Renewed rise in COVID-19 infections and labour shortages threaten recovery

Renewed rise in COVID-19 infections and labour shortages threaten recovery

Business conditions in the manufacturing sector improved for the second month running in November, but renewed worries about COVID-19 limited growth momentum.
Backlogs of work surge amid restrictions on production volumes

Backlogs of work surge amid restrictions on production volumes

Vietnam's manufacturing sector witnessed a further sharp fall in production and a record rise in backlogs of work during September due to COVID-19.
Steeper downturn in Vietnamese manufacturing sector in August

Steeper downturn in Vietnamese manufacturing sector in August

Vietnam Manufacturing PMI fell to 40.2 in August from 45.1 in July, the worst deterioration in the health of the manufacturing sector since April 2020.
COVID-19 outbreak leads to sharp fall in manufacturing output

COVID-19 outbreak leads to sharp fall in manufacturing output

The latest wave of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam led to a sharp deterioration of output and new orders, while businesses scaled back employment and purchasing.
Manufacturing reaches strongest improvement since 2018

Manufacturing reaches strongest improvement since 2018

Vietnam has seen the strongest growth of the Purchasing Managers' Index among seven countries surveyed in ASEAN.
Vietnam manufacturing returns to growth in February

Vietnam manufacturing returns to growth in February

February data pointed to an overall improvement in the health of the Vietnamese manufacturing sector, according to latest survey by IHS Markit.
Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) (Infographics)

Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) (Infographics)

September 2020 sees the highest PMI in 14 months.
Vietnam’s manufacturing PMI back in growth territory in September

Vietnam’s manufacturing PMI back in growth territory in September

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector returned to growth in September as concerns around the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country eased.
Stronger policies to light fire under illicit tobacco trade

Stronger policies to light fire under illicit tobacco trade

Proper policies would prevent tobacco smuggling, increasing contributions to the state budget and providing better products to smokers.
May 2020 manufacturing continues to fall, but at much reduced rate

May 2020 manufacturing continues to fall, but at much reduced rate

Vietnam's manufacturing sector still felt the effects of COVID-19 in May, although contraction was softer than in April as the virus was brought under control.
April downturn in Vietnamese manufacturing sector intensifies

April downturn in Vietnamese manufacturing sector intensifies

April data pointed to an unprecedented downturn in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stress test – Necessary exercise to prepare for COVID-19 impacts

Stress test – Necessary exercise to prepare for COVID-19 impacts

The impacts of COVID-19 are gradually appearing in many economies as the disease rapidly spreads across the globe
Vietnam manufacturing output slides at fastest rate since 2013: PMI

Vietnam manufacturing output slides at fastest rate since 2013: PMI

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector had a sharp contraction in manufacturing output due to the coronavirus, seeing the quickest fall since June 2013.
Vietnam leads PMI rankings

Vietnam leads PMI rankings

Vietnam maintained its lead in the ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rankings, registering another solid improvement in its goods-producing sector in July, the latest survey from Nikkei’s IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday.
Vietnam PMI accelerates to 55.7 in June

Vietnam PMI accelerates to 55.7 in June

The manufacturing sector in Vietnam continued to expand in June, and at an accelerated rate, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Monday, with a manufacturing PMI score of 55.7 from 53.9 in May.