According to monthly statistical information of the General Statistics Office
- Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
As of July 15, the country cultivated 1,056.3 thousand hectares of winter rice, equaling 105.9% over the same period last year, of which provinces in the North sowed 897.2 thousand hectares, equaling 105.5%. By mid-July, the country cultivated 2,096.2 thousand hectares of summer-autumn rice, equaling 100.1% over the same period last year, of which 173.3 thousand ha were in the northern provinces, equaling 104%; Southern provinces reached 1,923 thousand ha, equaling 99.8%.
Generally for 7 months, concentrated forestation area was estimated at 119.7 thousand ha, increasing 5.7% against same period last year; The number of scattered planted trees was 69.3 million, up 0.9%; Timber production reached 5.625 thousand m3, up 6.8%; The yield of firewood was 16.3 million m3, down 0.6%. The damaged forest area was 1,161 ha, down 55.3% against the same period last year, of which the burnt forest area was 446 ha, down 77.2%; the area of deforestation was 715 ha, an increase of 11%.
Generally for seven months of 2017, aquaculture output was estimated at 4,006.2 thousand tons, up 4.4% over the same period last year, of which aquaculture output reached 2,056.6 thousand tons, up 4.1%; Production of exploited aquatic products reached 1,949.6 thousand tons, up 4.7%.
- Industrial production
Generally for 7 months of 2017, the manufacturing index of the whole industry increased by 6.5% over the same period last year, lower than the increase of 7.2% of the same period in 2016but higher than the increase of 6.3% of In the first 6 months of this year. Generally for the first six months of the year, the processing sectors consumption index increased by 8.4% over the same period of 2016. Inventory index of the whole processing industry at July 1, 2017 increased by 10.4% over the same period last year. The average inventory level of the whole processing industry in the first 6 months of 2017 is 71.1%.
- Business registration status
In 7 months, the country has 72,953 newly registered enterprises with a total registered capital of VND690.7 trillion, up 13.8% in enterprises and 39% in registered capital over the same period of 2016; the average registered capital of newly established enterprises was VND9.5 billion, up22.2%.If including 979.8 trillion of nearly 21.4 thousand turns of enterprises who changed to increase the capital, the total registered capital added to the economy in 7 months of 2017 is 1670.5 trillion. In addition, 17,549 businesses returned to operation, up 5% over the same period last year, bringing the total number of newly registered enterprises and enterprises returning to operation in seven months to more than 90, 5 thousand enterprises. Total number of registered laborers of newly-established enterprises in 7 months was 720.8 thousand people, decreased 3.2% over the same period last year.
Total investment in the first seven months of this year was VND 140.2 trillion, equaling 47.2% of the yearly plan and rising by 7.3% over the same period last year, including: The centralmanaged budget-VND31.8 trillion, equaling 45.2% of the full year target and up 5.7% over the same period last year; Local managed funds-VND 108.4 trillion, equal to 47.8% of the year plan and up 7.8% over the same period of 2016. Foreign direct investment from the beginning of the year to July 20, 1977 attracted 1,378 new licensed projects with registered capital of $ 12.9 billion, a decrease of 2.1% in number of projects and an increase of 48 7% of registered capital over the same period of 2016.In the first seven months of 2017, 2,946 shares were contributed by foreign investors with a total capital contribution of $ 3.1 billion.
- State budget revenues and expenditures
Total state budget revenue from the beginning of the year to 15/7/2017 was estimated at 584.6 trillion VND, equaling 48.2% of the yearly estimate, of which domestic revenue wasVND 462.6 trillion, equaling 46.7%; Revenue from crude oil was 24.6 trillion VND, equaling 64.1%; The balance of revenues from import and export activities was VND 96.1 trillion, equaling 53.4%. Total state budget expenditures from the beginning of the year to 15/7/2017 were estimated at 646.4 trillion VND, equaling 46.5% of the yearly estimate, of which regular expenditures were 474 trillion VND, equaling 52, 9%; Interest payments 60.1 trillion, equaling 60.8%; only new development investment reached VND 110.4 trillion, equaling 30.9% of the yearly estimate.
- Retailing of goods and sales of consumer services
Generally for 7 months, the total retail sales of goods and services reached VND2,248.9 trillion, up 10% over the same period last year, if excluding the price factor it rose 8.7% (higher than the increase of 8.4% of the same period in 2016).
- Exports and imports
Generally for 7 months, the export turnover was estimated at 115.2 billion USD, up 18.7% over the same period in 2016, of which the domestic economic sector reached 32.2 billion USD, increasing 14, 6%; the foreign invested sector (including crude oil) reached $ 83.0 billion, an increase of 20.3%. Generally for 7 months, import turnover was estimated at $ 118.3 billion, up 24% over the same period last year, of which the domestic economic sector gained $ 46.9 billion, up 18.4%; the foreign invested sector reached $ 71.4 billion, an increase of 28.1%. Generally, in 7 months 2017, trade deficit was 3.08 billion USD, equaling 2.7% of the total export turnover, of which the domestic economic sector had trade deficit of 14.77 billion USD; Foreign invested sector (including crude oil) surpassed USD 11.69 billion./.
Ministry of Planning and Investment