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.
Shrimp exports recover in July Business

Shrimp exports recover in July

Vietnam’s export of aquatic products in July showed positive signs with an increase of 9 percent year-on-year, particularly with exports of shrimp and other products rising, except for pangasius.
Stock market sees positive growth in Q1 Business

Stock market sees positive growth in Q1

The stock market’s growth in the first quarter of 2019 was fairly positive with 15 out of the 18 sectors gaining higher scores and a strong flow of money poured into the market through exchange traded funds.
FDI businesses focus on Vietnam retail sector Business

FDI businesses focus on Vietnam retail sector

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said only in big retailers such as Big C and Saigon Co.op, the proportion of Vietnamese goods accounts for over 90%, while in other businesses, it accounts for 70%.
Malaysia's economy grows 4.7 percent in 2018 World

Malaysia's economy grows 4.7 percent in 2018

Malaysia posted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of last year, leading to an overall economic growth of 4.7 percent in 2018, Bernama news agency reported.