Bank stocks drag down VN-Index Business

Bank stocks drag down VN-Index

Shares declined on the two national stock exchanges on December 21, dragged by bank stocks, as investor sentiment remained unstable on the market outlook.
 Steel industry to grow, export pressures high Business

Steel industry to grow, export pressures high

The steel industry is expected to maintain its recent double-digit growth this year, helped by the recovery of the property market, but it will also face the pressure of trade defense instruments in import markets and competition from cheap steel.
Steel prices set for slight rise Business

Steel prices set for slight rise

Steel prices will remain stable on the domestic market this month but are expected to increase slightly soon, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
High consumption to raise steel prices Business

High consumption to raise steel prices

Domestic steel prices are expected to rise in the near future, thanks to increasing construction demand, the real estate market’s recovery and high consumption.
 Vietnam’s steel production surge in May Business

Vietnam’s steel production surge in May

Several steel products saw a surge in productivity in May. The bar and angle steel products showed the highest increase of 22.5 percent, following by rolled steel with 21 percent.
Steel shares rise, riding on high hopes Business

Steel shares rise, riding on high hopes

Shares of average-sized steel firms listed on the local market recovered, thanks to the expectation of positive business results from rising steel prices in the first quarter of 2016.
Steel prices surge ahead of tariffs Business

Steel prices surge ahead of tariffs

The domestic steel market has seen a price surge and hoarding before temporary safeguard measures recently imposed on two types of steel imports into the Southeast Asian country, experts said.
Hanoi's CPI falls in November Business

Hanoi's CPI falls in November

Hanoi’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell 0.3 percent in November due to lower petroleum prices, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.
Cement, steel sales on the rise Business

Cement, steel sales on the rise

Cement and steel consumption could rise 8 to 10 percent in the first half of 2014 against the same period last year, after declining in the past few years.