Archive for April 16th, 2020

Loan policy a true juggling act

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

The health crisis has led to huge demand for capital for Vietnam to fuel domestic production activities and medical treatment. However, questions arise over how the country [...] » More

Reference exchange rate up 3 VND on April 15

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,227 VND per USD on April 15, up 3 VND from the previous day. With the current trading band of +/-3 [...] » More

Interbank rates fall sharply

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BizLIVE | 6:02 AM

The first session of the week (April 13th) marked the stop of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s series of net injection. On the Open Market Operation (OMO), there was [...] » More

Simple insurance products and packages on the rise

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Dau tu Chung khoan | 6:02 AM

The rapid change of customer tastes as well as the growth of the market have required insurance companies to be more drastic to follow the new game, etc. According to [...] » More

VCBS: Credit growth unlikely to improve in Q2

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vietnam Finance | 6:02 AM

According to the data from the General Statistical Office, the gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020 increased by 3.82 percent over the same period last [...] » More

VEPR examines scenarios for economic growth during COVID-19 outbreak

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The government should tax all rice exports instead of issuing quotas to stabilise domestic rice prices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendation was made by the former [...] » More

Rice exporters surprised with the quick end of export quota

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Many rice exporters were left surprised because the export quota of 400,000 tonnes of rice in April ended quickly in just three hours. Earlier, the Ministry of Industry and [...] » More

Vietnam customs denies interference with rice export registration

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The general Department of Vietnam Customs on April 13 issued a press release claiming that the online customs system for April’s rice export registration works [...] » More

Vietnam targets 7pct annual GDP growth over next five years

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s government said it will target annual gross domestic product growth of 7 percent during the 2021-2025 period, even as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to [...] » More

Investment in HCM City export processing, industrial zones up 86pct

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Export processing and industrial zones in HCM City saw $117 million of investment poured into the zones in the first quarter, a 86 per cent increase compared to the same [...] » More

Major cities required to improve food safety standards

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The people’s committees of Hanoi, HCM City and other large cities have been instructed to pilot higher standards and technical regulations for food safety. The move is [...] » More

Labour market freezes due to Covid-19

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Large companies are not recruiting workers, while small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are laying off workers as they cannot maintain a big staff during the Covid-19 crisis. [...] » More

Grounds for new hope to unfreeze FDI process

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s foreign investment picture in the first quarter of 2020 showed the hardest downtrend in over a decade since the 2003 SARS pandemic, as the current coronavirus [...] » More

Trade ministry urges caution in mask production for export to EU

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Local manufacturers seeking to export face masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) to European Union states should carefully research the market and its quality [...] » More

Tien Giang’s Q1 fruit exports up 20.3pct

16-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The southern province of Tien Giang exported 1,920 tonnes of fruit in the first quarter with $3.9 million in turnover, a 20.3 per cent increase in value year-on-year. Aside [...] » More