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The Bureau of Statistics of Hanoi (BSH) reveals that during the first three months of 2015 the capital’s credit has grown 1.8 per cent compared to the end of 2014 and has also outgrown deposits, turning the tide of negative credit growth experienced in the last two years. Credit institutions have been reported to meet the capital demand for business operation and investment purposes while maintaining More...

Vietnam stock market

Decree brings change to securities market

Viet Nam’s State Securities Committee (SSC) yesterday held a workshop to publish changes to Decree 58/2012/ND-CP, which aim to implement and amend the Securities Law in order More...

Vietnam bank stocks trouncing Asia signal end of bad-debt crisis

Vietnam’s bank stocks are rallying at the fastest pace in Asia, signaling a recovery from the bad-debt crisis that’s weighed on economic growth for three years. Joint-Stock More...

Stocks fall despite recovery by blue chips

Blue chips recovered this morning, but were unable to help improve the national stock market. On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index lost 0.96 per cent to close at 561.98 points, More...

Land rental increases leave businesses in cold sweat

Da Nang property sector

Businesses are complaining that higher land rentals imposed by HCM City authorities will push them against the wall. The More...

Half homebuyers are Hanoi non-residents

real estate

Half of the homebuyers in Hanoi are non-residents, according to data of real estate exchanges. Speaking at a conference More...

vietnam mining industry Mining, manufacturing push GDP up 6% in Q1

Viet Nam’s gross domestic product (GDP) edged up 6.03 per cent in the first quarter of...

Vietnam Telephone-exportss Telephone exports hit $5.45b by mid-March

Telephone exports fetched US$5.45 billion by mid-March or accounted for 19 per cent of the nation’s...

Vietnamese ice-cream market Foreign investors march toward Vietnamese ice-cream market

The domestic ice cream market is still controlled by Vietnamese brands, but the makeup of the...

Vietnam records US$1.8b trade deficit

Vietnam trade 2014

Vietnam recorded a trade deficit of US$1.8 billion in the first three months of this year, accounting for 9% More...

Agricultural exports down 13.2% in Q1

Agro-forestry-fishery exports in the first quarter of the year fell 13.2% on-year to US$6.13 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture..

Ecuador, Vietnam record strong increase in bilateral trade

Two-way trade between Vietnam and Ecuador reached US$659 million in 2014, a year-on-year record increase of 83%, according to statistics released..

Vietnam to set stronger tone for SOEs restructuring


Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has requested drastic actions to restructure State-owned enterprises (SOEs), More...

Vingroup may buy into VEFAC

Vietnam Exhibition Fair Center One Member Company Limited (VEFAC) plans to sell 80% of its shares to strategic investor Vingroup and..

Hoa Phat Group expands to animal feed production

Hoa Phat Group, which makes up 20% of the local construction steel market, on March 9 launched its animal feed subsidiary..
vietnam coffee

Vietnam coffee favoured in Singapore

Vietnamese coffee accounted for one-fourth of Singapore’s total coffee import volume in 2014, marking its strong foothold in the regional market...
HCM City infrastructure

The nation plans for transport restructuring by 2020 

Vietnam aims to build 2,000 km of highways by 2020 under a transport restructuring project adopted by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan..
Vietnam seafood exports

US leads Vietnam’s seafood importers

The US remains top importer of Vietnam’s seafood, accounting for 18.62% of the country’s total seafood export revenue in the first..