GDP growth hits 10-year low

Due to the novel coronavirus impact, Vietnam’s GDP growth hit roughly 3.82 percent in Q1, the lowest since 2010, the General Statistics Office reports Friday. Read more »

Seafood exporters lose half of all orders to pandemic

Seafood exporters are seeing up to half their orders to Europe and China canceled or delayed as demand shrinks amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »

Fisheries struggle as 50 pct of export orders get canceled

Seafood exporters are seeing up to half their orders to Europe and China canceled or delayed as demand shrinks amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »

Exports up despite novel coronavirus

Exports from Vietnam rose 8.4 percent year-on-year to $39.08 billion in the first two months despite challenges posed by the new coronavirus pandemic. Read more »

E-commerce market to almost double by 2023: report

Vietnam’s e-commerce market is projected to grow to VND399.5 trillion ($17.3 billion) in 2023 from VND218.3 trillion ($9.4 billion) last year, according to GlobalData. Read more »

Online shopping a ‘habit’ now for Vietnamese, says report

With foreign and local e-commerce players pouring money in Vietnam for years, online shopping has finally become a habit, a report says. Read more »

Netflix tops streaming services in Vietnam

Netflix remains the only foreign player among the top five video streaming services in Vietnam, where the market is dominated by FPT Play. Read more »

Vietnam tops globe in women’s leadership progress

Vietnam tops the world in terms of gender parity initiatives at senior levels in business establishments, a new report says. Read more »

Number of extremely rich Vietnamese shows world’s third-fastest growth

The number of Vietnam’s extremely rich will experience the world’s third fastest increase in the next five years, at 64 percent, Knight Frank reports. Read more »

Instant noodle demand boils over as coronavirus stirs fear

Instant noodle consumption in Vietnam has surged 67 percent amid the coronavirus epidemic as locals stock up on food to prepare for the worst case scenario. Read more »

Half of Vietnamese workers quit jobs due to lack of career opportunities

A lack of career advancement opportunities caused 51.3 percent of Vietnamese workers to resign their jobs last year, a survey has found. Read more »

Half of businesses anticipate lower 2020 revenues

Fifty percent of businesses in Vietnam say their revenues could fall at least 16 percent this year due to the coronavirus impact. Read more »