FDI disbursement up 9.2 percent in eight months Business

FDI disbursement up 9.2 percent in eight months

The disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects was estimated at 11.25 billion USD as of August 20, a year-on-year rise of 9.2 percent, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Cao Bang moves to promote border economy Business

Cao Bang moves to promote border economy

The northern mountainous province of Cao Bang is mobilising resources to invest in improving infrastructure and build policies to promote border economic development, with the hope of creating breakthroughs in the trade and service sectors.
First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high Business

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).
Thailand leads world in rice export in Q1 ASEAN

Thailand leads world in rice export in Q1

Thailand was the world's rice top exporter in the January to March period with 2.78 million tonnes shipped abroad, up 3.1 percent year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association.