FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow ASEAN

FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow

The Vietnamese Government has issued a decree on Vietnam’s special preferential import tariffs for the implementation of the ASEAN-Hong Kong (China) Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) in the 2019-2020.
HCM City sets development goals for 2020 Business

HCM City sets development goals for 2020

This year, Ho Chi Minh City will continue to restructure the economy, improve competitiveness and labour productivity, and meet the city’s State budget target as set by the Government.
Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020 Business

Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020

A report by securities firm SSI on the financial and monetary market says deposit interest rates are likely to be cut by 0.5- 1 percentage point this year, and lending interest rates would also be cut by at least 0.5 percentage points as required by the Government.
Customs contributes record to State budget Business

Customs contributes record to State budget

Vietnam's customs department contributed a record 348 trillion VND (15 billion USD) to the State budget from the collection of import and export taxes in 2019, according to the General Department of Customs.
HNX approves listing of IDICO Business

HNX approves listing of IDICO

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) has approved the listing of 192 million shares by the Vietnam Urban and Industrial Zone Development Investment Corporation (IDICO) on the HNX, under the code IDC.