Vietnam projects 2021 budget deficit at 4% GDP from 3.8% deficit in 2020

Vietnam sees 2020 budget deficit at 3.8% GDP and the rate could rise to 4% next year on pandemic, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung told legislators during a meeting in Hanoi.


Industrial production expands 2.7 pct. in Jan-Oct period amid virus fears

Industrial production posted a year-on-year expansion of 2.7 percent in the first ten months this year despite the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic, the General Statistics Office reported Thursday.


Vietnam’s trade surplus widens to $18.72bln in ten months

Trade surplus in the first ten months of the year has widened to $18.72 billion, with October surplus estimated at $2.2 billion, according to latest data from the General Statistics Office.