Export turnover to hit US $85.5 bln in 2011 15:03 | 04/07/2011

VGP – The total export turnover is estimated to reach around US $84.5-85.5 billion this year, making a year-on-year increase of 17%-18.4%, which is also higher than the National Assembly’s target by US $6.1 billion, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

PM talks key priorities in second half 17:58 | 01/07/2011

VGP – The Government will continue to focus on curbing inflation, stabilizing macro-economy, and ensuring social welfare in the second half of 2011, PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng affirmed.

Competitive power market kick-starts 15:59 | 01/07/2011

VGP – The Ministry of Trade and Industry on July 1 officially launched the competitive power generation market.

VN to have more new style communes by 2020 08:47 | 01/07/2011

VGP – The Vietnamese Government has set the target of increasing the percentage of communes satisfying the criteria of new-style rural areas to 20% and 50% by 2015 and 2020, respectively.

Trade deficit falls in June 07:59 | 01/07/2011

VGP - Trade deficit in June stood at only US $400 million, the lowest since September 2010, according to the General Statistics Office.

Investment efficiency improved in first half 22:55 | 30/06/2011

VGP - The investment-GDP ratio in Việt Nam stood at 38.3% in the first half of this year while economic growth stood at 5.57%, resulting in the incremental capital-output ratio (ICOR) of 6.9, lower than the ratio of 7.38 last year. The figure reflected improvement in investment efficiency.

Gov’t resolved to clear corruption cases 14:30 | 29/06/2011

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng urged relevant agencies to accelerate the settlement of remaining complicated corruption cases in the second half of 2011.

GPD expands at 5.6% in first half 14:23 | 28/06/2011
VGP - The national economy expanded by 5.6% in the first six months and saw positive signals, including shrinking inflation, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
GPD expands at 5.6% in first half 14:23 | 28/06/2011
VGP - The national economy expanded by 5.6% in the first six months and saw positive signals, including shrinking inflation, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
VN needs more assistance for AIDS fight 21:10 | 27/06/2011
VGP - Việt Nam wants to receive further assistance from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.