Can Tho city woos Japanese investors Business

Can Tho city woos Japanese investors

Japan Desk, which serves as a bridge between Japanese businesses in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and local authorities, made its debut at the 59th Asia Business Conference in the city on November 4.
Cotton Day connects Vietnam, US firms Business

Cotton Day connects Vietnam, US firms

The Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association (VITAS) and the US Cotton Council International (CCI) recently held the Cotton Day in Ho Chi Minh City to help Vietnamese apparel businesses to approach the US market.
 Rubber exports surge in first eight months Business

Rubber exports surge in first eight months

Vietnam earned 1.38 billion USD from exporting more than 800,000 tonnes of rubber in the first eight months of 2017, year-on-year rise of 54.1 percent in value and 12.8 percent in volume.
SBV demands strict compliance with credit rate regulations Business

SBV demands strict compliance with credit rate regulations

The latest instructions from Le Minh Hung, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), require credit institutions and commercial banks in Vietnam to strictly comply with the SBV’s regulations on mobilising capital in foreign currencies and not offer interest rates exceeding the ceiling levels.
PM urges lower interest rates, stable taxes Business

PM urges lower interest rates, stable taxes

The Government has instructed corresponding administrative authorities to aim for a 0.5 percent decrease in lending interest rates from now until the end of 2017, while keeping taxes, fees and other charges unchanged, in order to propel the current disbursement rate in public spending and boost businesses’ productivity.