New terminal inaugurated at Cam Ranh Int’l Airport

  Jun 30, 2018 21:32:04
NDO/VNA – Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on June 30 officially opened a new terminal for international services (first phase) which has a total investment of over VND3.7 trillion (US$164 million). 

Vietnam, EAEU sign protocol on electronic exchange of customs information

  Jun 30, 2018 18:32:39
NDO – Vietnam and member countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) signed a Protocol on the electronic exchange of customs information on June 28 in a bid to effectively implement the 2015 Free Trade Agreement inked between Vietnam and EAEU. 

Vietnam posts US$2.71 billion trade surplus in six months

  Jun 29, 2018 17:20:53
NDO - Vietnam produced a trade surplus of US$2.71 billion in the first six months of 2018 thanks to the performance of the FDI sector, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on June 29. 

Vietnam’s consumer price index up 0.61% in June

  Jun 29, 2018 16:04:18
NDO - The consumer price index (CPI) for June increased by 0.61% against the previous month, on the back of higher food, fuel and utility prices, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). 

Vietnam’s economy grows by 7.08% in first half of 2018

  Jun 29, 2018 16:02:42
NDO - The Vietnamese economy expanded by an estimated 7.08% in the first six months of 2018, its best first-half performance since 2011, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported. 

Vietnam’s steel industry faces strong pressure

  Jun 29, 2018 12:20:20
NDO - The total output of Vietnam’s steelmakers is far in excess of domestic demand, while imports are growing and foreign-invested steelmakers are ramping up production, placing mounting pressure on the local steel industry. 

Hanoi, Fukuoka promote agricultural cooperation

  Jun 29, 2018 12:11:38
NDO – The People’s Committee of Hanoi and Fukuoka prefecture of Japan jointly held a conference promoting their agriculture cooperation in Hanoi on June 28. 

Agro-forestry-fishery posts highest GDP growth in decade

  Jun 29, 2018 11:38:39
NDO/VNA – The gross domestic product (GDP) of agriculture, forestry and fishery is estimated to expand from 3.95 percent to 4.05 percent in the first six months of 2018, the highest level in the past 10 years. 

Think tank warns of negative impacts of Vietnam’s VAT hike plan

  Jun 28, 2018 17:10:27
NDO - The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) has warned that the Ministry of Finance’s plan to raise the rate of value added tax could reduce the welfare of all Vietnamese households while not increasing the real output of the economy.  

Vietnam launches over 1 million carbon credits to international market

  Jun 26, 2018 18:41:59
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has launched more than 1 million voluntary carbon credits from household biogas plants to the international market as part of the Biogas Programme for the Animal Husbandry Sector in 2016-2020. 

Forum connects Vietnamese start-ups at home and abroad

  Jun 26, 2018 18:26:25
NDO/VNA – The forum “Connecting Vietnamese start-ups at home and abroad” got underway in Ho Chi Minh City on June 26, bringing together about 400 start-up experts, local and foreign investors, innovation and start-up support providers and students.  

Forestry exports reach US$ 4.15 billion

  Jun 25, 2018 12:09:12
NDO – The export of forestry products in the first six months of the year reached US$ 4.15 billion, accounting for 46 percent of the yearly plan and up nearly 8.4 percent annually. 

Fiscal deficits and public debt under strict control

  Jun 25, 2018 11:37:50
NDO - Vietnam has been doing a highly efficient job in controlling public debt, which has received great applause from the World Bank, one of the country’s largest development partners. 

Hanoi attracts investment for environment and consumption of agricultural products

  Jun 23, 2018 18:40:51
NDO – Only a few days ago, Hanoi granted investment decisions to 71 projects valued at more than VND400 trillion, which were awarded investment under the framework of the conference “Hanoi 2018 - Investment and Development Cooperation” in Hanoi, showing the determination of the city in attracting investors and solving problems and difficulties for domestic and foreign investors.