Việt Nam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 1.81 per cent year-on-year during the first half of this year, the lowest six-month growth pace since 2011, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Nearly 37,600 new firms were established in Việt Nam with registered capital of a combined VNĐ445.2 trillion (US$19.1 billion) in the first four months of this year, down 13.2 per cent in number.
HCM City’s daily tax revenues have fallen by 31 per cent in the first quarter of this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the chairman of its People’s Committee, Nguyễn Thành Phong, has said.
The number of newly-established firms rose 9.1 per cent to 17,400 in the first two months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
HCM City is implementing programmes meant to create a launch pad for start-ups and offer favourable conditions for new companies to develop.