The Ministry of Finance (MoF) increased the retail prices of petrol, kerosene and diesel from 12am yesterday. The increase was between VND130 and VND210, or between 6 and 10 cents, per litre. The ministry also permitted distributors to decrease the mazut price because its base price is now VND61 ( 2.9 cents) lower than its selling price. Petrolimex, the country’s largest fuel wholesaler, has More...

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Apr 22: Vietnam gold little changes at VND35.39Mln/Tael

This morning, Vietnam gold was little changed at VND35.39 million a tael, almost unchanged since yesterday close. World gold extended losses in Asia trade this morning after falling More...

Apr 18: Vietnam gold edges down to VND35.47Mln/Tael

This morning, Vietnam gold was traded down by VND20,000/tael versus yesterday close at VND35.47 million a tael, following the world suit. As of 09:09 am today, Hanoi time, SJC More...

April 16: Vietnam stocks extend losses

Vietnamese stocks closed sharply lower today, posting its fifth straight day of losses as investors continued to close their position fearing the further correction. The benchmark More...

Deputy PM agrees to stop licensing housing projects

Vietnam real estate

The Ministry of Construction’s (MIC) proposal to stop licensing housing projects, despite strong opposition from the real More...

Property development sector set for influx of foreign cash

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Viet Nam’s real estate industry is expected to attract more foreign investors, even though the domestic economy More...

Long Thanh International Airport US$5.6 bln for Long Thanh airport, phase 1

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has submitted to the Prime Minister a construction plan for Dong...

Vietnam handicraft Firms aim to join global supply chain

Small and medium-sized enterprises in Viet Nam need to make more efforts to improve their competitiveness...

Petrolimex Retail prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene rise

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) increased the retail prices of petrol, kerosene and diesel from 12am...

Vietnam’s exports to egypt jumps 41% YoY in Q1/2014

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Vietnam’s exports to Egypt were estimated at $81.42 million in the first quarter of this year, making a year More...

New ASEAN community offers export opportunities

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) would bring challenges, as well as improved export opportunities for Viet Nam when the AEC is..

Viet Nam increases exports to the Middle East

Countries in the Middle East have great potential for further trade cooperation with Viet Nam as bilateral trade volume has increased..

State-owned corporations lingering long over disinvestments

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State-owned corporations have cited many reasons for delaying the sale of stakes to withdraw their capital from More...

Most FIEs in Vietnam transfer pricing, evade tax

The practices of transfer pricing and tax evasion have been found at nearly all the foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) that the..

SOEs’ IPO failures reflect poor preparation

The poor first-quarter response to IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) launched by State-owned enterprises (SOEs) shows that they have not prepared well..
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“Miracle Village” of Japan in Da Lat

Two Japanese farmers have brought the vegetable planting model from Japan’s richest village to Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province. Kawakami..
Vietnam infrastructure

Master plan for Hanoi’s fifth ring road approved

The Prime Minister has approved the master plan for the Hanoi region’s fifth ring road, which will be more than 330..
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Seafood exports to Russia increase sharply

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has forecast Vietnamese bivalve mollusk exports to Russia will increase significantly in..