Vietnam economy bodes well in April and first four months of 2022

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(VOVWORLD) -Despite the world and domestic impacts, Vietnam’s socio-economic situation in April saw many positive changes, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said at the government's regular meeting for April, in Hanoi, on Friday.
Vietnam economy bodes well in April and first four months of 2022 - ảnh 1Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the meeting. Photo: Duong Giang

“We are glad that in the context of a difficult situation around the world, the socio-economic situation in four months in general continued the positive recovery trajectory and achieved many positive results in almost all fields: industry, services, agriculture, culture, society, environment, especially security and defense. Foreign relations were promoted with deeper and broader integration, and most importantly, people's lives were improved both mentally and materially. The people’s trust in the Party and the State continue to be consolidated and strengthened,” he said. 

However, the Prime Minister asked the ministries and branches to closely assess the actual situation and propose appropriate and effective solutions when forecasting is facing difficulties both internationally and domestically. He emphasized that the pandemic should be well controlled without complacency or negligence because tourism is now open. The Ministry of Health focuses on speeding up vaccination, ensuring safety, timeliness and efficiency, he said.

According to the socio-economic report in April and the first four months of the year announced by the General Statistics Office and the Ministry of Planning and Investment, industrial production index increased by 7.5% compared to the same period in 2021.

In April, newly established enterprises reached the record high level with 15,000 enterprises. Investment activities, one of the three important driving forces of the economy, continued to show positive signs. Implemented investment capital from the state budget increased by more than 9% over the same period, FDI capital was estimated at 5.92 billion USD, a four-year high.