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Vietnam to build customs bond system

The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) will help Viet Nam to establish a customs bond system – part of the country’s efforts to modernize and reform administrative procedures relating to import and export. The GATF and the Viet Nam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) launched their joint project on customs bond last Friday, aimed at […]

Vietnam’s eight-month credit growth rate touches 11.5%

Credit growth rate in the first eight months of 2017 has been estimated at 11.5% compared to the end of 2016, the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) reported. As per the report, this figure is 1.3 percentage points higher than the first eight months of 2016. Short-term loans rose by 14.1%, accounting for 45.9% of […]

Techcombank to sell 500 million shares in two phases

Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) will put 500 million shares on sale in two phases. According to newswire CafeLand, in the first phase, Techcombank will issue 70 million shares at the initial price of VND30,000 ($1.32) apiece. The sale is expected to take place between September and October or when the bank […]

For an ASEAN economy of integration, high growth and sustainable development

2017 marks a significant milestone in the development process of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as the bloc celebrates its 50th founding anniversary. From a region divided by differing political stances, ASEAN has since become a unified bloc of solidarity, close bonds and friendship, with the participation of 10 countries in the region, […]

Vietnam’s Five-Year Yield Falls to Two-Month Low on Bank Buying

Vietnam’s benchmark five-year bonds rose, sending the yield to a two-month low, on speculation banks bought the notes amid a slowdown in credit growth. The dong was steady. The value of outstanding loans in Vietnam may grow 5 percent this year, Central Bank Governor Nguyen Van Binh said in a televised address to the National Assembly in Hanoi yesterday, lagging behind a 14.4 percent increase in 2011, according to government data. Banks have bought 183 trillion dong ($8.87 billion) of government bonds this year, “a lot more” than in previous years, Binh said. The yield on the benchmark notes fell eight basis…

Gold to Gain to $2,000 on Money Printing, Deutsche Bank Says

Gold will probably rally to a record above $2,000 an ounce next year as central banks ramp up stimulus to sustain the recovery, according to Raymond Key, London-based global head of metals trading at Deutsche Bank AG. “We’ll take out $2,000, we’ll go higher,” Key said in an interview in Hong Kong, where he attended […]

Phu Quoc Island Determined to Become Special Economic-Administrative Zone

Kien Giang has proposed recommendations to the Government on the application of mechanisms and policies with a view to turning Phu Quoc Island into a centrally-run, special economic-administrative zone by 2020. The province has submitted its proposal to the Prime Minister to request the Politburo to issue a resolution on the development of Phu Quoc Island as to 2020. For sectoral development planning, focus will be laid on review and amendment of the planning to make it responsive to the master planning approved by the Prime Minister. Also, the province will be entitled to flexible mechanism, which allows adjustment of…

VND1.5Tln Government Bonds Are Sold Via Auctions Last Week: BVSC

VND1.5 trillion worth of government bonds were sold out of VND4 trillion auctioned volume in the previous week, the local newswire Gafin.vn reported, citing data from BaoViet Securities Company (BVSC). The State Treasury of Vietnam sold out VND1 trillion 2-year government debts at fixing of 9.5%, down 0.2% from the previous auction. The bid-to-cover ratio was 4.7. The Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) also managed to sell VND400 2-year bonds at 10.5% and VND100 3-year debts at 10.6%. Meanwhile, the Vietnam Bank for Social Policy (VBSP) failed to sell any bonds in its auction. The bid-to-cover ratio…

Vietnam Banks Poised To Lend More As Year-End Approaches

HCM CITY (VNS) — Commercial banks in HCM City are preparing large volumes of capital to meet the demand for loans in the last few months of the year. To attract customers, the banks are offering flexible lending policies and low interest rates. Nguyen Hoang Minh, deputy director of the State Bank of Viet Nam’s branch in HCM City, said that in the first 10 months of the year, banks had a credit growth rate of only 2.2 per cent from the end of 2011. Credit growth rate is expected to reach 5 – 6 per…

Vietnam Ministry In Talks For Foreign Loans

The Ministry of Finance is now in talks with foreign creditors over 22 credit agreements, and the amount having been tentatively approved in such loan agreements has reached some US$2.6 billion as of now, the ministry said. In a press statement on Monday, the ministry said that the loans are to replenish capital sources used […]