The positive achievements in socio-economic development in 2020 amid the prevalence of COVID-19 have offered Vietnam a further premise for the successful realisation of its socio-economic development targets this year.
Vietnamese enterprises invested 575 million USD abroad in the January-August period, up over 74 percent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's data.
Vietnam's consumer price index (CPI) in August was 0.25 percent against the previous month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam-China import-export turnover maintains growth momentum
Vietnam reeled in more than 19 billion USD from FDI attraction in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development sets a target of earning 50 – 51 billion USD in export value of agro-forestry and fishery products by 2025 and 60 – 62 billion USD by 2030.
Vietnam is blessed with excellent sunshine throughout the year, providing it with a huge potential for developing solar power.
Non-cash payments have increased sharply in Vietnam, especially through mobile devices and the internet, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.
Key targets set out in resolution on socio-economic development plan for 2021-2025
Vietnam overtook Bangladesh as the world’s second largest exporter of ready-made garments (RMG), with a turnover of 29.8 billion USD, according to the World Trade Organisation.
The agriculture sector became the economy's bright spot in the first seven months of this year, posting a trade surplus of 3.9 billion USD in the period.
Vietnam's overseas investment rose by 2-3 times in the first seven months of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The national index of industrial production (IIP) increased 7.9 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam's import-export value reached 373.36 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
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