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Seafood exports likely to rebound

Business

Seafood exports likely to rebound

Exports of Vietnam ’s main seafood staples such as “tra” fish and shrimp are projected to recover in the last months of this year in terms of both price and turnover, said the Information Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development.

Standard Chartered: Government fiscal stimulus package boosts economy

Business

Standard Chartered: Government fiscal stimulus package boosts economy

Vietnam’s government fiscal stimulus is having a positive impact on the economy, especially in light of the fact that 2009 is considered a year of great challenges, the Standard Chartered Bank’s analyst Tai Hui has said.

The impacts can be seen clearly as a number of sectors in the economy are showing signs of outperforming expectations, such as construction, transportation and communications, financial intermediation, and retail and wholesale trade.

Shrimp exports show recovery sign

Business

Shrimp exports show recovery sign

Shrimp exports increased sharply recently after a several month decline which started in early 2009, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors.

Vietnam’s exports to Brasil up 5.72 pct

Business

Vietnam’s exports to Brasil up 5.72 pct

Despite Brasil’s import being reduced under the influence of the global financial crisis, Vietnam ’s exports to the country in the first half of 2009 topped 80 million USD, a year-on-year increase of 5.72 percent.

Power utility struggles to match demand

Society

Power utility struggles to match demand

The State-run Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is considering ways to increase power supply since demand has surged due to the unseasonable and prolonged hot weather in most parts of the country.

Lending against securities up

Business

Lending against securities up

Outstanding loans against collateral in the form of securities or real estate in the first half of the year sharply increased over last year, according to a report from the State bank of Vietnam.