Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders Business

Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Kevin McAllister, Executive Vice President of the US’s Boeing Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, in Hanoi on February 27.
Reference exchange rate up 14 VND Business

Reference exchange rate up 14 VND

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 22,915 VND per USD on February 15, up 14 VND from the previous day (February 14).
Selling shares to foreign investors, VCB’s charter capital up Business

Selling shares to foreign investors, VCB’s charter capital up

The charter capital of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has risen by 3 percent to 37.1 trillion VND (1.6 billion USD) after its recent sale of more shares to two strategic investors - the Singaporean investment fund GIC Private Limited (GIC) and Japan’s Mizuho Bank.
Over 6 billion USD purchased to raise forex reserves Business

Over 6 billion USD purchased to raise forex reserves

The country net purchased over 6 billion USD in 2018 to raise its foreign exchange reserves, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) reported at a meeting in Hanoi on January 9 to launch tasks for the banking sector this year.