Businesses get access to non-interest loan package Business

Businesses get access to non-interest loan package

Forty businesses have received money from the Government’s non-interest loan package of 62 trillion VND (2.7 billion USD) to pay salaries to nearly 1,200 employees who have stopped working due to the serious impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manufacturing output returns to growth in June Business

Manufacturing output returns to growth in June

The Vietnamese manufacturing sector returned to growth in June as success in suppressing the coronavirus pandemic and greater business confidence helped lead to renewed expansions in output and new orders.
Thailand’s exports continue facing hurdles World

Thailand’s exports continue facing hurdles

Thailand’s exports fell for the fourth consecutive month in November, mainly due to lower prices of oil and agricultural products, a slowdown in the world economy, the US-China trade tensions, and rising baht.
RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November World

RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is working hard to conclude free trade talks with Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia before November when leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the country.
Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August Business

Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August

Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.4 in August, remaining above the 50.0 no-change mark, but falling from 52.6 in July to signal a weaker overall improvement in business conditions.
Tra fish export continues downward trend Business

Tra fish export continues downward trend

The export value of tra fish in July continued to drop for the fifth consecutive month, down 12.7 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Auto imports in January 46 times higher than last year Business

Auto imports in January 46 times higher than last year

Vietnam imported nearly 11,700 cars worth more than 273 million USD in the first month of 2019, marking the fifth consecutive month with a volume of at least 10,000 units, according to statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Capital mobilisation in Ho Chi Minh City up over 14 percent   Business

Capital mobilisation in Ho Chi Minh City up over 14 percent

Capital mobilization by banks in Ho Chi Minh City reached over 2,082 trillion VND (88.1 billion USD) as of May, up 0.83 percent from the previous month and 14.47 percent year on year, said the municipal branch of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on June 7.