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Vietnam up in "Global Soft Power Rankings"

Vietnam was the only country among 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to see improvement this year, according to Brand Finance Global Soft Power Index Report 2021.

Two-month industrial production index up 7.4%
Two-month industrial production index up 7.4%

The industrial production index in the first two months of 2021 was up 7.4%, according to the General Statistics Office.

Agro-forestry-fishery exports  hit 6.17 bln USD
Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit 6.17 bln USD

Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit 6.17 bln USD in first two months of 2021

Important dates in legislative election
Important dates in legislative election

The followings are the 16 important dates in the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure.

Vietnam posts 1.29 billion USD in trade surplus during the first two months of 2021
Vietnam posts 1.29 billion USD in trade surplus during the first two months of 2021

Vietnam’s import-export value during the first two months of this year is expected to top 95.8 billion USD, a year-on-year rise of 25.4 percent.

Expected seats, structure in the 15th National Assembly
Expected seats, structure in the 15th National Assembly

There will be a total of 500 seats in the 15th National Assembly at both central and local levels, according to a new resolution adopted by the NA Standing Committee.

Database systems on population and ID issuance launched
Database systems on population and ID issuance launched

National database on population stores basic information of all Vietnamese citizens which is standardised, digitised, kept and managed by information infrastructure. It is the most important system among the six national databases to help form an e-Government.

Priority places receive free COVID-19 vaccination
Priority places receive free COVID-19 vaccination

The Government on February 26 issued Resolution No 21/NQ-CP regarding COVID-19 vaccine purchase and use. Accordingly, priority places in COVID-19 vaccination plan were announced by the Ministry of Health.

CPI in February up 1.52%
CPI in February up 1.52%

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in February was up 1.52% over the previous month and 0.7 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Priority groups in COVID-19 vaccination plan
Priority groups in COVID-19 vaccination plan

The Government on February 26 issued Resolution No 21/NQ-CP regarding COVID-19 vaccine purchase and use. Accordingly, priority groups in COVID-19 vaccination plan were announced by the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam lures 5.46 billion USD in foreign investment
Vietnam lures 5.46 billion USD in foreign investment

Vietnam lures 5.46 billion USD in foreign investment

Nine Vietnam banks named in Brand Finance Banking 500
Nine Vietnam banks named in Brand Finance Banking 500

Nine Vietnam banks named in Brand Finance Banking 500

Vietnam jumps three spots in global index of emerging logistics markets
Vietnam jumps three spots in global index of emerging logistics markets

Vietnam jumps three spots to eight in the 2021 Emerging Markets Logistics Index released by leading logistics company Agility.

10 business, tech trends  in 2021
10 business, tech trends in 2021

The acute respiratory disease caused by SARS Cov-2 (COVID-19) has created changes in consumer preferences as well as business models and technology.

Vietnam's development goals in coming decades
Vietnam's development goals in coming decades

Vietnam aims to become a socialist-oriented developed nation by mid-21st century.

Vietnam ranks third regionally in renewable energy transformation
Vietnam ranks third regionally in renewable energy transformation

Vietnam ranks third in Asia-Pacific in transforming into renewable energy, with the country’s renewable additions index (RAI) reaching 46, which means renewable energy accounts for 46% of the total capacity of energy projects under construction.