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Socio-Economic Infor 2011

Socio-economic information seven months of 2011
25/07/2012 08:19:00


Agriculture, forestry & fishery

Agriculture

Main focus for agricultural production in July was to cultivate summer and winter crop and harvest early summer-autumn rice. As of 15/7/2011, the country had 723,000 ha of winter rice cultivated, equal to 70.6% from the same period last year. Of which, provinces in the North completed 566,800 ha, equaling 64.1% and provinces in the South did 156,200 ha, equaling 111.8% against 2010’s same period.

As of mid-July, 2,258,400 ha of summer-autumn rice were cultivated over the country, rose 3.4% from the same period last year, of which the Mekong Delta completed 1,862,700 ha, up 4.8%.

Also as of mid-July, 840,800 ha of maize, equaling 97%; 98,000 ha of sweet potato, equaling 87.9%; 152,900 ha of soybean, equaling 97.6%; 199,900 ha of peanut, equaling 101.9%; 631,000 ha of vegetable, equaling 104.6% from last year’ same period were cultivated.

July’s  flock of poultry raised  by 5-6%; pigs decreased by 2-3% from the same period last year.

Forestry

The area under concentrated forestation in 7 months reached 83,600 ha, equaling 85.9%; dispersed planted trees were 124.1 million, equaling 100.3%; wood production was 2,349,000 m3, up 12.6%; firewood production was 16.5 million m3, up 2.6% from last year’ same period.

The country’s forest damaged area in 7 months was 1,747.8 ha, of which there were 856 ha burnt and 891.8 ha destroyed.

Fishery

Fishing production in 7 months was estimated reaching 2,995,000 tons, up 3.4% from the same period last year, of which farmed products achieved 1,563,000 tons, up 5.1%; catching production 1,432,000 tons, up 1.5% (sea catching gained 1,334,000 tons, up 1.6%).

Industry

Industrial production index (IPI) in 7 months of this year rose by 8.8% from last year’s same period, of which mining and quarrying rose by 1.7%; manufacturing 11.9%; power, gas and water 10%.

The consumed index for the manufacturing industry in the 6 beginning months of 2011 roseby 17% from the same period last year.

The stock index as of 01/7/2011 for the whole sector rose by 16% from last year’s same period.

According to a labor survey for 4,264 industrial enterprises, the number of employees in 7/2011 was estimated rising 0.8% from June. Of which, workers of state own enterprises increased by 0.2%; of non-state enterprises by 0.6% and of FDI enterprises by 1.3%. The labour index for mining was stable; laborers rose by 1% for the manufacturing sector and reduced by 0.5% for the power and water sector.

Investment

The realized investment capital from the state budget in this year’s seven months was 92.1 trillion dong, equaling 49.4% of the yearly estimate and up 8.8% from the same period in 2010. Of which, capital under central management was 22.2 trillion dong, equaling 53.1% of the yearly estimate and up 8.4%; capital under central management was 69.9 trillion dong, equaling 48,3% of the yearly estimate and up 9% from last year’s same period.  

Attracted FDI from the beginning of the year to 20/7/2011 reached 9,045.4 million USD, equaling 75.6% from the same period last year. Of which, the registered capital of 504 newly licensed projects was 7,629.9 million USD (down 27.8% by capital and 33.9% by projects from the same period last year); additional registered capital of 147 times of projects licensed from previous years was 1,415.5 million USD. The realized FDI in 7 months of 2011 was estimated reaching 6.3 billion USD, down 1.6% from last year’s same period.

Among FDI attracted sectors, the manufacturing had largest registered capital of 4,253.1 million USD, including 3,438.5 million USD newly registered capital and 814.6 million USD additional capital; power supply, warming water, steaming and air-conditioning gained 2,524.5 million USD; the construction 603.9 million USD, including 462.3 million USD newly registered capital and 141.6 million USD additional capital.

In 7 months, provinces/cities over the country had 43 newly licensed projects and 35 foreign countries invested in Viet Nam.

Government revenues and expenditures

As estimated, total Government revenues in 7 months of 2011 were 386.8 trillion dong, equaling 65% from the yearly estimate, of which domestic revenues gained 237.9 trillion dong, equaling 62.3%; revenues from crude oil was 57.1 trillion dong, equaling 82,4%; and from import-export was 88.5 trillion dong, equaling 63.8%. Of the domestic revenues, receiving from the state-owned enterprises accounted for 59.5% of the yearly estimate; from FDI enterprises (excluding crude oil) was 57.4%; from non-state industrial, commercial and service taxes was 61.2%; from taxes imposed on high-income persons was 74.4%; from gasoline fees was 54.4%; from other fees was 49.8%.

As estimated, total Government expenditures in 7 months were 420.3 trillion dong, equaling 57.9% from the yearly estimate. Of which spending for investment and development was 89.4 trillion dong, equaling 58.8% (spending for capital construction only was 84.9 trillion dong, equaling 58.4%); for economic and social development, national defense and security 267.2 trillion dong, equaling 60.4%; for paying debts and aids 54.8 trillion dong, equaling 63.7%.

Trade, prices & services

Total retailed sales of consumer goods and services

As estimated, total retailed sales of consumer goods and services for 7 months of 2011 reached 1,065.8 trillion dong, up 22.3% from last year’s same period, and it would be 4.6% if the factor of price rise were excluded. Of which, the trade business gained 843.4 trillion dong, up 22.5%; catering and lodging service reached 115.2 trillion dong, up 20.9%; the service 96.5 trillion dong, up 23.4%; the tourist 10.7 trillion dongs, up 16.9% from last year’s same period.

Exports-Imports

Generally, seven months’ total export turnovers reached 51.5 billion USD, up 33.5% from last year’s same period. Seven months’ import turnovers reached 58.1 billion USD, up 26.2% from last year’ same period, including 32.7 billion USD of the domestic economic sector, up 23.8%; and 25.4 billion USD of the FDI sector, up 29.5%.

Trade deficit in 7 months of this year was 6.64 billion USD, equaling 12.9% of total export turnovers. If gold was excluded, it was at an estimation of 8.4 billion USD, equaling 16.9% of total export turnovers.

Consumer price indexes (CPI)

July’s CPI rose 1.17% from June; this was mainly due to impact of increases in foodstuff (up 3.2%) and outdoor eating and drinking (1.78%). Other groups having lower pace were textile, hats and footwear up 0.74%; drinks and tobacco up 0.63%; household appliances up 0.61%; culture, entertainment and tourism up 0.44%; medicines and health care up 0.4%; housing and construction material up 0.36%; transport and education both up 0.26%. Only postal and communication service decreased by 0.02%.

July’s CPI rose by 14.61% against December 2010; and 22.16% year on year. Average CPI of this year’s seven months rose 16.89% from that in the same period last year.

July’s gold price index rose 0.87% from June; 6.10% from December 2010 and 34.62% from last year’s same period. July’s USD index reduced 0.18% from June; and rose 0.06% from 12/2010 and 8.88% from the same period in 2010.

Carriage of passengers and cargos

As estimated, passenger carriage in 7 months reached 1,593.7 million participants, up 12.9% and 68.5 billion passengers-kilometers, up 11.7% against last year’s same period. Of which, the road transport gained 1,463.6 million participants, up 13.3% and 51.3 billion passengers-kilometers, up 12.3%;the waterway transport: 111 million participants, up 8.5% and 2.4 billion passengers-kilometers, up 12.7%;the rail transport: 7.3 million participants, up 3.3% and 2.8 billion passengers-kilometers, up 3.9%; the aviation: 8 million participants, up 14.6% and 11.8 billion passengers-kilometers, up 10.7%; the sea transport: 3.9 million participants, up 3.6% and 239.7 million passengers-kilometers, up 4.8%.

As estimated, the volume of cargos carried in 7 months reached 457.7 million tons, up 11% and 123.7 billion tons-kilometers, up 4.8% from the same period last year, of which the domestic transport gained 431.3 million tons, up 12.3% and 42.1 billion tons-kilometers, up 8.7%; the overseas transport reached 26.4 million tons, up 2.5% and 81.6 billion tons-kilometers, up 2.1%. The land gained 349.4 million tons, up 12.5% and 18.8 billion tons-kilometers, up 11%; the river: 72.5 million tons, up 8.5% and 9.8 billion tons-kilometers, up 8.8%; the sea: 31.4 million tons, up 2.8% and 92.5 billion tons-kilometers, up 3.1%; the rail: 4.3 million tons, down 5.7% and 2.4 billion tons-kilometers, up 5% from last year’ same period.

Postal and communicational services

The total number of new telephone subscribers in 7 months reached 5.7 million, down 30.9% from the same period in 2010, including 36,400 desk telephone subscribers, down 76.2% and nearly 5.7 million mobile phone subscribers, down 30.1%. The number of telephone subscribers over the country as end of 7/2011 was estimated reaching 128.1 million, up 4.3% from the same period last year, including 15.5 million desk telephone subscribers, up 0.4% and 112.6 million mobile phone subscribers, up 4.8%.

The number of broad band internet subscribers as of end of 7/2011 was estimated reaching 4 million, up 19% from the same period last year. The number of internet users as of end of 7/2011 reached 31.1 million, up 24% against last year’s same period. The total postal and communicational service net income in 7 months was estimated reaching 84.1 trillion dong rose by 18.9% against the same period last year.

International visitors to Viet Nam

International visitors to Viet Nam in 7 months were at an estimation of 3,425,800, up 17.3% from the same period last year. Of which,visitors coming for tourist purposes were 2,053,400, up 11.3%; for business purposes 570,300, down 2.6%; for visiting relatives 585,900, up 68,7%. Visitors to Viet Nam by air were 2,874,300, up 22.6%; by sea were 22,000, down 21.4%, and by land were 529,500, down 3.4% from the same period last year.

Social issues

Education

According to report for high school examinations in 2010-2011school year, there were 877,800 high school students passing the exam, reaching a passed rate of 95.72% and 119,800 continuing high school students passing the exam, reaching a passed rate of 85.35%, which were higher than the rates of 92.57% and 66.71% respectively in previous school year.

In university/college entrance exams for 2011-2012 school year, 217 universities/institutes and 130 colleges held exams for various groups. According to preliminary statistics, total participants in three phases of exams were 1,696,200, up 6.7% against previous school year, of which 699,600 candidates for university entrance exam in phase 1; 633,800 candidates for university entrance exam in phase 2 and 362,800 candidates for college entrance exam in phase 3.

Epidemic diseases and food poisoning

Generally, in 7 months, the country had 22,800 cases of hemorrhagic fever (22 persons died); 3,800 cases of virus hepatitis; 455 cases of viral encephalitis; 196 cases of typhoid and 500 cases of A (H1N1) flu (13persons died). From the beginning of the year, the country had 20,700 cases of foot, hand and mouth disease (57persons died), only in July there were 9,700 cases (21 persons died).

Cases infected with HIV/AIDS over the country as middle of 7/2011 were 241,200, of which 97,200 turned to AIDS and 50,800 died of AIDS.

In 7 months, the country had 64 cases of food poisoning, making over 3,400 persons poisoned, of which 8 died.

Traffic accidents

Generally, in 6 months of the year there were 6,809 cases of traffic accident, killing 5,710 persons and injuring5,216 others. As compared to last year’s same period, traffic accidents decreased by 1.7%, the death increased by 0.8% and the injured by 0.1%. On average, each day in 6 months, the country had 38 cases of traffic accident, killing 32 persons and injuring 29 others./.

Source: General Statistics Office, Ministry of Planning and Investment

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