Central bank warns of P2P lending Business

Central bank warns of P2P lending

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has warned local people and firms to consider carefully and be cautious before taking part in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending as there are many potential risks related to the service.
Technology drives Vietnam investment Business

Technology drives Vietnam investment

A Vietnam Report survey on the 500 most profitable companies in the country, which was announced this week, said most business insiders expect technology to remain the leader in attracting investment.
ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market World

ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) in the first half of 2018 gained 5.9 percent to 48.93 billion USD, making the bloc its second-largest export market.
Vietnam, Israel share experience in cyber security Sci-Tech

Vietnam, Israel share experience in cyber security

The Israeli Embassy in Vietnam and the Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) co-organised a symposium in Hanoi on July 31 to share experience in cyber security, attracting 11 leading firms in the field from Israel.
Initial margin ratio raised to reduce derivatives risks Business

Initial margin ratio raised to reduce derivatives risks

The Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) will apply a new minimum initial margin ratio of 13 percent from July 18 instead of the previous 10 percent for VN30 Index futures to avoid violations and ensure the security of the derivatives market.
Domestic steel consumption drops strongly from May Business

Domestic steel consumption drops strongly from May

Domestic consumption of steel in June dropped 14.9 percent compared to May to 1,794,193 tonnes and production output also fell 1.25 percent month on month to 2,058,445 tonnes, according to the Vietnam Steel Association.
Middle East- potential market for Vietnamese seafood Business

Middle East- potential market for Vietnamese seafood

he Middle East has recently been touted as a potential market for Vietnamese seafood exporters due to its rising demand for seafood products, high payment ability, and les strict product standards as compared to the EU, the US and Japan.
Singapore tightens monetary policy World

Singapore tightens monetary policy

Singapore has decided to tighten its monetary policy for the first time in six years as part of efforts to cope with risks of global trade tension, local authorities announced on April 13.
Vietnamese defence minister stresses importance of MCIS Politics

Vietnamese defence minister stresses importance of MCIS

The Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) has been an important forum contributing to maintaining and promoting peace, stability and security in Asia-Pacific and the world, said Vietnamese Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich.