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.
Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months Business

Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) said the total export value of textiles, fiber, and cloth reached 25.7 billion USD in the first eight months of the year, up 8.6 percent year on year, including 60.6 percent from foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises.
Vietnam, Cambodia’s central banks look to foster partnership Business

Vietnam, Cambodia’s central banks look to foster partnership

Leaders of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) met in Phnom Penh on September 16 at an annual conference to share experience in macro-economy management, especially in finance-banking, and seek ways to strengthen cooperation in personnel training.
 Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age Business

Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age

Business leaders and economic experts discussed how an open economy like Vietnam should deal with risks and impacts in the wake of international economic and technological upheavals at a business forum themed “Navigating the digital age” held by Forbes Vietnam in HCM City on August 15.
China's prolonged falling yuan may harm Vietnam's trade Business

China's prolonged falling yuan may harm Vietnam's trade

China’s yuan (renminbi) has remained above the sensitive level of seven to the US currency for the last three days, hinting that trade friction between the US and China is entering a dangerous phase. The escalating tension between the two world powers is predicted to have negative impacts on Vietnam’s trade in the short term.
Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM Business

Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM

A CPI rise at three-year low during the first half of 2019 has greatly helped stabilise the macro-economy, promote economic growth and leave much room for inflation control for the remaining of the year, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019 Business

Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will continue to follow a pro-active, flexible and cautious monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation, sustain the macro-economy and support economic growth in the second half of this year.