Tuesday, July 10, 2012
State Bank of Vietnam Governor Nguyen Van Binh asks commercial banks to refinance outstanding loans at lower interest rates in a bid to help businesses facing difficulties.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Vietnam's central bank said it will trim key interest rates from Sunday, its fifth cut so far this year as inflation cools amid signs of weakening economic growth.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Laos will not allow any new investments in mining or grant further land concessions for rubber plantations until 2015 at the earliest due to concerns about land encroachment, state media said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung witnessed the signing of a bilateral investment protocol in Ha Tien yesterday, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Vietnamese inflation slowed to the weakest pace in a year in June, an official estimate showed Sunday, mirroring slowing economic growth in the communist state.
Vietnamese inflation has eased to a single-digit figure for the first time in a year, official data showed Thursday, in the latest sign of an economic slowdown in the communist state.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
From July 1 this year, the Vietnamese government will provide subsidies to rice farmers if their crops are damaged due to natural disasters, in addition to their regular annual subsidies.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh approved the ASEAN+3 Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) agreement yesterday, which the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will implement.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region targets annual economic growth of 12 percent through 2020, hoping to raise per capita income to 70 million dong (USUS$3,350) per year, according to the Southwest Region Steering Committee.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Vietnam's Ministry of Finance will likely recommend a proposal to slash the value added tax (VAT) by 50 percent in a move to support businesses during the economic slowdown, said Finance Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.