Industrial processing and manufacturing industry increases 11.37 percent. (Photo: SGGP)

Nine-month economic growth at nearly-10-year high

Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, general director of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO), said at the press conference held on September 28 that gross domestic product (GDP) of Vietnam in the first nine months of this year was estimated to rise by 6.98 percent over the same period last year, the highest level in the past nine years.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing for domestic market. (Photo: SGGP)

Domestic market attracts foreign enterprises

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that from August 7 to 10 this year, more than 550 food and beverage manufacturing enterprises and 400 medical and pharmaceutical ones from 35 countries will participate in exhibitions to explore investment opportunities in Vietnam.