The 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) in the Philippines ended with a spectacular music and light feast-inspired closing ceremony, and the official flag handover to Vietnam – the host of the 2021 event.
Vietnam attracted US$29.11 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first ten months of 2019, up 4.3% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam’s agro-forestry and fishery exports brought in more than US$33 billion in the first ten months of 2019, up 1.6% compared with the same period of last year.
Viet Nam’s digital economy is projected to reach US$12 billion in 2019 and US$43 billion by 2025, according to E-Conomy Southeast Asia 2019 Report jointly released Thursday by Temasek, Google and Bain & Company.
Viet Nam jumped 10 notches to 67th out of 141 economies on the global competitiveness ranking, according to the 2019 Global Competitiveness Report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF).