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Vietnam Rubber Group to sell over 475 million shares to public
The Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) on January 18th announced information for its first initial public offering (IPO).
Agro-forestry-aquatic export hits USD36.3 billion in 2017
09:35 29/12/2017
Vietnam earned USD36.37 billion from exporting agro-forestry-aquatic products in 2017, setting a new record for the total turnover in a year and representing a year-on-year increase of 13 percent, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
2017 economic growth exceeds set target
09:29 29/12/2017
The gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2017 is estimated to expand by 6.81 percent, surpassing the Government’s set target of 6.7 percent.
Adjustment to Ho Chi Minh city’s metropolitan region plan approved
22:07 27/12/2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved adjustments to the plan for the construction of Ho Chi Minh city’s metropolitan region by 2030, with a vision to 2050.
Banking sector deals with VND70 trillion of bad debt
21:55 27/12/2017
The 2017 financial market overview report released by the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) on December 26th revealed that the banking sector dealt with VND70 trillion of bad debt for the whole year, a 40% rise from last year.
Deputy PM approves adjustments to inland container depot master plan
16:08 27/12/2017
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved adjustments to the master plan for Vietnam’s inland container depot development to 2020, with a vision to 2030.
State-owned enterprises gear up for equitisation
16:06 27/12/2017
The Vietnamese market will see more state-owned enterprises (SOEs) equitised in 2018, following the State’s divestment from the Sai Gon Beer Alcohol Berage Joint Stock Company (Sabeco) and Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk).
Vietnam Rubber Group’s equitisation plan approved
15:49 27/12/2017
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has approved an equitisation plan of the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG).
Investment in Central Highlands doubles
10:49 26/12/2017
According to the Central Highlands Steering Committee, the region has attracted more and more investment, which helps boost socio-economic development.
Switzerland imports over 50 percent shrimp from Vietnam
11:43 24/12/2017
During the 10-year period (2007-2016), Vietnam was consistently the largest shrimp supplier for Switzerland, accounting for over 50 percent of total Swiss shrimp imports.