Ho Chi Minh City’s retail market thrives

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail market thrives

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. (Jun 05, 2018 21:41:22)


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. 

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus worth US$3.39 billion during Jan-May

  May 29, 2018 15:23:52
NDO – Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus worth US$3.39 billion in the first 5 months of the year, with the domestic economic sector seeing a trade deficit of US$10.39 billion, while the foreign sector saw a surplus of US$13.78 billion (including crude oil). 

Forum on Women Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century held in Hanoi

  May 27, 2018 15:17:50
NDO – The Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC), under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vietnam (VCCI), organised a forum titled “Women Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century: Creativity and Humanity" in Hanoi, on May 26. 

Vietnamese government targets 6.8% in GDP growth in 2019

  May 25, 2018 11:26:28
NDO/VNA – The Government will strive for gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.8% in 2019, according to a direction freshly inked by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.  

Ministries urged to address slow public investment disbursement

  May 25, 2018 10:53:59
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on May 24 asked the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Training, and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to quickly address their slow disbursement of public investment. 

Vietnam - Belarus Business Council debuts

  May 25, 2018 10:34:47
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) held a ceremony in Hanoi on May 24 to debut the Vietnam - Belarus Business Council. 

EU tops market for Vietnam’s shrimp exports

  May 25, 2018 10:01:48
NDO/VNA – The European Union (EU) market was the largest export market of Vietnamese shrimp in the first quarter of this year, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). 

Conference highlights CPTPP’s commitments, tips for businesses

  May 23, 2018 05:33:25
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade co-hosted a conference in Hanoi on May 22, focusing on basic commitments of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and recommendations for businesses. 

Vietnam’s strong first-quarter growth weighs on remaining quarters

  May 21, 2018 16:04:24
NDO - The Vietnamese economy’s rapid growth of 7.38% in the January-March period will create significant pressure on the remainder of the year, the National Assembly’s Economic Committee stated. 

Vietnam launches official investigation into Grab’s acquisition of Uber

  May 19, 2018 16:32:30
NDO – The Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) issued a decision on May 18 to launch an official investigation into Grab’s purchase of Uber’s business in Vietnam. 

Legal framework needed to run special administrative-economic zones

  May 19, 2018 10:36:31
NDO/VNA – The building of a legal framework plays an important role in forming special administrative-economic zones and attracting investments in these areas, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung at a workshop in Hanoi on May 18. 

Domestic firms urged to improve product quality, added value

  May 19, 2018 10:28:53
NDO/VNA – Improving the quality and added value of products is crucial for Vietnamese firms to access and fully tap the US market, experts said at the Vietnam-US Business Forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 18. 

Public capital disbursement must be publicised: Deputy PM

  May 16, 2018 21:33:10
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has requested the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Ministry of Finance to monthly publicise the disbursement of capital for public investment projects by ministries, sectors and localities.