SBV responds to US’s latest forex exchange report Business

SBV responds to US’s latest forex exchange report

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said it will continue coordinating with concerned Vietnamese ministries and agencies to communicate with the US regarding the US Department of Treasury’s latest report on macroeconomic and foreign exchange policies of major trading partners of the US.
Finance Ministry responds to Moody’s latest rating action Business

Finance Ministry responds to Moody’s latest rating action

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) on December 18 said Moody's Investors Service’s decision to confirm Vietnam’s rating at Ba3 but change the outlook to negative was not appropriate, given it is grounded on an isolated incident and does not adequately recognise the Vietnamese Government’s instituted policies and procedures to ensure smooth and timely debt repayment on government guaranteed borrowings.
PetroVietnam in need of investment capital Business

PetroVietnam in need of investment capital

Demand for investment capital at the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and its member units for 2018-20 is estimated to reach 620 trillion VND (26.7 billion USD), PetroVietnam Securities Inc (PSI) recently announced.
Remittances to HCM City expected to pick up 9 percent Business

Remittances to HCM City expected to pick up 9 percent

Remittances to Ho Chi Minh City are expected to reach some 5.3 billion USD in 2019, a year-on-year surge of 9 percent, despite unfavourable global financial and monetary market, according to Deputy Director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City branch Nguyen Hoang Minh.
Pork price pushes up November CPI Business

Pork price pushes up November CPI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of November increased by 0.96 percent compared to last month, the highest growth for November’s CPI in the last nine years.
Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry Business

Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) has said that Moody's Investors Service’s decision to place Vietnam’s Ba3 rating under review for downgrade due to delayed payments on an obligation of the Vietnamese Government was improper as the Government has never delayed meeting debt repayment obligations.