Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of roughly US$2 billion in 2014, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported last Saturday.
The plunge of the ruble is becoming a challenge to Vietnamese exporters dealing with the Russian market.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Local retailers do not require preferential treatment, only a level playing field, they told a seminar on retail market development organized by the Vietnam Retailers Association in Hanoi on Friday.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The growth of connected device ownership is causing a boom in the online retail sector, with the number of people making online purchases spiking in the last two years in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, global information company Nielsen said in a report last week.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A Vietnamese auto company's plan to assemble and sell the world's cheapest car in Vietnam has been met with skepticism as the market seems lukewarm to cheap cars.
Monday, July 21, 2014
For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Women with certified financial backgrounds should find it easier to win positions on the boards of big corporations, a recent seminar held by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) was told in Hanoi.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The State Bank of Vietnam has lowered the interest rate on short-term deposits (one to six months) from 7 percent to 6 percent annually, a move that would normally result in lower rates for loans from commercial banks. But banks are still concerned about customers' deposit needs and question whether they will apply for business loans.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Vietnam's central bank on Tuesday cut its key interest rates for the first time in nearly a year in an attempt to kick-start the nation's sluggish economy.