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A total of 138,100 businesses with a combined registered capital of over US$74.7 billion were set up in 2019, up 5.2 percent and 17.1 percent, respectively, from the previous year.

Vietnam’s 2019 trade surplus hits four-year record

The country’s trade surplus reached a record high of US$9.9 billion in 2019, the General Statistics Office’s monthly report has revealed.

Vietnam’s GDP expands 7.02 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 7.02 percent in 2019, marking the second straight year the economic growth rate topping 7 percent since 2011, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam welcomes record number of foreign visitors in 2019

Vietnam greeted over 18 million international tourists in 2019, the highest level so far, according to the General Statistics Office.

Vietnam's inflation controllable despite soaring pork prices

This years inflation is controllable at 3.3-3.9 per cent, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said while chairing a meeting early this week regarding the recent surge in pork prices, an essential foodstuff.


Domestic firms outpace foreign invested peers in exports growth

Exports by domestic businesses have increased at a faster pace than that by foreign invested ones between January and October, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Quarter 3 sees bright economic picture for Vietnam

Vietnam posted an economic growth of 6.98% in the first nine months of this year. Experts said the result gives momentum for the economy to achieve its yearly target of 6.8 percent.

Vietnam faces bumpy road to be attractive destination for hi-tech investors

With limited resources, this is now time for Vietnam to consider placing importance on high-quality capital in order to elevate its labor qualification, technology and protect the environment.


White Book on Vietnamese Businesses 2019 launched

The first edition of the White Book on Vietnamese Businesses was launched at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 10.

Easing external demand to weigh on Vietnamese manufacturing sector’s growth

Slowing global demand will have adverse impacts on Vietnam’s manufacturing growth in the remaining months of the year, experts forecast.

Vietnam’s growth to remain under pressure in 2019

Fitch Solutions maintains its forecast that Vietnam’s real GDP growth will come in at 6.5% in 2019, a fall from 7.1% in 2018, partly due to unfavourable base effects potentially occurring in the remainder of 2019 and slowing global demand.

Vietnam to stop issuing GDP figures for each province from 2018

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will have only one national annual GDP figure released by the General Statistics Office instead of multiple figures for individual provinces and cities.