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Petrol price falls slightly
The prices of RON 92 petrol and bio-fuel E5 fell by VND124 and VND97 per litre, respectively, as from 16h55 on October 20th.
Inflation in 2017 likely to stay below 4 percent: Experts
11:40 21/10/2017
Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in September rose 0.59 percent, the highest level in 10 months except for August due to increasing tuition fees. However, experts said that inflation in the whole year will stand below 4 percent as such administrative changes that can be controlled.
Quang Ngai told to identify strengths to attract investment
11:37 21/10/2017
The central province of Quang Ngai should specify its strong sectors and products so as to devise an appropriate investment attraction strategy, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said at the province’s investment promotion conference on October 20th.
Vietnam, Australia sign MoU on financial cooperation
11:36 21/10/2017
Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) and The Treasury of Australia will step up financial cooperation as per stipulated in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by Minister Dinh Tien Dung and Treasurer Scott John Morrison.
Salt price increases, middlemen benefit
11:33 21/10/2017
The price of salt has risen this year but middlemen, rather than farmers, have benefited.
Reference exchange rate down by VND3
11:27 21/10/2017
The State Bank of Vietnam set its reference VND/USD exchange rate at 22,459 VND/USD on the morning of October 20th, down by VND3 from a day ago.
Prime Minister lays out tasks for FTA implementation
11:16 21/10/2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has set facilitating business and export activities as an urgent task to realise free trade agreements (FTAs) Vietnam has signed.
Top 50 IT firms of Vietnam earn over USD930 million in revenue
22:50 19/10/2017
The top 50 information technology (IT) companies of Vietnam in 2017 has total revenue of over VND20.67 trillion (USD936 million) and employ over 35,500 people, according to the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA).
Hanoi works to attract more investment
10:40 15/10/2017
Hanoi hopes to attract USD110 billion in an investment capital in the next few years to boost its growth. Hanoi is working hard to improve its investment environment because the state budget can only supply fifth of what the city needs.
Hanoi rolls out socio-economic tasks for remaining months
10:33 14/10/2017
The Hanoi Party Committee (16th tenure) convened its tenth meeting on October 13th to review the city’s socio-economic performance during January-September and put forth measures to fulfill targets set for the remaining months of this year and the next years.