Archive for December 2nd, 2016

Vietnam’s central bank expects credit growth to reach 17-18pct

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

The State Bank also says it will keep the dong/dollar exchange rate stable. Lending of the banking sector as of November 20 expanded 14.03 percent and credit growth for the [...] » More

Vietnam quashes currency replacement rumour

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Tuoi Tre News | 6:00 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam has issued a public warning denying false allegations that the country’s central bank plans to replace the existing currency with a new one. [...] » More

FWD Vietnam Life Insurance opens head office in HCM City

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

FWD Vietnam Life Insurance Company Ltd (FWD Vietnam) opened on November 29 its head office at Diamond Plaza in District 1. Anantharaman Sridharan, general director of FWD [...] » More

Industrial production maintains steady growth

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the first 11 months of 2016 rose by 7.3 per cent compared with the same period in 2015, according to the general Statistic Office [...] » More

FTA commitments open opportunity for Vietnam

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV5 | 6:00 AM

Joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and signing a Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will create an opportunity for Vietnam to bring its intellectual property [...] » More

Vietnam forges ahead with free trade agreement with EU

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has been actively preparing for the ratification and enforcement of the free trade agreement with the European Union (EU), deputy prime minister Vuong Dinh Hue told [...] » More

Businesses urged to actively join global supply chains

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Together with producing high-quality and competitive products, businesses should actively engage in the global supply chains, maintaining growth in both revenue and profit, [...] » More

US-Asean Business Council asked to connect VN, US firms

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vice Chair of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien has expressed his hope that the US-Asean Business Council will continue helping connect Vietnamese and US businesses, thus [...] » More

National export turnover up in Nov

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Export turnover in November reached $15.6 billion, up 1.3 per cent since last month, pushing export value in the 11 months of 2016 to $159.5 billion, an increase of 7.5 per [...] » More

Hanoi’s November CPI rises 0.47pct

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in November rose by 0.47 percent over October, according to the municipal statistics office. The index was up 5.45 percent compared [...] » More

Vietnam manufacturing PMI up to 54.0 in November

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing managers’ Index, or PMI, rose to an 18-month high of 54.0 in November from 51.7 in October. A reading above 50 indicates [...] » More

VN services market open: VCCI

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s services market is significantly open to foreign investments under the commitments to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the European Union-Vietnam Free [...] » More

Vietnam’s November retail sales put at 302.9tr dong

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s total retail sales of goods and services are estimated at around VND302.9 trillion (US$13.3 billion) this month, up 1.9 percent against the previous month and [...] » More

Vietnam suffers from over 7.72b dollars state budget deficit in 11 months

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has suffered from a state budget deficit of some 172.2 trillion dong (over 7.72 billion US dollars) in the first eleven months of 2016, according to the general [...] » More