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Vietnam to revise GDP methodology to match international norms

Vietnam is reassessing its GDP methodology to meet international norms and better reflect its economic size and structure.

Labor productivity lowest in domestic private sector

The domestic private sector has the lowest productivity in Vietnam, where the public sector tops the list.

Saigon more expensive to live in than Hanoi, new data says

New data confirms Saigon and Hanoi are the two most expensive cities in Vietnam, the former dearer than the latter.
April 04, 2019 | 06:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Q1 GDP growth slows

Vietnam’s GDP grew 6.79 percent in the first quarter of this year, slower than 7.38 percent in same period last year. 
March 29, 2019 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s exports slow down

Vietnam’s exports fell by 1.3 percent year-on-year in January to $20 billion as phone shipments fell sharply.
January 31, 2019 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam's 2018 coffee exports at 1.88 mln tonnes, up 20.1 pct y/y

Vietnam’s coffee export volumes for 2018 are expected to increase 20.1 percent from last year, while rice exports are estimated to rise 4.6 percent.
December 27, 2018 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam 9-month GDP growth highest in 8 years

Vietnam’s GDP grew by 6.98 percent between January and September, the highest nine-month growth rate since 2011.
September 28, 2018 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Fuel price hike propels Vietnam’s May inflation to record high

Inflation could rise even further and cannot be taken lightly, PM cautions.
May 30, 2018 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Chinese tourists to Vietnam skyrocket 42.9 percent in Q1

Vietnam has witnessed an across-the-board increase of tourists from around the world at the start of the year.
March 30, 2018 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam posts $1.5bln of trade surplus in Jan-June: GSO

Vietnam is estimated to post a trade surplus of around $1.5 billion in the first half of 2016, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) on Tuesday.
June 29, 2016 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam extends budget deficit to $3 billion from Jan-May

Vietnam ran a budget deficit of VND66.4 trillion ($2.96 billion) in the first five months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
May 30, 2016 | 07:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam aims to keep inflation under 5 percent in 2016

The Vietnamese government is committed to keeping annual inflation rate below 5 percent this year, the government's online news portal cited Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue as saying.
May 30, 2016 | 05:08 pm GMT+7

Economic institute predicts Vietnam's GDP growth at 6.17 pct in Q2

Vietnam’s GDP growth for Q2/2016 is forecast to reach 6.17 percent while inflation is expected to rise 0.73 percent compared to last quarter, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.  
May 13, 2016 | 06:46 pm GMT+7

How historic drought hurts Mekong Delta's rice crops

This year's winter-spring crop in the Mekong Delta has experienced a massive downfall in both output and productivity due to the historic drought, according to a report from the General Statistics Office (GSO) released today. 
April 28, 2016 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s FDI inflow jumps 85 percent year on year to $6.9 billion

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges in Vietnam rose to $6.88 billion over January 1-April 20 this year, surging 85 percent from a year earlier, according to General Statistics Office (GSO) data released on April 27.
April 28, 2016 | 08:20 am GMT+7
 
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