Social Impact Business (SIB) sector accounts for only 4% of the total private sector, according to Viet Nam’s largest study on SBIs released today in Ha Noi by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Economic University (NEU).
Vietnamese businesses injected US$331 million into 122 projects abroad in the first nine months of this year, the Foreign Investment Agency reported.
The State Treasury of Vietnam raised an additional VND3.8 trillion (US$163.4 million) by auctioning off Government bonds at the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on September 26.
Export revenue of forestry products between January and September is estimated to surge 14% year on year to US$6.64 billion, accounting for 23% of Vietnam’s total agro-forestry-fishery shipments.
Vietnamese rice exports are expected to grow stronger by the end of the year after a brief lulling period, said Tran Van Cong, Deputy Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s fruit sector should focus on gaining trust from domestic consumers before focusing on exports, said Deputy Director of the Plant Cultivation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Nhu Cuong.
PSNews - Viet Nam’s economy continued to perform strongly in the first half of 2018, although external and domestic challenges could affect the country’s growth outlook for this year and next, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
The total import-export tax revenue through e-tax payment of the customs sector reached VND191.145 trillion (US$9.2 billion), accounting for 95% of the total revenue to the State budget, from January 1, 2018 to September 5, 2018, the Vietnam government portal (VGP) reported.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has instructed the Transport Ministry to coordinate with the northwestern province of Dien Bien and relevant ministries to study the upgrading of Dien Bien airport in the province.
Despite several ups and downs over the last decade, the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam’s property market has managed to sustain stable growth.
Vietnam has emerged as a promising market in the hospitality sector among ASEAN-member countries, especially for luxury hotels and resorts, speakers said at a hotel and resort conference held on September 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Economic restructuring should be channelled more specifically to realise the socio-economic targets set by the National Assembly, not only for 2018 but also for the following years, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.
With more than 2.2 billion shares of Viettel Global to be listed, the Company is valued at nearly USD 1.5 billion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a working session with leaders of central Da Nang city on September 24 to discuss the construction of Lien Chieu seaport, noting that it is a well-scheduled and orderly project.
Krong Pa district in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai is well-positioned to develop solar power thanks to its year-round sunny weather.
A survey by the General Statistics Office, Vietnam had nearly 518,000 enterprises by Jan 1, 2017. SMEs reported the highest expansion in number while FDI firms attracted the greatest deal of workers.
Trade surplus of Vietnam this year hit US$5.57 billion as of September 15, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
PSNews - Viettel Global, an affiliate of the Military-Run Telecommunication and Industry Group (Viettel), is listing more than 2.24 billion shares on Hanoi’s unlisted public company market (Upcom) on September 25 at a floor price of VND15,000 ($0.65) per unit.
Southeast Asia has become Vietnam’s biggest iron and steel importer, making up 57.6% of the country’s total export volume in the sector, statistics show.
The hosting of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14) is seen as a major landmark external event, affirming the important standing of the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in the region and the wider world.