Vietnam is marching towards becoming a cashless society with new methods of electronic payments being deployed widely.
Vietnam attracted nearly 14 billion USD in FDI in the first five months of this year, up 0.8 percent over the same period last year.
Vietnam's import-export turnover during the first five months of 2021 reached over 262 billion USD.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May increased by 0.16% compared to that of the previous month.
First batches of Thieu lychee, a specialty fruit of Luc Ngan district in the northern province of Bac Giang, in the 2021 crop left for Japan on flights arranged by national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on early May 27.
Vietnam is eyeing the most bumper crop of litchi, a kind of specialty fruit mostly produced by the northern provinces of Hai Duong and Bac Giang.
Fruit, vegetable export of Vietnam reached 1.35 billion USD in the first four months of this year.
The export value of agro-forestry-fisheries products in the first four months of 2021 stood at around 17.15 billion USD, a 24.2 percent increase year-on-year.
Industrial production increased 10% in the first four months of 2021 year-on-year.
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Vietnam has seen the strongest growth of the Purchasing Managers' Index among seven countries surveyed in ASEAN, marking the highest improvement it has seen in manufacturing since the end of 2018.
Vietnam-ASEAN trade turnover has increased rapid over the last 26 years (1995-2021), contributing to the development of Vietnam and other ASEAN member states.
Foreign direct investment reached 12.25 bln USD in the first four months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnamese products are expected to account for over 85% of the stocks at modern distribution channels by 2025, according to a project to develop the domestic market.
The recently announced 2021 Forbes’ Annual World's Billionaires List includes six Vietnamese nationals.
Results from the 2020 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report shows positive changes in public administrative procedures.
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