 despite COVID-19

Hanoi’s economy still expanded despite impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, with its gross regional domestic product (GRDP) up 5.91 precent in the six months of 2021, higher than 3.39 percent recorded in the same period last year, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hong Son.
HCM City set to become smart metropolis Business

HCM City set to become smart metropolis

HCM City is to become a smart urban area, maintain its role as the country’s economic engine, and realise its goal of becoming an economic and financial hub in Asia, experts have said.
Quang Ninh eyes 9.6 percent in GRDP growth in Q2 Business

Quang Ninh eyes 9.6 percent in GRDP growth in Q2

The northern province of Quang Ninh is taking all-out efforts to achieve a Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) growth rate of 9.6 percent in the second quarter of 2021 and 9.3 percent in the first half of the year.
Q1 growth in Quang Ninh doubles national average Business

Q1 growth in Quang Ninh doubles national average

Hit hard by a resurgence of COVID-19 in the first quarter, the northern province of Quang Ninh nonetheless posted gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth of 9.02 percent, or double the national average, data shows.
Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub Business

Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub

Hanoi will carry out an array of industry and trade development measures with a view to building Hanoi into an international trade hub in the region and the country, as well as concretising the resolution adopted at the municipal Party Organisation's 17th congress.
Bac Ninh takes lead in industrial production value Business

Bac Ninh takes lead in industrial production value

Bac Ninh province, an industrial hub in northern Vietnam, has ranked first nationwide in terms of industrial production value this year, posting a figure of 1,128 trillion VND (48.9 billion USD), up 2.9 percent year-on-year despite COVID-19.
Can Tho’s Q4 GRDP growth forecast at 2.91 percent Business

Can Tho’s Q4 GRDP growth forecast at 2.91 percent

Gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in the fourth quarter of this year has been forecast at 2.91 percent, according to the Director of the municipal Department of Statistics, Le Ngoc Bay.
Hanoi targets Q4 growth of at least 5 percent Business

Hanoi targets Q4 growth of at least 5 percent

Hanoi has targeted economic growth of at least 5 percent in the fourth quarter of this year, to ensure its annual growth is 1.3 times higher than in the country’s average, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan has said.
Binh Duong, Lao provinces boost ties Politics

Binh Duong, Lao provinces boost ties

Secretary of the southern Binh Duong provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam hosted a reception on July 7 for Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang.
Ca Mau forecasts growth of 5.28 percent this year Business

Ca Mau forecasts growth of 5.28 percent this year

The COVID-19 outbreak and the severe drought will make it difficult for the southernmost province of Ca Mau to achieve this year’s growth target of 7 percent but a figure of 5.28 percent is certainly achievable, local authorities have said.