In the first 11 months of 2018, there is an increase in Growth rate of key indicators in the first 11 months compared to same period last year.

Index of Industrial production is estimated to increase by 10.1% over the same period last year. Of which, the manufacturing sector increased 12,2%; Power production and distribution increased by 9.6%, Water supply and waste disposal increased by 6.3%, Particularly, the mining sector decreased by 2%.

From the beginning of the year to November 20, 2018, FDI attracted 2,714 newly licensed projects of FDI with total registered capital of USD15,788.4 million, up 18.4% in number of projects and down 20.3% in registered capital over the same period of 2017.

Manufacturing is the most attractive industry for FDI capital with total registerd capital of USD7,433.9 million, accounting for 47.1% of total registered capital.

There are  83,108  Temporarily ceased enterprises and  14,861 Enterprises which finished the procedure for dissolution. Thus, in the past 11 months, about 1 new business was established, there are approximately 0.8 business Temporarily ceased or finished the procedure for dissolution.

About merchandize trade balance in 11 months of 2018, Vietnam continued to have trade surplus of USD6.8 billion, of which the domestic economic sector had trade surplus of USD23.4 billion; the FDI sector (including crude oil) had trade surplus of USD30.2 billion.

Here is inforgraphic of Vietnam Economy in the first 11 months of 2018 prepared by VietnamCredit: