Newly opened firms mushroom during new normal Business

Newly opened firms mushroom during new normal

The number of newly established firms reached an all-time high of around 15,000 in April, with total registered capital of 164.1 trillion VND (7.1 billion USD), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam sees increasing workforce quality Society

Vietnam sees increasing workforce quality

The number of Vietnamese labourers aged from 15 reached some 51.2 million in the first quarter of this year, up 200,000 as compared with the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
April’s CPI increases 0.18 percent Business

April’s CPI increases 0.18 percent

The consumer price index (CPI) in April rose 0.18 percent over the previous month and 2.64 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Malaysia's total trade soars to new high in March ASEAN

Malaysia's total trade soars to new high in March

Malaysia's total trade recorded a growth rate of 27.3 percent year-on-year last month to reach a new high of 236.6 billion RM (55.69 billion USD), the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) announced on April 18.
Retail, service revenues enjoy good growth in Q1 Business

Retail, service revenues enjoy good growth in Q1

Retail and consumer service revenues enjoyed good growth in the first quarter of 2022, rising 4.4 percent from the same period last year to 1,318 trillion VND (57.55 billion USD), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). ​
Census of enterprises to begin on April 15 Business

Census of enterprises to begin on April 15

A census of enterprises is to be conducted nationwide by the General Statistics Office (GSO) from April 15 to May 30, according to the GSO’s Department of Statistical Data Collection and IT Application.
Hanoi named costliest city in Vietnam Society

Hanoi named costliest city in Vietnam

The capital city of Hanoi was the most expensive city nationwide in 2021, according to the Spatial Cost of Living Index (SCOLI) compiled by the General Statistics Office.
HCM City’s CPI up 1.51 percent in Q1 Business

HCM City’s CPI up 1.51 percent in Q1

Ho Chi Minh City’s consumer price index (CPI) in March increased 0.6 percent month-on-month and 2.03 percent year-on-year, pushing up the index in the first quarter of this year by 1.51 percent.
Vietnam’s GDP up 5.03 percent in first quarter Business

Vietnam’s GDP up 5.03 percent in first quarter

Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of this year was estimated to increase 5.03 percent year-on-year, higher than the 4.72 percent growth rate in the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
CPI up 1.68 percent in first two months of 2022 Business

CPI up 1.68 percent in first two months of 2022

Increases in petrol prices, and those of food, food stuff, restaurant food and public transport services during the Lunar New Year led to a rise of 1 percent in the consumer price index (CPI) in February compared to that of the previous month, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on February 28.
Positive signs seen in footwear export Business

Positive signs seen in footwear export

With 80 percent of workers returning to work in factories and abundant orders right from the beginning of the year, the footwear sector has seen bright prospects for this year.