Vietnam has 30.8 million people hurt by new coronavirus: report

Vietnam has 30.8 million people hurt by new coronavirus: report

NDO - The coronavirus outbreak has had a negative impact on 30.8 million Vietnamese people aged 15 and above, with nearly 0.9 million losing their jobs in total, according to report by the national statistical agency. (Jul 10, 2020 16:09:35)


Industrial production grows 2.71% in first half of 2020

  Jul 05, 2020 15:04:03
NDO - Vietnam’s industrial production grew by a modest 2.71% in the first six months of 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus, according to the General Statistics Office. 

Aviation sector to recover and develop its market

  Jul 03, 2020 17:26:31
NDO – After a long period of “hibernation” due to the Covid-19 epidemic, with great internal effort and the practical support of the Government and their partners, domestic airlines have recovered impressively and expanded their markets and are ready and willing to reopen international routes as permitted. 

Fair offers opportunities for trading exchange between Vietnam and Thailand

  Jul 03, 2020 15:49:04
NDO – A fair introducing Thai products to Vietnamese customers opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 3, offering a chance to connect trade between Vietnamese and Thai businesses. 

Squid, octopus exports down 21.2%

  Jul 02, 2020 11:42:06
NDO/VNA - Squid and octopus exports fell by 21.2% year-on-year in the first five months of the year to US$192 million as demand was hit by COVID-19, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers. 

World Bank Hanoi office has new head

  Jul 02, 2020 11:35:43
NDO/VNA – From July 1, Mme. Carolyn Turk will work at the World Bank (WB) Hanoi office as its country director in Vietnam, according to the office. 

Southern key economic locales show signs of recovery amid COVID-19

  Jul 01, 2020 17:46:46
NDO – Binh Duong and Dong Nai provinces’ economic growth are still showing positive signals, despite the COVID-19 pandemic having laid negative impacts upon the socio-economic situation in the two locomotives of the southern key economic region. 

Vietnamese lychees hit shelves in Singapore

  Jul 01, 2020 15:35:47
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese lychee was officially put up for sale in Singapore’s FairPrice supermarket chain, making the first year when the specialty fruit has been imported from the Southeast Asian country on a large scale. 

Lychee exports to Japan: great opportunity for small fruits

  Jun 30, 2020 17:56:39
NDO - It was thought that Vietnamese lychee would “miss an opportunity” on the Japanese market in the first year they were licensed for export due to Covid-19; however, the first batches of lychees still reached the market in time, opening up an opportunity to diversify the market and affirm the brand and quality of Vietnamese lychee. 

Hanoi devises two growth scenarios for H2

  Jun 30, 2020 17:42:42
NDO – Hanoi authorities have devised two growth scenarios for the remaining six months of the year, as the Municipal Party Committee convened its 24th session on June 30. 

The Sankei Building appointed to deliver property management services in Capital Place

  Jun 29, 2020 20:44:52
NDO - The Sankei Building Co., Ltd, via its Vietnam-based subsidiary, Visaho Joint Stock Company, has been appointed to provide property management services for Capital Place - Hanoi’s first international grade A modern office development. 

Vietnam’s economy unexpectedly expands amid COVID-19: Bloomberg

  Jun 29, 2020 18:04:47
NDO –Vietnam’s economy unexpectedly expanded in the second quarter, through at its slowest pace since 2011 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Bloomberg. 

CPI rises 0.66% in June, highest in past five years

  Jun 29, 2020 17:59:24
NDO – Vietnam’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) expanded by 0.66% in June compared to the previous month, mainly due to three consecutive increases in petrol prices and soaring pork prices. 

EVFTA: opportunity for Vietnamese businesses’ development after Covid-19

  Jun 29, 2020 17:59:06
NDO – A conference entitled “Effectively taking full advantage of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA): development opportunity for Vietnamese businesses after the shock of COVID-19” was held in Hanoi on June 29. 

Vietnam’s economy records decade-low H1 growth

  Jun 29, 2020 17:57:39
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 1.81% during the first six months of 2020, the lowest first-half growth pace since 2011, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).