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Credit growth reported at 9.06 percent in six months
Vietnam posted a credit growth rate of 9.06 percent as of June 30 compared to the end of last year, which did not pressure interest rates, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung said on July 21st.
Investment into Ho Chi Minh city’s export processing and industrial zones sharply increases
16:33 18/07/2017
As of June, export processing and industrial zones in Ho Chi Minh city had attracted USD384 million in investment this year, a year-on-year increase of 39.36%, the Ho Chi Minh city Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) has reported.
Hanoi sets up four new industrial clusters
16:13 18/07/2017
The Hanoi People’s Committee has issued decisions establishing four new industrial clusters in Quoc Oai, Hoai Duc, Dong Anh and Thach That districts.
Vietcombank to open subsidiary in Laos
16:56 17/07/2017
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has allowed the Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) to establish a 100 percent owned subsidiary bank in Laos.
6 months: Viettel’s overseas markets pocket nearly VND1,000 billion
15:55 17/07/2017
(CPV) - In the first six months of 2017, pre-tax profit of Viettel’s overseas markets reached nearly VND1,000 billion (around USD41.2 million), an increase of 155.7% compared to the same period last year.
HCM city’s IPs draw 384 million USD in investment
10:50 16/07/2017
Export processing zones and industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh city attracted about USD384 million in investment in the first six months of 2017, up 39 percent year on year, including nearly USD160 million of foreign investment, a rise of 24 percent.
Thua Thien-Hue achieves GDP growth of 7.44% in first half
15:40 15/07/2017
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue recorded a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 7.44 percent in the first half of 2017, much higher than the figure of 5.8 percent in the same period last year.
State to divest capital from Sabeco, Habeco via open tenders
10:53 15/07/2017
The State will divest its capital in the Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) and the Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Joint Stock Corporation (Habeco) through open tenders.
Dak Lak strives to achieve coffee export turnover of USD600-650 million by 2020
18:19 14/07/2017
(CPV) - The sustainable coffee development project of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak by 2020, with an orientation to 2030, has been approved by the provincial People’s Council.
Southern city to organize safe agricultural products fair
18:03 14/07/2017
The Ho Chi Minh city Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has received approval to pilot a fair for safe agricultural products at Le Van Tam park, District 1.