Industrial production ups 16.4% in first seven months 05:05 | 05/08/2008
VGP – Việt Nam’s industrial production value in the first seven months of this year is estimated to reach VND 382.3 trillion, increasing 16.4% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Cashew export gains high value 07:09 | 04/08/2008
VGP – Việt Nam has exported more than 81,000 tons of cashew nut of all kinds in the first seven months of the year with the total turnover of US$ 490 million, 2.2% and 50.1% up in volume and value respectively over the same period last year, reported the Việt Nam Cashew Association (VCA).
Electronic exports earn US $1.44 bil. for first seven months 14:00 | 01/08/2008
VGP - According to the General Statistics Office, the total export value of electronic products and computer components in the first seven months reached US $1.44 billion, up 29% over the same period. The figure is expected to top US $3 billion by the end of the year.
Just five days to fulfill business and tax registration 16:25 | 31/07/2008
VGP - The Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Public Security have just issued an inter-ministerial circular to instruct the registration of business and tax as well as the mergence of business and tax codes into enterprise code.
UNDP helps VN design development strategies 16:33 | 30/07/2008
VGP – The Development Strategy Institute (DSI) of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed a two-year-and-a-half US $2 million project on setting up Việt Nam’s socio-economic development strategy (SEDS) for 2011-2020.
WB pours US $150 mil. for VN to reduce poverty 19:24 | 29/07/2008
VGP – The Poverty Reduction Support Credit 7 (PRSC 7), worth of 92,100,000 special drawing rights (SDRs) or US $150 million of preferential credits, was inked today, July 29.
Project launched to facilitate job generation and skills development 07:10 | 29/07/2008
VGP – The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Việt Nam Office of the International Labor Organization, and the European Union Mission jointly chaired the launching ceremony of the project on improving supportive information for job generation and skills development in Việt Nam.
Commercial banks refinanced 14:30 | 28/07/2008
VGP – The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) has revealed that, last week, it bought in valuable papers (around VND 7,000-10,000 billion a market day) in the open market. The move aimed at assisting commercial banks (CBs) and stabilizing the credit market.
New aluminum plant ground-broken 19:27 | 27/07/2008
VGP – Deputy PM Hoàng Trung Hải, on July 26, chaired the groundbreaking ceremony of the Aluminum Factory in the Central Highlands Province of Lâm Đồng. This is component of the Lâm Đồng Aluminum-Bauxite Complex Project which is considered as the landmark of the development of Việt Nam’s aluminum industry.
Positive economic signals in first six months 08:00 | 26/07/2008
VGP – In July and the first seven months, industrial production went on smoothly; agriculture gained significant fruit; services developed vigorously; export value was quite high while trade gap tended to get narrow; and most notably, FDI hit a record of US $45.2 billion.