Vietnam bank

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has succeeded with its macroeconomic management policies, international financial experts have said. Stable local currency, increased foreign currency reserves and lower inflation have all paved the way for the bank loan interest rate to fall over the last 12 months. In general, SBV has been successful in macroeconomic management, according to Atul Malik, former Asian More...

Vietnam stock market

Nov 20: UPCoM-Index Snaps Six-day Loss of 28%

The UPCoM-Index, the measure of 165 unlisted public companies, rallied on Thursday to break a six-day drop of nearly 28 per cent to climb up from its six-week low as traded stocks More...

Nov 19: VN-Index Extends 3-Week Low on Blue-chips

Stocks on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange sank for a second day on Wednesday, five days of losses in six, as investors continued to sell local shares to avert risks on lack of boosting More...

Nov 11: VN-Index Rebounds, Led by GAS

The Hochiminh Stock Exchange bounced back on Tuesday, sending the market benchmark VN-Index to a four-week low, as blue-chips advanced although losers outnumbered gainers. Blue-chips More...

Easier foreign ownership likely to revive property market

real estate

A Construction Ministry recent proposal on creating more favourable conditions for foreigners to buy property is considered More...

Vingroup to build tallest building in Viet Nam

Vinhomes Central Park

Vingroup is planning to construct the tallest building in Viet Nam that will serve as a landmark along Sai Gon More...

Vietnam petrol Fuel Traders Await Price Cut Order Again

Local fuel trading companies again are waiting for a decision from administering agencies to announce further...

Vietnam aviation industry Aviation sector attracts bankers

Injecting money into airlines is not the choice of short- term investors, but airlines’ shares are...

mobifone IPO Big foreign groups eyeing MobiFone equitization

MobiFone shares have been added to the portfolios of many foreign institutional investors. MobiFone is one...

Returning trade deficit raises concerns

Vietnam trade 2014

After eight months of a trade surplus, Vietnam saw an excess of imports over exports again in September and More...

Import/export tariff rules need to be amended: businesses

Import and export tariff rules can be interpreted in many different ways, putting pressure on businesses, many companies have complained. Pham..

Vietnam-US trade could approach $35b

Trade between Viet Nam and the US continues to expand in spite of domestic and international economic difficulties. The American Chamber..

EVN divests from non-core businesses


The Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) will auction 62.5 million shares of EVN Finance Joint Stock Company, or 25 More...

Vinalines’ US$19-million debt sold

Vietcombank has become the first credit institution in the country to sell a US$19-million debt of Vietnam National Shipping Lines, or..

SOE equitization to depend heavily on private capital

A number of big state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are eagerly awaiting significant cash injections from private Vietnamese businesses to carry out their..

Word Bank says will fund IT application in agriculture

The World Bank (WB) will fund US$200-250 million to support the application of information technology (IT) in agricultural development of Vietnam,..
Vietnam highway cost

Ministry says highway costs reasonable

The Ministry of Construction (MOC) has said the investment rate of highways in Vietnam is higher than in China but lower..
Shrimp exporters

WTO announces ruling on Vietnam’s shrimp anti-dumping lawsuit

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on November 17 announced the panel’s final decision on Vietnam ’s lawsuit against the US imposition..