As far as Vietnam’s economy is concerned, sisters really are doing it for themselves.
Owner’s equity in non-life insurance companies was estimated to amount to a total of VND26.280 trillion (US$1.14 billion) last year, a 4.8 per cent rise against the previous year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Finance.
The southern province of Binh Duong plans to focus on developing industry and smart services in 2019 by improving cooperation between the State, businesses and scientists, and promoting international exchanges.
The southern province of Dong Nai recorded a trade surplus of 500 million USD in the first two months of 2019, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
The world prices of cashew nut are forecast to recover in the second quarter of this year to levels higher than that in the past two years, according to the Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate on March 6 at 22,940 VND per USD, up 2 VND from the previous day (March 5).
A string of co-operation agreements were inked during a recent meeting on market expansion for the newly-launched Van Don International Airport in the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh, in the hope that Vietnam’s first private airport will soon greet the first foreign arrivals.
Vietnam racked up a trade surplus worth over US$4 billion with the European Union during the first two months of the year, according to a State statistics office.
Five Vietnamese have been named among the world’s billionaires in a list revealed by Forbes on March 5, one more person than last year.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade on March 5 revealed a scheme on increasing the average retail electricity tariff by 8.36 per cent in late March.
The northern province of Quang Ninh is set on beginning construction of the Van Don-Mong Cai highway in the first quarter of this year.
The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has reported an estimated revenue of 111.8 trillion VND (over 4.8 billion USD) in the first two months of 2019, surpassing its target by 8 percent.
The US was the top destination for Vietnamese investors in the first two months of 2019, absorbing 5.3 million USD, or 84.8 percent out of the total overseas investment in the period.
Vietnam’s agro-forestry-fishery exports in February hit 1.93 billion USD, bringing the figure in the first two months of this year to 5.5 billion USD, a decrease of 1.6 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission and Chairman of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group’s Member Council Tran Sy Thanh held a working session with authorities of the central province of Quang Nam on March 1 to discuss the launch of Blue Whale gas field project – the largest of its kind in Vietnam.
Future trends of the Vietnamese retail market, including the use of digital and AI, were discussed by more than 400 retail experts at a seminar organised in HCM City on February 28 by Vincom Retail Joint Stock Company.
PSNews - With the witness of General Secretary, State President Nguyen Phu Trong and US President Donald Trump, the low-cost carrier Vietjet Air on February 27 signed deals with Boeing and General Electric for a total of US$18 billion to expand its fleet.
Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in February rose by 0.8 percent over the previous month, and 2.64 percent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on February 28.
A high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) visited a civil equipment research and production complex of the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) at Hanoi’s Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park on February 28.
Preferential policies should be applied selectively, targeting FDI businesses with effective operation rather than the scale of investment, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a working session with the Ministry of Finance in Hanoi on February 28.