Laos: six development goals for 2021-2025 outlined at party congress World

Laos: six development goals for 2021-2025 outlined at party congress

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith outlined six targets under the country’s Ninth Socio-economic Development Plan for 2021-2025 when addressing the ongoing 11th National Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) in Vientiane on January 13, according to the Vientiane Times.
Tien Giang eyes 3.25 billion USD in 2021 export revenue Business

Tien Giang eyes 3.25 billion USD in 2021 export revenue

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has set a target of earning 3.25 billion USD from exports in 2021, a year-on-year increase of 8.3 percent, according to Acting Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade Dang Van Tuan.
Central bank responds to US labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator Business

Central bank responds to US labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said on December 17 that its management of exchange rate in recent years, within the general framework of monetary policy, aims to achieve the consistent goal of controlling inflation and stabilising the macro-economy, not to create unfair competitive advantages in international trade.
Central bank extends credit growth limits Business

Central bank extends credit growth limits

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has extended the credit growth limits for the second time this year to some commercial banks, of which the highest level is up to 30 percent.