January's industrial production index falls Business

January's industrial production index falls

The Industrial Production Index (IPI) in January dropped by 3.2 percent from December 2012 in several industries despite the upcoming Lunar New Year, the General Statistics Office has announced.

VN attends ASEAN investor seminar in Hong Kong

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Finance Minister Truong Chi Trung attended the ninth annual ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Investor Seminar (AFMIS), which was opened in Hong Kong special administrative region, China on October 9. 


Industry ramps up, inventories remain high

The industrial production index in the first eight months of this year reflected a better performance but inventory index was still rather high, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO) on Aug.29.

Tet slows factory output

The industrial output of Hanoi fell this month as enterprises scaled back operations for the Tet (lunar new year) holiday.