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Over 2 million poor households access social policy bank
Over 2 million poor households access social policy bank

More than 2 million poor households won access to loans worth over 80 trillion VND (3.52 billion USD) from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) last year.

GRDP growths of five centrally-run cities over years
GRDP growths of five centrally-run cities over years

Among the five centrally-run cities, the northern port city of Hai Phong took the lead in the gross regional domestic product growth in 2021, registering a rise of 12.38 percent.

Vietnam's GDP up 2.58 percent in 2021
Vietnam's GDP up 2.58 percent in 2021

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2021 increased by 2.58 percent from the previous year, according to the General Statistics Office.

Agro-forestry-fishery exports set new record of 48.6 billion USD
Agro-forestry-fishery exports set new record of 48.6 billion USD

Despite difficulties due to weather, natural disasters and epidemics, agro-forestry-fishery exports set new record of 48.6 billion USD in 2021, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Over 1.4 million people participate in voluntary social insurance
Over 1.4 million people participate in voluntary social insurance

Over 1.4 million people participate in voluntary social insurance as of December 31, 2021.

Industrial sector’s added value increases by 4.82% in 2021
Industrial sector’s added value increases by 4.82% in 2021

Vietnam’s industrial production recorded an increase of 4.82 percent in added value compared to 2020, according to figures from the General Statistics Office (GSO).

NA’s extraordinary session fulfills entire agenda
NA’s extraordinary session fulfills entire agenda

The 15th National Assembly (NA) fulfilled the entire agenda of its first extraordinary session, lasting for four and a half days, and came to success.

Main tasks, solutions for socio-economic development in 2020
Main tasks, solutions for socio-economic development in 2020

Main tasks, solutions for socio-economic development in 2020

Vietnam's 10 outstanding athletes in 2021
Vietnam's 10 outstanding athletes in 2021

The organizing board for the national outstanding coaches and athletes election in 2021 officially announced the list of Vietnam sport’s ten outstanding athletes in 2021.

Vietnam has eight commodities with export turnover of  over 10 billion USD
Vietnam has eight commodities with export turnover of over 10 billion USD

Eight commodities had export value exceeding 10 billion USD in 2021, according to the General Statistics Office.

Industrial and construction sector sees highest growth
Industrial and construction sector sees highest growth

In 2021, despite being affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, all three areas of agro-forestry and fisheries, industry and construction, and services posted higher growth rates compared to 2020.

CPI in 2021 up 1.84 percent
CPI in 2021 up 1.84 percent

Vietnam's Consumer Price Index edged up 1.84 percent year-on-year in 2021, the lowest ever recorded since 2016, according to the General Statistics Office.

Lawmakers to make decision on four important issues
Lawmakers to make decision on four important issues

The first extraordinary session of the 15th National Assembly, which opened on January 4 and will close on January 11, aims to decide on timely fiscal and monetary policies for the implementation of the socio-economic recovery and development programme and remove legal obstacles for development.