Interest rates remain at lowest levels Business

Interest rates remain at lowest levels

Though some banks increased their deposit interest rates early this month, it is not a common trend and the rate currently is still at the lowest level it has been in many years.
US not impose tariff or sanction on Vietnam’s exports Business

US not impose tariff or sanction on Vietnam’s exports

The US Trade Representative (USTR), in its report released on January 15 on findings in the Section 301 investigation of Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to currency valuation, did not mention or recommend the imposition of tariff or any sanction measures on Vietnam’s exports, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said on January 16.
Vietnamese Ambassador to US talks with Congressman Politics

Vietnamese Ambassador to US talks with Congressman

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc has held a phone talk with Congressman Ted Yoho, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation (116th tenure), on the occasion of his office at the House of Representatives ending.
Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19 Business

Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19

Though COVID-19 has sent the global economy into one of its worst recessions ever, Vietnam posted GDP growth of 2.91 percent in 2020 thanks to its solid control of outbreaks and timely support to both enterprises and local people.
Vietnamese, US officials talk economic, trade issues Business

Vietnamese, US officials talk economic, trade issues

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, who is also Chairman of the Vietnam - US Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council, has held phone talks with US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to discuss bilateral economic and trade issues.
Thai economy battered by new wave of COVID-19 World

Thai economy battered by new wave of COVID-19

Thailand’s GDP growth could drop below the 3.2 percent baseline projection due to lower foreign arrivals amidst uncertainty regarding COVID-19 vaccine efficiency, and reduced fiscal stimulus, according to the latest minute from the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).
Vietnam, US foreign ministers agree to boost ties Politics

Vietnam, US foreign ministers agree to boost ties

The foreign ministers of Vietnam and the US have pledged to enhance cooperation between the two countries on the basis of respecting independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political regime of each other.
Labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator is groundless: Experts Business

Labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator is groundless: Experts

The US Treasury Department’s labelling of Vietnam as a currency manipulator is groundless and certainly significantly affects the psychology of the Vietnamese business community, especially those operating in the import and export field, according to Hoang Quang Phong, Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).