Strong prospects from solid foreign investment performance

Strong prospects from solid foreign investment performance

Chu Hai Van, deputy general director of the GSO's Industrial and Construction Statistics Department discusses FDI flows into Vietnam and prospects for 2022.
Vietnam's economy to rebound soon

Vietnam's economy to rebound soon

Le Trung Hieu, general director of the System of National Accounts under the GSO shared why he remains optimistic about the country’s growth prospects.
Vietnam's industrial production hit hard by pandemic

Vietnam's industrial production hit hard by pandemic

Industrial production in August was affected by COVID-19 as many localities had to implement social distancing according to Directive No.16/CT-TTg.
Consumer price increase drops to record low since 2016

Consumer price increase drops to record low since 2016

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) for the first eight months of 2021 dropped to a record low since 2016.
Taking radical measures for highest possible GDP growth

Taking radical measures for highest possible GDP growth

Le Trung Hieu, director general of the System of National Accounts Department highlights the need to take radical measures for optimal GDP growth amid COVID-19.
Consumer price index (CPI) prediction in 2021

Consumer price index (CPI) prediction in 2021

According to the General Statistics Office, the consumer price index (CPI) in January 2021 inched only slightly up by 0.06 per cent against December 2020. 
Industrial production gradually rebounding: GSO

Industrial production gradually rebounding: GSO

Industrial production was greatly affected by COVID-19 in the first half of 2020 but has gradually bounced back since May, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Q1 unemployment rate highest in five year due to COVID-19

Q1 unemployment rate highest in five year due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Vietnam from the end of January, directly impacting the domestic labour market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO)'s report on labour and jobs in the first quarter of this year.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 32.8 percent in January

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 32.8 percent in January

The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam in January is estimated to expand 16.6 percent month-on-month and 32.8 percent year-on-year, reaching 1.99 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam’s 2019 trade surplus hits four-year record

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.
CPI in October shows three-year high rise

CPI in October shows three-year high rise

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in October picked up 0.59 percent from September, the biggest increase for the same month during the past three years, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on October 29.
Vietnam’s population to reach 96.2 million

Vietnam’s population to reach 96.2 million

Vietnam's population increased by 10.4 million, making it the 15th most populous country in the world and the third most populous country in Southeast Asia.
First-ever White Book on Vietnamese Enterprises soon coming to air

First-ever White Book on Vietnamese Enterprises soon coming to air

Nguyen Bich Lam, director general of the GSO, explains some of the content of the White Book on Vietnamese Enterprises and plans for future publications.
Number of new firms soars

Number of new firms soars

About 54,000 new enterprises were registered in the first five months of this year, up 3.2 per cent on-year, also the highest number recorded in the period in the past five years.
Improved business climate helps economy

Improved business climate helps economy

The Vietnamese economy grew 7.08 per cent in 2018, the highest growth rate for the past 11 years, fuelled by an improved business climate, positive economic structure transformation and impressive exports, the latest updates from the General Statistics Office (GSO) revealed.
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