Archive for March 1st, 2019

Foreign investors can land on Vietnamese banks this year

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Tri Thuc Tre | 6:00 AM

According to data from the Foreign Investment Agency (Ministry of Planning and Investment), in the first month of 2019, total FDI capital, which was newly registered, [...]
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Liquidity abundant, interbank rates fall sharply

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | NDH | 6:00 AM

In the last week, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) withdrew 72.380 trillion dong as 101.061 trillion dong matured via Open Market Operation (OMO) channel and the SBV only [...]
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Gold still brings profits to traders, but becoming less precious in Vietnam

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Trading gold, silver and gemstones can bring tens of billion of dong each day, analysts say, though the attractiveness of gold has decreased in recent years. A report from [...]
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Burning need to push innovation

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Low investment in technological innovation and human resources development could be undermining the competiveness of the Vietnamese economy and businesses, especially amid [...]
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More than 2.7 billion USD worth of ODA pumped into irrigation

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Twenty two official development assistance (ODA) projects with total investment exceeding 2.7 billion USD have been deployed in irrigation since 1994, according to an [...]
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Prime minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Kevin McAllister, Executive vice President of the US’s Boeing Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing [...]
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Hanoi records positive export growth

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s capital earned an estimated $2.24 billion from exports in the first two months of this year, up 21.3 per cent year-on-year, according the municipal Statistics [...]
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Vietnam vows to improve business environment

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Nguyen Dinh Cung, director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, talks to Hai Quan (Customs Online) online newspaper about Vietnam’s efforts to improve its [...]
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US seeks increased trade, investment ties with Vietnam: Trump

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

The US wants to boost trade and investment ties with Vietnam, President Trump said at a meeting with PM Phuc Wednesday. The US President emphasized at the meeting that he [...]
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Foreign direct investment in Vietnam expected to surge

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is expected to see a surge in foreign direct investment (FDI), thanks to various factors such as free trade agreements, the trade war between China and the United [...]
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Vietnam gains trade surplus of $250m with Canada

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam gained a trade surplus of more than $250 million with Canada in January. According to the general Department of Customs, in the first month of this year, trade value [...]
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World Bank arm supports green building

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with two Vietnamese architectural universities on Tuesay to help them improve [...]
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Over $450 million to be poured into Danang

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Danang government will present investment certificates to eight foreign direct investment projects valued at $469.4 million at a conference slated for March 1. Most of [...]
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Vietnam second biggest coffee supplier of Belgium in 2018

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam was the second biggest supplier of coffee for Belgium after Brazil in 2018. The Southeast Asian country exported 18,500 tonnes of coffee worth 36.07 million USD to [...]
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Binh Phuoc pepper prices down, spelling struggles for farmers

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The price of pepper in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has sharply fallen, making local gardeners worried they could face a season of losses. The price of pepper [...]
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