Salary increases in 2020 lowest in 10 years: survey Business

Salary increases in 2020 lowest in 10 years: survey

Salaries increased by 6.5 percent this year at multinational companies (MNCs) and 5.2 percent at Vietnamese companies, and are forecast to increase by 7 percent and 7.7 percent next year, according to the Talentnet – Mercer Total Remuneration Survey.
US-Cambodia trade hikes by 17 percent in eight months  World

US-Cambodia trade hikes by 17 percent in eight months

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has shared his pride over the growing bilateral trade between Cambodia and the US despite the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that two-way trade saw an annual hike of 17 percent in the first eight months of this year.
CPI up 0.66 percent in June Business

CPI up 0.66 percent in June

The June consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.66 percent month-on-month and 3.17 percent year-on-year but was down 0.59 percent against December 2019, the General Statistics Office reported on June 29.
Consumer goods abundant, prices stable Business

Consumer goods abundant, prices stable

Supermarkets in HCM City have worked with suppliers to ensure there is sufficient supply of goods at steady prices for the next two to three months, diminishing public fear of shortages.
Financial support still pie in the sky for supporting firms Business

Financial support still pie in the sky for supporting firms

Nine years after the issuance of a Government decision that set out preferential credit policies to provide more financial support for Vietnamese firms in the supporting industry, few have been able to make use of said policies, industry insiders have said.
Petrol prices slightly drop Business

Petrol prices slightly drop

The retail prices of petrol were slightly reduced starting 3.30pm on January 15, in the latest review by the ministries of Industry and Trade, and Finance.
Real estate retains second position in FDI attraction Business

Real estate retains second position in FDI attraction

Real estate remained the second biggest magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2019, following processing – manufacturing, as it attracted 3.88 billion USD of FDI, equivalent to 10.2 percent of the total registered.