Economy

Derivatives trading liquidity hits records in February

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 13:18

Derivatives trading liquidity hits records in February Market trading liquidity of the derivatives market reached a record high in February since it started operating in August 2017, according to the Ha Noi Stock Exchange (HNX).
 

Steel association to petition against US’s import restriction if necessary

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 13:17

Steel association to petition against US’s import restriction if necessary The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) has said it and Vietnamese steel firms may submit the case related to the US’s plan to restrict the import of steel and aluminum products to the WTO, if necessary.
 
 

Breakthrough reforms needed to keep CPTPP benefits

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 13:16

Breakthrough reforms needed to keep CPTPP benefits The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) warned that benefits from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) could be reduced if Vietnam does not implement breakthrough reforms.
 
 

Banks report huge profits, bank shares’ golden days return

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 13:16

Banks report huge profits, bank shares’ golden days return Investors, impressed by banks’ high profits, have been rushing to buy bank shares, pushing prices up.  
 
 

Prime Minister clarifies Government’s viewpoint on macro-economic stability

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:44

Prime Minister clarifies Government’s viewpoint on macro-economic stability Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted keeping macro-economic stability, creating a favourable environment for production and business, and promoting rapid and sustainable development as the tasks of the Government to steer the national economy in the future in a recent article.
 
 

Financial sector grabs foreign investors’ interest

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:43

Financial sector grabs foreign investors’ interest Foreign investors have poured nearly $1.5 trillion in Vietnam’s finance, banking and insurance sectors as of the end of January, according to statistics from the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
 
 

Vietnamese producers try to win locals’ hearts

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:42

Vietnamese producers try to win locals’ hearts The national ‘Buy Vietnamese’ campaign and the great efforts made by enterprises have not produced the expected results.  
 
 

New decree replaces regulations on logistics business

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:41

New decree replaces regulations on logistics business From February 20, 2018, logistics businesses have to meet the business conditions outlined in Decree No.163/2017/ND-CP on logistics services, replacing Decree No.140/2007/ND-CP.
 
 

Revived TPP will benefit its members without US

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:40

Revived TPP will benefit its members without US While rumours circulate of the US potentially re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the UK has also recently expressed wishes to have its name added to the pact. Raymond Mallon, senior economic advisor for the Australia-Vietnam economic reform programme, reviews how the agreement has changed and what impacts it may have on Vietnam.
 
 

Decree 116 and a mounting investment in automobile manufacturing

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:31

Decree 116 and a mounting investment in automobile manufacturing As Decree No.116/2017/ND-CP  has tightened quality checks, it is very hard to import automobiles to Vietnam, but a huge investment wave is forming to hit the automotive industry.
 
 

Vietnam’s import-export value hits $25.9 billion in February

Thursday, 01 March 2018 12:40

Vietnam’s import-export value hits $25.9 billion in February Vietnam’s import-export turnover is estimated to reach 25.9 billion USD in February, a decrease of 35.7 percent from the previous month, reported the General Department of Customs on February 28.
 
 

VASEP proposes measures to counter IUU yellow card

Thursday, 01 March 2018 12:39

VASEP proposes measures to counter IUU yellow card The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has proposed urgent measures to tackle the European Commission’s illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) yellow card in March as the EU will assess Vietnam’s efforts to fight IUU fishing in April.
 
 

Sericulture & silk industry may have to rely on foreign markets

Thursday, 01 March 2018 12:35

Sericulture & silk industry may have to rely on foreign markets Vietnam’s sericulture and silk industry has seen a revival in recent years, but experts are concerned about the lack of materials.  
 
 

Real estate sector expects record FDI in 2018

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:05

Real estate sector expects record FDI in 2018 FDI flows into real estate have been very high so far this year, and a new record is expected to be set this year. It is more and more popular as it can combine foreign investors’ strength in finance and experience with local enterprises’ huge lands and knowledge of the local investment process.
 
 

Vietnam makes significant progress in sustainable finance reforms

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:05

Vietnam makes significant progress in sustainable finance reforms Emerging markets have become a major force in driving development and fighting climate change as 34 countries, including Vietnam, have initiated banking reforms to expand sustainable lending, according to the first comprehensive Global Progress Report of Sustainable Banking Network (SBN).
 
 

Three SOEs to hold March IPOs

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:04

Three SOEs to hold March IPOs Three State-owned enterprises (SOEs) will make initial public offerings (IPOs) in March, floating VNĐ2.5 trillion (US$110 million) worth of stakes in the market in the second wave of SOEs IPOs in 2018.
 
 

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