HCM City businesses get preferential loans

Twenty three companies situated in Ho Chi Minh City processing zones and industrial parks on June 23 got bank loans on easy terms under a programme initiated two years ago by the central bank and the Government.

Pursuing financial arrangements for power grid projects

According to the electricity master plan for the 2011-2020 period, 130 500kV power grid projects and 551 220kV ones will be upgraded and built with a total investment capital of more than 210 trillion VND (10 billion USD). Report by the Vietnam Economic News.

Central coast told to enhance tourism

The central coastal region of Vietnam should enhance its sea tourism potential and natural resources to attract investment and development, said Nguyen Ba Thanh, Head of the Central Coastal Regional Coordination Board cum Head of the Central Internal Affairs Committee, said on March 22.

Loans tightened to prevent bubble

The State Bank of Vietnam has tightened lending for domestic real estate to avoid a bubble and encourage the flow of capital into manufacturing and agriculture.