VGP – Viet Nam’s overseas investments in 2021 totaled US$828.7 million, down 1.6 times from the previous year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
VGP – Viet Nam’s digital economy is projected to hit US$$220 billion in gross merchandise value (GMV) by 2030, placing the country second only to Indonesia in the Southeast Asian region.
VGP – Viet Nam was the biggest importer of Cambodia’s agricultural products over the first nine months of 2021, making up 64.11 percent of Cambodia’s total farm export value, said Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon.
VGP – The bilateral trade between Viet Nam and the EU reached US$54.6 billion over the first eight months of 2021, up 11.9 percent against the same period last year, according to the Government’s report on one-year implementation of the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
VGP - Standard Chartered Bank has revised down its GDP growth forecasts for Viet Nam to 2.7 percent from 4.7 percent for 2021, but remains bullish on its economic prospects over the medium and long term.
VGP – Viet Nam gained US$2.51 billion from exporting to Indonesia over the first eight months of 2021, a year-on-year increase of 44.2 percent, according to the General Department of Customs.
VGP – Viet Nam’s economic outlook by year end very much depends on the effectiveness of the vaccine rollout together with the effective and timely re-opening of the economy, said Tim Evans, CEO of HSBC Viet Nam on September 13.
VGP – Integration with global manufacturing has helped keep Viet Nam’s economy humming during the pandemic, according to an article published on news site The Economist on August 30.
VGP - Despite the devastating impact of COVID-19, Viet Nam will continue to be a favored destination for foreign investment, according to the Australian Financial Review.
VGP - Close to 2,000 exporters and importers in Viet Nam have benefitted over the past fiscal year from trade financing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) designed to help businesses withstand the impacts of COVID-19 and preserve jobs.
VGP – As many as four Vietnamese companies were named in the Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list.
VGP – Viet Nam’s export turnover of computers, electronic products and spare parts may reach US$ 50 billion in 2021, representing a year-on-year increase of 13.5% despite negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VGP – Viet Nam has overtaken Bangladesh as the world’s second largest exporter of ready-made garments, according to the latest figures from the World Trade Statistical Review 2021 released by World Trade Organization (WTO).
VGP - Viet Nam ranks 39th among 160 countries and territories, and third in ASEAN in logistics performance index (LPI), said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh at a workshop on July 30.