Electronics and information technology is one of four key industries posting high growth rate in the first half of 2017 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC posts strong industrial growth in first half 2017

HCMC’s industrial production index (IPI) increased 7.51 percent in the first half this year compared to the same period last year, reported Mr. Tran Anh Hao head of Industry Division under the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade yesterday.
US$2.1 billion remitted to HCMC in first half 2017

US$2.1 billion remitted to HCMC in first half 2017

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in HCMC said that US$2.1 billion was remitted to HCMC via official channels in the first half this year, a year on year increase of 1 percent.