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Socio-economic development targets in 2023

The 15th National Assembly’s 4th session approved a Resolution on the socio-economic development plan in 2023, with GDP targeted at 6.5% and per capita GDP at 4,400 USD.

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam up over 12-fold in five months

According to the General Statistics Office, Vietnam welcomed nearly 4.6 million international arrivals in the first five months of this year, soaring 12.6-fold from the same period last year.

Vietnam posts trade surplus of 9.8 billion USD

Vietnam has posted a trade surplus of 9.8 billion USD in the first five months of the year, with export revenue standing at over 136 billion USD and import revenue at more than 126 billion USD, according to the General Statistics Office.

May CPI inches up 0.01%

The May consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.01% compared to April, primarily due to increases in the price of food, electricity, and water, according to the General Statistics Office.

Garment-textile exports aim to reach 68-70 billion USD by 2030

Vietnam’s garment-textile sector strives to achieve a total export value of 68-70 billion USD, according to the development strategy for the apparel and footwear industry to 2030, with a vision to 2035.

Tripadvisor: Hanoi among world’s leading culinary destinations

Hanoi has been voted among the world’s top 20 food destinations in 2023 by Tripadvisor readers.

Vietnamese Banh mi among world’s best sandwiches

CNN Travel has included banh mi (Vietnamese baguettes) among its top 24 sandwiches in the world in 2023.

Vietnam among 10 best destinations to visit in East Asia

Renowned Canadian travel site The Travel has ranked Vietnam in the fifth place on a list of the top 10 most attractive destinations in East Asia.

Banh chung, com tam among 100 world’s best rated rice dishes

International cuisine magazine Taste Atlas has named Vietnam’s com tam (broken rice) and banh chung (square sticky rice cake) on its list of 100 best rated rice dishes in the world.

Sa Pa among world’s 50 most beautiful small towns

Leading US travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler has included Sa Pa town in the northwestern province of Lao Cai on a list of the 50 most beautiful small towns in the world.

State Bank of Vietnam tops public administration reform index 2022

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs' announcement on April 19, 2023, the State Bank of Vietnam secured the top position on the Public Administration Reform Index (PAR) 2022.

Main contents of the 5th session of the 15th National Assembly

The 15th National Assembly (NA) convened its fifth plenary session in Hanoi on May 22 morning, broadcast live on the channels of radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV1), the Vietnam Television (VTV1), and the National Assembly TV.