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Friday, May 7, 2021
Tags: the General Statistics Office
CPI in February highest in 8 years CPI in February highest in 8 years
Vietnam’s consumer price index in February was up 1.52 percent over the previous month and 0.7 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Public investment disbursement must be sped up: minister Public investment disbursement must be sped up: minister
Speeding up the disbursement of public investment from the start of this year was an important solution to accelerate economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has said.
Trade surplus swells to record high in 11 months amidst COVID-19 Trade surplus swells to record high in 11 months amidst COVID-19
Vietnam posted a trade surplus of USD 20.1 billion in the first 11 months of this year, the highest on record, despite the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert
The United Nations Population Fund Country Office in Vietnam has recently rendered technical support to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in preparing a review report of 10 years of implementing the Law on Gender Equality of Vietnam. On this occasion, Naomi Kitahara, UNFPA Representative in Vietnam, grants Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine an interview on the results achieved in Vietnam’s gender equality work as well as things that should be improved in the future.
VN launches elderly healthcare program in response to ageing population VN launches elderly healthcare program in response to ageing population
A 10-year healthcare program for the elderly will start in Vietnam next year as part of the Government’s response to the country’s fast-ageing population.
Exports still up in first nine months despite pandemic: GSO Exports still up in first nine months despite pandemic: GSO
Vietnam maintained its upwards trend in exports at a time when COVID-19 has ravaged international trade, with year-on-year growth of 4.2 percent posted in the first nine months of 2020, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Insurance market expected to grow 20 percent Insurance market expected to grow 20 percent
Vietnam’s insurance market is expected to achieve a growth rate of more than 20 percent this year, according to Vietnam Report (VNR).
PM chairs meeting on speeding up public investment disbursement PM chairs meeting on speeding up public investment disbursement
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online meeting on July 16 between permanent Government members and localities on speeding up public investment disbursement.
CPI up 0.66 percent in June CPI up 0.66 percent in June
The June consumer price index rose 0.66 percent month-on-month and 3.17 percent year-on-year but was down 0.59 percent against December 2019, the General Statistics Office reported on June 29.
Youngsters encouraged to marry by 30 and have two children by 35 Youngsters encouraged to marry by 30 and have two children by 35
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 28 inked Decision 588/QD-TTg approving the birth rate adjustment program toward 2030 which encourages people to get married before they are 30 and have children early, preferably before 35.

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