The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued Decision No.1604/QD-NHNN, approving a scheme on developing green banks in the country by using credit to back eco-friendly projects, with the aim of raising awareness of local banks on the social responsibility in fighting climate change, reported the local media.
Tariffs are scheduled to be eliminated on more than 95 per cent of goods between Viet Nam and Laos.
(VNF) - The Vietnam national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has asked the Transport Ministry to allow it to buy Terminal 1 (T1) at Noi Bai international airport (not including the hall E).
Online shopping in Viet Nam was continuing to increase and was well-positioned to hold the key to success for e-commerce in Viet Nam, according to the MasterCard Survey on Online Shopping 2014.
Textile and garment exports are set for a boom this year, according to the Viet Nam Industrial and Trade Information Centre (VITIC), a Ministry of Industry and Trade agency.
Companies in many industries have hit the ground running after the long Lunar New Year holidays to ensure that export orders are executed on schedule.
Vietnam's index of industrial production (IIP) grew by 12 percent in the first two months of this year over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The total assets of the domestic credit institution system were worth nearly VND6,520 trillion (USD310.48 billion) at the end of last year, a 12.2 percent increase over 2013.
(VNF) - The Ho Chi Minh city Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (Hepza) has reported about 700 enterprises in the city returned to work after the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday 2015.
HCM City's major economic indicators were positive in the first two months of the year, with high growth in industry and trade, the municipal People's Committee has said.
(VNF) - The Prime Minister has issued a decision asking the Mekong Delta to purchase and stockpile 1 million tonnes of rice from the 2014-2015 winter-spring crop
Its "golden population" phase and other specific advantages can help Viet Nam exploit well a slew of free trade agreements (FTAs), but there is zero room for complacency, experts and leading industrialists have warned.
State Bank of Viet Nam Governor Nguyen Van Binh told online newspaper Vneconomy that the nature of banking activities is primarily to provide short-term capital and services. The capital market, or the securities market, must therefore take responsibility for providing long-term capital.
(VNF) - The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the second month this year decreased 0.05% over a month earlier but rose 0.34% year on year, reported to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung struck the gong symbolizing the opening of the first trading session of the Year of the Goat at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on February 24th, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.
Vietnam is the fifth most recognised coffee producing country in the US – the world’s largest coffee consuming market, according to a recent survey by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC).
The Government has proposed to the Party Central Committee and the National Assembly a scheme that will reduce bad debts in the nation's banking system this year to three percent of total lending.