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Optimizing all opportunities, even the smallest, to create development breakthroughs is one of the central tasks set for the Ministry of Planning and Investment in 2019, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung has said.

  • Retail sales of commodities and services rise over 9% in May

    Retail sales of commodities and services rise over 9% in May

    Public: 6/1/2015 1:35:23 AM

    Total retail sales of commodities and services in May reached an estimated VND260 trillion, up 0.8% against April and 9.3% over a year earlier, reported the General Statistics Office.

  • Hopes rise as real-estate market improves

    Hopes rise as real-estate market improves

    Public: 6/1/2015 1:30:15 AM

    Vietnam's social and economic factors are supporting the growth of its real estate market, which has bottomed out, an executive at property consulting firm Savills Vietnam has said.

  • Vietnam, Eurasia Economic Union sign free trade agreement

    Vietnam, Eurasia Economic Union sign free trade agreement

    Public: 5/30/2015 5:33:48 PM

    The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) was signed in Burabai, Kazakhstan on May 29th after more than two years of negotiation, opening up a new chapter in the partnership between Vietnam and the union as well as each EAEU member in particular.

  • Korea supports Vietnam’s capacity in expressway management

    Korea supports Vietnam’s capacity in expressway management

    Public: 5/28/2015 10:19:47 PM

    (VNF) - The Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on May 28th signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance the operation and management capacity of the nation’s expressway system.

  • Vietnam Association of Realtors makes debut

    Public: 5/28/2015 4:55:31 PM

    On May 27th, the Vietnam National Real Estate Association launched Vietnam Association of Realtors, in Hanoi.

  • Country earns over USD13 billion from exports

    Country earns over USD13 billion from exports

    Public: 5/28/2015 3:53:23 PM

    Commodity export turnover in May 2015 reached an estimated USD13.5 billion, up 1% from the previous month, according to the latest statistics of the General Statistics Office.

  • Agro-forestry-fishery exports continue to fall

    Agro-forestry-fishery exports continue to fall

    Public: 5/27/2015 6:17:11 PM

    Agricultural, forestry and fishery exports were estimated at USD2.37 billion in May, raising the figure for the first five months to USD11.4 billion, down 7.3% year on year, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

  • Country has 36,000 new firms in five months

    Country has 36,000 new firms in five months

    Public: 5/27/2015 6:02:06 PM

    Vietnam saw 36,055 enterprises registering for new establishment in the first five months this year, with a total capital of VND219.3 trillion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

  • Viettel joints Qorus Mobile Alliance

    Viettel joints Qorus Mobile Alliance

    Public: 5/27/2015 5:08:32 AM

    (VNF) - The Vietnam Military-run Telecommunications Group (Viettel) officially became the 10th member of Qorus Mobile Alliance on May 25th, shaping the biggest consortium of leading mobile operators from around the world.

  • MHB officially merged into BIDV

    MHB officially merged into BIDV

    Public: 5/26/2015 6:12:46 PM

    The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and Mekong Housing Bank (MHB) signed a deal to hand over the overall system and announced the merger MHB into BIDV, on May 25th, in Ho Chi Minh city.

  • May CPI soars 0.16% due to petrol price rise

    May CPI soars 0.16% due to petrol price rise

    Public: 5/26/2015 7:11:23 AM

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May climbed by 0.16% from the previous month, by 0.95% compared to the same months last year and by 0.2% against December 2014, reported the General Statistics Office on May 24th.

  • Osaka businesses interested in HCM city’s climate

    Public: 5/24/2015 7:53:09 PM

    Japanese businesses, including those in Osaka city, are interested in studying the investment climate in Ho Chi Minh city, especially in the fields of infrastructure, economy and education.

  • Vietnam sees surge in rubber exports

    Vietnam sees surge in rubber exports

    Public: 5/24/2015 4:51:47 AM

    Exports of natural rubber have increased significantly according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

  • Economic restucturing ‘too slow'

    Economic restucturing ‘too slow'

    Public: 5/24/2015 12:46:39 AM

    Although economic restructuring has been recognised as a vital task, the process remains slow and requires greater efforts for a more comprehensive outcome, according to experts.

  • Vietnam: dipping into reserves?

    Vietnam: dipping into reserves?

    Public: 5/24/2015 12:34:51 AM

    The Vietnamese government has proposed plans to borrow from its foreign exchange reserves after struggling to issue debt in the bond markets – seven bond auctions failed in May alone.

  • Vietinbank and PGBank open opportunities for the new bank

    Vietinbank and PGBank open opportunities for the new bank

    Public: 5/24/2015 12:31:48 AM

    Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and the Petrolimex Group Commercial Joint Stock Bank (PGBank) signed an official merger document on May 22, thereby opening opportunities for the new bank.

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