Cooperatives ties between Vietnam and Belgium have developed unceasingly in many spheres since the two countries established their diplomatic ties in 1973. Belgium is now one of Vietnam's key trade partners and the country's sixth largest export market in Europe.
Vietnam's economy has changed significantly over 35 years of Doi moi (reform).
Vietnam reeled in more than 19 billion USD from FDI attraction in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
In the past eight months, the index of industrial production up 5.6 percent and the consumer price index up 1.79 percent as compared to the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.
The Vietnamese National Assembly has taken timely actions and joined hands with other members of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) to contribute to handling emerging issues in the region.
Key targets set out in resolution on socio-economic development plan for 2021-2025
Vietnam has ranked ninth among the ten friendliest countries in the world, the World Population Review quoted a survey conducted by InterNations.
The agriculture sector became the economy's bright spot in the first seven months of this year, posting a trade surplus of 3.9 billion USD in the period.
The national index of industrial production (IIP) increased 7.9 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam's overseas investment rose by 2-3 times in the first seven months of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.64 per cent in the January to July period, the lowest rate since 2016, with lower food and electricity prices after Government efforts to stabilise prices and support virus-hit citizens and enterprises in the pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam's import-export value reached 373.36 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
The measurement of public satisfaction on State services aims to objectively assess the quality of State administrative agencies’ services and their provision. It is based on five criteria: access to services, administrative procedures, civil servants, service outcomes and complaint settlement.
The industrial sector's added value grew 8.91 percent in the first half of the year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Six commodities see export value of over 8 billion USD in the first six months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong led a high-ranking delegation of the CPV at the virtual summit of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and world political parties on July 6.
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 5.64 percent in the first half of 2021, higher than the figure of 1.82 percent recorded in the same period last year.
Foreign investors have poured 15.27 billion USD of investment in Vietnam so far this year, equivalent to 97.4 percent of the amount recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hanoi Chu Ngoc Anh was re-elected for the 2021-2026 term on June 23.
Vietnam and Laos set up diplomatic relations on September 5, 1962.The 59 years of the diplomatic relations was a test for the close amity shared between the two nations.