Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
Deputy PM Hue emphasises Mekong Delta’s strategic position Politics

Deputy PM Hue emphasises Mekong Delta’s strategic position

The Vietnamese Government always considers the Mekong Delta a strategic position in term of security, economy, and national defence, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a question and answer session of the National Assembly Standing Committee in Hanoi on August 15.