ASEAN Finance Ministers meet online World

ASEAN Finance Ministers meet online

Finance ministers from ASEAN countries and representatives of international organisations looked into the regional financial situation and development issues during the 24th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting held online on October 2.
Finance Ministry responds to Moody’s latest rating action Business

Finance Ministry responds to Moody’s latest rating action

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) on December 18 said Moody's Investors Service’s decision to confirm Vietnam’s rating at Ba3 but change the outlook to negative was not appropriate, given it is grounded on an isolated incident and does not adequately recognise the Vietnamese Government’s instituted policies and procedures to ensure smooth and timely debt repayment on government guaranteed borrowings.
Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry Business

Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) has said that Moody's Investors Service’s decision to place Vietnam’s Ba3 rating under review for downgrade due to delayed payments on an obligation of the Vietnamese Government was improper as the Government has never delayed meeting debt repayment obligations.
Vietnam, US seek stronger financial cooperation Business

Vietnam, US seek stronger financial cooperation

Vietnam expects the US to accelerate the ratification of an agreement on double taxation avoidance and facilitate negotiations for a governmental agreement on cooperation and assistance between customs agencies, said a high-ranking official.
Vietnam, Laos boost financial partnership Politics

Vietnam, Laos boost financial partnership

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue suggested Vietnamese and Lao Ministries of Finance enhance collaboration while receiving Laos’ Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Somdy Douangdy.
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Vietnam, Germany ink cooperation agreements

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance and the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development signed a finance cooperation agreement for 2013-2014 in Hanoi on December 2, according the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper.
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Citi group finances Vinacomin for bauxite project

Citi Vietnam and the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding Corporation (Vinacomin) on Nov. 14 signed a contract on a term-loan of 300 million USD to finance the construction of bauxite mining and alumina project in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
CPA to assist auditing/accounting services in VN Business

CPA to assist auditing/accounting services in VN

The Association of Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia (CPA Australia) will provide the necessary technical support and know-how to help Vietnam draw up a legal framework for auditing and accounting services in the country that conforms to international practices.
Italian life insurance group enters Vietnam Business

Italian life insurance group enters Vietnam

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance has granted an operating licence to the Generali Vietnam Life Insurance Company, a branch of Italy’s leading life insurance group Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.
France to support HCM City’s development Business

France to support HCM City’s development

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance and the French Development Agency (AFD) on May 5 signed a loan agreement worth 20 million EUR, to finance a socio-economic development project in the southern city of Ho Chi Minh .