Vietnam would be the main beneficiary of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement with its exports and wages increasing and its business climate improving, experts said at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City Wednesday. Continue reading “Vietnam Economic News: Free trade deal with EU a boost for Vietnam economy” »
Vietnam’s economy is ending the year with some positive signs after it posted its lowest growth rate last year in more than a decade.
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Vietnam pledged to boost “political trust” with China during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit, as the two Communist countries focus on building economic ties and calming territorial tensions.
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HANOI—Vietnam and China have extended an agreement to jointly explore for oil and gas in the Gulf of Tonkin until 2016 and significantly expanded the area involved despite tensions between the two countries over large areas of the South China Sea they both claim.
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The rumor that Vietnam will replace the current currency with a new one and issue banknotes with a new face value is a false one, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Dao Minh Tu announced Monday.
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Vietnam stocks surged, driving the benchmark index to a two-year high on mounting speculation the central bank will cut interest rates to spur economic growth.
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Vietnam will set up a debt asset management company this month as it steps up efforts to tackle bad debt in banks that curbed lending and dragged economic growth to its slowest pace since 1999.
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Vietnam’s three-year bonds rose, pushing the yield to the lowest level since June, on speculation demand from banks will increase before next month’s Lunar New Year holiday. The dong was steady.
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