Vietnam’s strong CPI increase in May poses risks

Vietnam’s strong CPI increase in May poses risks

NDO - Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in May rose by 0.55% against the previous month, the largest monthly increase in the last six years, according to the General Statistics Office. (Jun 18, 2018 17:07:44)


Vietnam enjoys surplus worth nearly US$45 billion with G7 countries

  Jun 09, 2018 16:58:52
NDO – Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of up to US$44.95 billion in its import and export activities with the G7 group in 2017.  

Lam Dong, Netherlands cooperate to develop new vegetable varieties

  Jun 09, 2018 10:33:33
NDO – Dutch plant breeding company Rijk Zwaan and Lam Dong provincial agriculture sector reached an agreement on June 8 to promote the research and development of new vegetable varieties in Da Lat city.  

Fitch: Vietnam’s economy on positive growth momentum

  Jun 08, 2018 17:21:57
NDO – Vietnam’s economy is on a more positive growth momentum than last year, with a sharp increase in foreign investment, focusing mainly on export industries and electronics, as well as increased foreign exchange reserves and strictly controlled foreign debts.  

Blockchain boosts development of digital economy in Vietnam: experts

  Jun 08, 2018 16:49:33
NDO – Blockchain technology would significantly contribute to building the digital economy and boosting the fourth Industrial Revolution, as well as helping to improve the efficiency of several “weak” areas in the Vietnamese economy, such as logistics and traceability.  

Discharge from stabilisation fund helps retain gasoline prices

  Jun 08, 2018 11:19:46
NDO – The new discharge rate from the petrol price stabilisation fund issued on June 7 helps maintain the gasoline prices at their current levels. 

Coal consumption peaks to the highest level in recent years

  Jun 06, 2018 16:03:46
NDO – Coal consumption reached 4.2 million tonnes in May 2018, the highest increase in many years, according to the latest statistics from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (TKV). 

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail market thrives

  Jun 05, 2018 21:41:22
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City’s revenue from goods retail sales in the first half of this year is estimated at more than VND 328.58 trillion (US$ 14.47 billion), accounting for 65.3 percent of the city’s total earnings from retail sales and services and up 12.9 percent from the same time last year. 

Hanoi’s economy performs well in five months

  Jun 05, 2018 17:53:24
NDO/VNA – Hanoi’s industrial production index rose by 7.8 percent in the first five months of this year, said Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Manh Quyen. 

Nghi Son refinery rolls out fuel of EURO 4 standards

  Jun 05, 2018 16:34:08
NDO - Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemicals LLC (NSRP) has successfully produced several types of fuel products that meet the EURO 4 emission standards, contributing to hastening the enforcement of regulations on gas emission standards applied on vehicles in Vietnam, said NSRP General Director Dinh Van Ngoc.  

Vietnam needs bolder efforts to improve business climate

  Jun 04, 2018 10:40:58
NDO - The business environment in Vietnam has seen marked improvements in recent years but bolder reform efforts are required in order to help enterprises grow in a sustainable manner. 

Vietnamese enterprises in the age of digital economy

  May 31, 2018 10:39:12
NDO - The new business models of the digital economy offer plenty of opportunities for companies to grow but also presents challenges, which Vietnamese enterprises must address in order to ensure they do not lose out, even on their home turf.  

FTA - An effective driver of exports

  May 30, 2018 17:50:00
NDO - Vietnam has a great opportunity to increase its import-export revenue through the implementation of 10 free trade agreements (FTAs) which are being utilised effectively by enterprises. 

Over 52,300 new enterprises established in five months

  May 30, 2018 11:53:37
NDO – Over 52,300 enterprises were formed nationwide in the first five months of the year, with a total registered capital of VND517 trillion (US$22.64 billion), up 3.5% in the number of new businesses and up 6.4% in terms of capital compared with the same period of 2017. 

CPI below 4% for 2018 is feasible: Deputy PM

  May 29, 2018 17:49:02
NDO – The Government’s Steering Committee on Price Management has expressed an optimistic prediction for the consumer price index (CPI) increase to remain under 4% for the whole year, despite pressure from the price increase for several commodities.