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Business closures rise due to Covid-19
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HCMC - Vietnam has seen 18,600 businesses suspend operations in the first quarter of 2020, up 26% year-on-year, due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Saturday,  Mar 28, 2020,12:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in March dropped 0.72% month-on-month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Saturday,  Mar 28, 2020,09:52 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s economy expanded 3.82% in the first quarter of this year, the lowest growth rate in a decade, due to the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Friday,  Mar 27, 2020,18:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Due to the fallout from the novel coronavirus, HCMC has collected VND899 billion for the State budget each day over the first quarter of the year, down 33% year-on-year and accounting for 55% of the target.
Friday,  Mar 27, 2020,16:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The local apparel sector is expected to lose VND11 trillion in revenue if Covid-19 , the disease caused by the coronavirus, is contained by late May and the economy recovers in June, Vietnam Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) said at a teleconference on March 25.
Friday,  Mar 27, 2020,16:05 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Finance on March 26 sent the prime minister a proposed relief package for individuals and businesses affected by the coronavirus, which includes a five-month-long tax payment extension worth an estimated VND80.2 trillion (over US$3.4 billion) in total.
Friday,  Mar 27, 2020,11:39 (GMT+7)
CAN THO – The local rice market has seen rice prices reverse their upward trend after the prime minister ordered the suspension of new rice export contracts on March 25.
Thursday,  Mar 26, 2020,10:12 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The target of exporting US$42 billion worth of farm produce this year, which was set in early 2020, will remain unchanged, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s recent report on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the agriculture sector.
Monday,  Mar 23, 2020,13:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam ranks 96th out of 132 countries on the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), dropping five and nine positions compared with the 2019 and 2018 indices, respectively, according to Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper.
Sunday,  Mar 22, 2020,08:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s economic freedom score is 58.8, making its economy the 105th freest among 180 countries and territories in the 2020 Index of Economic Freedom by the U.S.-based Heritage Foundation.
Thursday,  Mar 19, 2020,09:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged prompt measures to improve Vietnam’s food security as the country only ranks 57th out of 113 countries in the global food security index.
Wednesday,  Mar 18, 2020,16:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many European Union countries have announced plans to close their external borders, but the closure has yet to affect cargo transport, said Ta Hoang Linh, head of the European-American Markets Department at the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Wednesday,  Mar 18, 2020,12:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Local airlines will sustain an estimated VND30 trillion in lost revenue this year, according to the Ministry of Transport. The coronavirus pandemic has led to air travel restrictions and bans worldwide.
Tuesday,  Mar 17, 2020,10:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The coronavirus outbreak is significantly affecting Vietnam’s supply chains, but it is also an opportunity for the country to identify and cope with weaknesses.
Saturday,  Mar 7, 2020,10:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A credit package worth VND250 trillion (US$10.8 billion) will be offered to enterprises whose production and business activities have been affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.
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