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PM calls for more efforts to improve business environment
Monday,  Jul 16, 2018,19:05 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries and ministerial-level agencies to abolish specialized inspections and business conditions to improve the local business environment, reported the local media.
Monday,  Jul 16, 2018,09:12 (GMT+7)
Most local banks have further tightened credit for the real estate sector by raising the annual interest rates for home loans by 1-2 percentage points compared to early this year, leading the sector to slow down, Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper reported.
Sunday,  Jul 15, 2018,15:20 (GMT+7)
The ripple effects from the China-U.S. trade war may gain strength to become a powerful storm battering the global economy, and for those countries in close proximity to the world’s two economic superpowers, consequences will certainly be more devastating. Numerous countries, including Japan and South Korea, have voiced their concerns of late over the implications of the trade war, and are quickly preparing themselves for the worst-case scenarios. Such changes serve as stern warnings to Vietnam.
Saturday,  Jul 14, 2018,09:03 (GMT+7)
Domestic retail sales amounted to some VND1,597 trillion, or US$69.45 billion, in the year’s first half, up 11.3% year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office. Retail sales last month picked up 12.9% against the same period a year earlier to an estimated VND272 trillion.
Friday,  Jul 13, 2018,09:22 (GMT+7)
Rice export prices in the second half of this year have been forecast to decline despite impressive outbound sales in the first six months. A Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development report said the country exported around 604,000 tons of rice worth US$317 million last month, taking the total in the first six months of the year to 3.6 million tons valued at US$1.8 billion, up 24.6% in volume and 42.4% in value year-on-year.
Thursday,  Jul 12, 2018,20:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Following concerns over the impact of higher environmental protection tax duties on fuels due to inflation, National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has proposed rejecting the tax hike for now and further considering the issue.
Thursday,  Jul 12, 2018,20:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Politburo today, July 12, decided to slap disciplinary measures on the current and former ministers of information and communications for their involvement in the canceled MobiFone-AVG deal , the Government news website reported.
Thursday,  Jul 12, 2018,09:31 (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s leather shoe and apparel exports are forecast to pick up as international manufacturers will have to shift their production orders from China to Vietnam to avoid adverse impacts of the U.S.-China trade war.
Wednesday,  Jul 11, 2018,14:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has moved up in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 Report to take the 45th position this year, up from the 47th spot last year, steering closer to regional powerhouses like China, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.
Wednesday,  Jul 11, 2018,11:16 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The headline consumer price index (CPI) in June, which rose 0.61% from a month earlier and was the highest June rise in seven years, was not unusual, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a meeting in Hanoi City on July 10.
Wednesday,  Jul 11, 2018,09:50 (GMT+7)
Auto sales reached 21,900 units in June, taking the total in the first half of the year to 125,660 units, down 6% year-on-year, according to data of the Vietnam Auto Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).
Tuesday,  Jul 10, 2018,23:38 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Investigative police at the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on July 10 arrested a former chairman of mobile carrier MobiFone and an official of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on alleged charges of economic mismanagement which caused serious consequences, the MPS announced in a statement posted on its website on the same day.
Tuesday,  Jul 10, 2018,16:50 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has reprimanded the Ministry of Transport for allowing higher fares to be applied to railway, air and bus services, resulting in the high consumer price index (CPI) last month, Dan Tri news website reported.
Tuesday,  Jul 10, 2018,08:52 (GMT+7)
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), which represents employers in the nation, has suggested keeping region-based minimum wages unchanged from next year as annual minimum wage rises will place a heavy burden on enterprises.
Monday,  Jul 9, 2018,20:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Trade and economic cooperation will continue to be the key driver of Vietnam-U.S. relations, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Hanoi today, July 9.
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