Archive for February 16th, 2019

Gold selling prices’ rise varies from store to store

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Gold selling prices witnessed an increase at some stores while in others unchanged on God of Wealth Day, the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, which fell on February 14 this [...]
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Credit growth slows, banks to focus on retail segment in 2019

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Vietnam Finance | 6:00 AM

VNDirect Securities Co’s recent report stated that credit growth will remain at average level in 2019 but there is still room for retail credit. Specifically, VNDirect [...]
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Reference exchange rate up 14 VND

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 22,915 VND per USD on February 15, up 14 VND from the previous day (February 14). With the current trading [...]
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New Year’s talk: how to repel ‘shadow banking’?

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

The “shadow banking” boom has been causing social unrest, especially in rural areas. So, what is a solution to repel this type of credit? Currently, the regulated [...]
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Staff of which bank make more than one billion dong of profit?

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

Employees of some banks, such as Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) and Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam [...]
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Posting record high profit in Q4, is it just a temporary return of VPBank?

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VnEconomy | 6:00 AM

After the negative growth in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, the profit of Vietnam Prosperity Commercial Joint Stock Bank (VPBank) increased again and for the first time [...]
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Profit from banking services: notable changes

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Vietnam Finance | 6:00 AM

Commercial banks continued to earn much from services. Statistics from 14 listed banks having total assets of over 100 trillion dong (including Vietcombank, VietinBank, BIDV, [...]
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Banks in Vietnam race to popularise credit cards

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

The credit card market is vibrant with a variety of card lines serving the different needs and requiring a monthly income of only five to seven million dong. Statistics on [...]
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Firms request anti-dumping probe into imported fibreboards

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Four Vietnamese companies have sent a dossier to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam (TRAV) to ask for an anti-dumping investigation into medium density fibreboard [...]
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Government eases conditions for offshore indirect investment

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The government has issued a new decree to facilitate business conditions for offshore indirect investment, credit information activities and intermediary payment services [...]
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Ambiguous business conditions must be removed: expert

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung suggested ministries and ministerial-level agencies simplify business conditions and remove [...]
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Mekong Delta provinces to boost shark catfish trade

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

For the shark catfish sector in the Mekong Delta region to develop sustainably, authorities need to regulate output and quality and the use of chemicals more stringently and [...]
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New-generation FTAs pin hopes on future agricultural growth

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Both the CPTPP and EVFTA trade pacts, expected to come into effect this year, are set to increase the access that Vietnamese farm produce enjoy in demanding overseas markets. [...]
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Vietnam government not intervene in carbon steel prices: Canada agency

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

There is not enough ground to say that the government of Vietnam intervenes in the domestic prices of the carbon steel welded pipe industry, according to the final [...]
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Streamlining conditions for foreign investment

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Further improvements in requirements for overseas investors to invest in Vietnam are continuing to manifest. Manfred Otto, senior associate at Duane Morris Vietnam LLC, [...]
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