Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4 Society

Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4

Business and production activities are expected to pick up in the last three months of a year, thus helping with the recovery of the labour market from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the unemployment rate is likely to drop and labourers’ income is expected to rise in the last quarter of this year, experts said.
Industrial production grows in first quarter if COVID-19 ends: GSO Business

Industrial production grows in first quarter if COVID-19 ends: GSO

The General Statistics Office (GSO) forecast if the coronavirus epidemic is stamped out in the first quarter this year, Vietnam’s industrial production value in the first quarter would increase by 2.68 percent year-on-year, lower than growth rate of 9 percent in the first quarter of 2019 and 10.45 percent in the first quarter of 2018.
Property market becomes more attractive to foreign investors Business

Property market becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam’s real estate market became the second most attractive investment field for foreign investors after it lured 1.1 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) during January-April, or 7.5 percent of the total FDI inflow just behind the manufacturing and processing sector.
Vietnam lures 1.9 billion USD in FDI in January Business

Vietnam lures 1.9 billion USD in FDI in January

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam witnessed a significant yearly increase of 52 percent to 1.9 billion USD in the first month of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in 2019 Business

Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to grow by 6.8-6.9 percent in 2019 on the back of sound economic performance in 2018, according to the Vietnam Macro-Economic Outlook 2019, which was announced in Ho Chi Minh City on January 8.