Macro economy rosy: national consultation council  Business

Macro economy rosy: national consultation council

Macroeconomic indexes have experienced positive changes over the last nine months, showing the effectiveness of Vietnam’s financial and monetary policies, according to the National Financial and Monetary Policy Consultation Council.
PM urges lower interest rates, stable taxes Business

PM urges lower interest rates, stable taxes

The Government has instructed corresponding administrative authorities to aim for a 0.5 percent decrease in lending interest rates from now until the end of 2017, while keeping taxes, fees and other charges unchanged, in order to propel the current disbursement rate in public spending and boost businesses’ productivity.
Macro economy remains stable in six months Business

Macro economy remains stable in six months

Vietnam’s macro economy remained stable in the first six months of 2017 while inflation was curbed so as to reach the national steering committee on price management’s yearly target of 4 percent.
Vietnam must be more competitive: report Business

Vietnam must be more competitive: report

Vietnam must continue to maintain stability, accelerate restructuring and improve the competitiveness of the economy in the face of ongoing global headwinds, members of a think-tank report.
Singapore loosens monetary policy ASEAN

Singapore loosens monetary policy

Singapore on April 14 announced that the country will loosen its monetary policy in an attempt to stimulate the country’s sluggish economy which has been forecast for slow growth this year.