Banking & Finance

Banking Supervision Agency to be upgraded

Banking Supervision Agency to be upgraded

Jun. 19 | The Banking Supervision Agency under the central bank has been upgraded to a general department, with more duties and rights as of August 1, according to a newly issued decision. Currently,... Read more »

Business

Made-in-Vietnam products showcased in Singapore

Made-in-Vietnam products showcased in Singapore

Jul. 17 | Many Vietnamese companies are introducing their products at the Singapore Gifts & Premiums Fair 2014, which is ongoing at Marina Bay Sands exhibition centre from July 16-18. Vietnam’s... Read more »

Industry

Hanoi, Vientiane step up agricultural cooperation

Hanoi, Vientiane step up agricultural cooperation

Jul. 2 | A conference discussing measures to promote forestry-agriculture links between the capital cities of Vietnam and Laos was held in Hanoi on June 30. During the event, Hanoi’s... Read more »

Investment

Samsung selects Vietnam as site for US$982 million facility

Samsung selects Vietnam as site for US$982 million facility

Jul. 17 | Samsung Electronics has select Vietnam over the Republic of Korea (RoK) as the location for a new factory to produce mobile phones, according to an article by editorial writer... Read more »

Japan Desk debuts in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

Jul. 2 | The working team’s tasks will be focused on enhancing coordination between local authorities in solving difficulties facing Japanese investors in Vietnam,promoting... Read more »

Markets

SBV to resume gold auctions if demand rises: paper

May. 16 | A representative of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in Ho Chi Minh City said on May 14 the central bank would inject gold into the market through auctions... Read more »
Foreign investors continue supporting Vietnamese market

Foreign investors continue supporting Vietnamese market

Jun. 9 | Vietnam’s business environment must be transparent and interactions between the State apparatus and socio-political organisations must be enhanced, adding that dialogue between... Read more »

Trade

Trade-economics – key pillar in Vietnam-Sweden ties

Trade-economics – key pillar in Vietnam-Sweden ties

Mar. 19 | Swedish Secretary of Foreign Affairs Frank Belfrage reiterated on March 18 that trade-economics has become an important pillar in Vietnam-Sweden relations over the past 45 years. While... Read more »

Society

China’s arrest of six Vietnamese fishermen under fire

China’s arrest of six Vietnamese fishermen under fire

Jul. 8 | The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VFS) has released a statement, strongly protesting against China’s recent apprehension of six Vietnamese fishermen and their boat. VFS vice president... Read more »

Statistics

Work begins on huge FDI projects

Work begins on huge FDI projects

Jun. 30 | The Manpower Group, for example, started recruiting manpower for the $9 billion petrochemical project in Nghi Son in Thanh Hoa province on June 26. The first workers hired will... Read more »

One year late, FDI projects may be revoked: new rules

Feb. 13 | The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MOPI) has announced the amended draft Investment Law to create a more favorable and transparent environment for... Read more »