Economy in Q2 shows positive signs of growth

by VTV412 July 2017 Last updated at 09:10 AM

(Photo illustrated: VNA/VNS Photo Lam Khanh)
(Photo illustrated: VNA/VNS Photo Lam Khanh)

VTV.vn - Vietnam's economy in the second quarter of this year showed signs of recovery as the growth rate reached 6.17%.

This is thanks to the recovery of agriculture and service sectors, according to the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research.

In particular, the service sector saw strong growth in the past 5 years. The agricultural, forestry and fishery sector also recovered from the previous year.

Meanwhile the, industry and construction sector continued to decrease. However, this isn't expected to last.

In general, GDP growth in the first half of this year reached 5.73%, a slight increase against the same period last year.

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