Việt Nam exported 7.5 million tonnes of cement and clinker in the first quarter of this year, earning US$291 million, statistics from the Ministry of Industry and Trade revealed.
Việt Nam’s crude oil and natural gas production face downside risks, in light of a double-whammy of global oil price collapse and sluggish demand due to continued spread of Covid-19, according to Fitch Solutions.
The report showed the country would suffer an ongoing drop in demand from its principal trade and investment partners.
Thousands of hectares of farmland in the central region were likely to face severe water shortages for the summer-autumn rice crop, according to the General Department of Irrigation.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng on Monday called on all people across the nation to stay united and resolutely and effectively implement Party and State policies and guidance to win the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last year, VinaCapital’s flagship fund, Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF), invested US$25 million in a private hospital operator, Tâm Trí Medical Joint Stock Company.
The country’s export turnover was estimated at $59.08 billion during the period, up 1 per cent year-on-year.