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First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high

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First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.08 percent in the first half of the year, marking the highest rate since 2010, fueled by robust expansion of the industrial and construction sector and service sector, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Hanoi’s exports see 0.2 percent growth

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Hanoi’s exports see 0.2 percent growth

The capital city of Hanoi generated approximately 3.4 billion USD from exports in the first four months of the year, marking a modest increase of 0.2 percent against the same period last year.