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 2014

SBV sets new rules to prevent big companies from dominating stock market

The stock market has been stirred up with the news that credit institutions’ loans to investors to fund their stock investment must not be higher than 5 percent of the institutions’ More...

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...

Vingroup begins construction of tallest building in Vietnam

The Landmark 81

Vingroup officially began construction of the tallest building in Vietnam up to now, The Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City More...

Law to give foreigners right to purchase homes

Vietnam real estate

The lifting of restrictions on foreigners from owning property in Viet Nam will benefit the country, experts said. The More...

Starbucks Hanoi Starbucks, McDonald’s arrival just a storm through the village

Subway, McDonald’s, Starbucks, KFC, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Dunkin Donuts, Domino’s Pizza, Dairy Queen and Papa...

Vingroup retail Vietnam retail market to fully open for foreign firms

The 2015 scheduled establishment of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) together with the implementation of World Trade...

Bong Mieu Gold Mining Quang Nam wants to close two gold mines

The Quang Nam provincial People’s Council’s members have suggesting closing two gold mines in Bong Mieu...

Vietnam, Customs Union to sign FTA in early 2015

Vietnam Customs Union FTA

Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and Minister in charge for Trade of Asia – Europe More...

Returning trade deficit raises concerns

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

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..

Vinamilk named in top ASEAN 100

Vinamilk Vietnam

The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) is one of the five Vietnamese firms named in the Top More...

Vietnam has two USD billionaires, 208 millionaires

Wealth-X and the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) have published a report on people in the world in 2014 with assets..

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 per cent..
Vietnam rice

Who influences the rice market?

VietNamNet introduces the third part of the roundtable discussion on “A quarter century of Vietnam’s rice exports”, with the participation of..
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..
Vietnam seafood exports

Seafood sector: Rays of sunlight in marketplace

The Vietnamese seafood sector has expanded its footprint in the global marketplace, particularly live and frozen shrimp, much to the chagrin..