Vietnam's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) in June reached its highest level in 10 months.
The monthly statistical data presents current economic and social statistics on a variety of subjects illustrating crucial economic trends and developments, including production of agriculture, forestry and fishery, business registration situation, investment, government revenues and expenditures, trade, prices, transport and tourism and so on.
The Ministry of Transport will consider the reopening of international flight routes to countries and territories which have no new cases of COVID-19 in the community for 30 consecutive days, according to a ministry official.
Twelve new policies came into effect from July 1 including the Laws on officers and public employees, passports, state secrets, and entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners.
At the first-ever Vietnam Investment Forum in 1991, with the presence of late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh, the Vietnamese Party and state sent a substantial message to the overseas investor community that the country is renovating, opening the doors, and pushing up foreign investment attraction to motivate economic development.
With its success in fighting COVID-19, Vietnam has continued to be the best performer in Southeast Asia, laying a firm foundation for the country to attract more investment and spur on production.
The complicated COVID-19 outbreak has negatively impacted the domestic market. The entire political system, the Government, and the PM gave a top priority to disease prevention and control; stood ready to compromise economic benefits to ensure lives and health for people.
According to statistics published by the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, in the first six months of this year, there has been a marked rise in both newly-registered and added capital, however, total foreign investment capital reached only $15.67 billion, signifying a decrease of 15.1 per cent on-year.