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Vietnam’s spending deficit sees sharp fall in eight months of 2017

Vietnam’s 2017 spending deficit as of August 15 fell by 63.8% from the same period of 2016, which the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) attributed to improved revenues from oil and export activities. Official data showed that the government revenues reached almost VND707 trillion (US$ 31.1 billion), up 17%, while spending was estimated at VND747 […]

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 […]

Superior quality rice yields hope for Vietnamese farmers

Experts at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City urged Vietnam agriculture to move away from high-yield to superior quality rice varieties to best compete with other rice exporters in the Asian region such as India and Thailand. The European Union will offer the Vietnamese rice segment import duty-free tariff rate on increased quotas […]

Vietnam market to maintain upward trend in September 2017

It’s expected to be a strong September on the local stock market, as investors are maintaining confidence after positive economic data in August and a period of prolonged net buying by foreign traders. The VN-Index on the HCM Stock Exchange increased 2.2 per cent last week, with gains in four out of total five sessions. […]

New regulations on import and export in Vietnam

The Ministry of Finance has held a meeting to introduce changes in the list of Việt Nam’s export and import goods as per Circular No 65/2017 / TT-BTC. The new circular will take effect from January 1 next year. At the meeting on Friday, Đào Thu Hương, Deputy General Director of the General Department of […]

Vietnam to see cut throat competition in petroleum market

Formerly a country that exported crude oil at low prices, Vietnam now produces petroleum products which can satisfy half of domestic demand. Vietnam’s oil refining industry is built based on two huge projects capitalized at multi-billion dollars – Dung Quat Oil Refinery and Nghi Son Petrochemical & Oil Refinery Complex. In 2009, the $3 billion […]

ROK poised to increase market share in Vietnam drug market

The Vietnam government issued new a new law effective July 1, 2017 that dramatically alters foreign sector involvement in activities of the pharmaceutical segment of the country’s economy. At recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Ministry of Health officials discussed key aspects of the law, noting its implications for the domestic pharma segment and […]

The three biggest risks in doing business in Vietnam

Injecting money in non-core business fields, experimenting in real estate projects, and having a bad financial foundation are the three most significant risks facing the business environment in Vietnam, according to Le Xuan Nghia, a respected economist, and six other businessmen who declined to be named. vietnam economy, business news, vn news, vietnamnet bridge, english […]

Vinalines to cut seaport stake

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) has proposed to reduce its stake in many strategic seaports. Accordingly, the country’s largest shipping company will reduce its stake in northern Hai Phong Port from the current 92.56% to 65% and in central Da Nang Port from 75% to 65%. Its stake of 80.9% and 99.05% at the […]

Hai Phong told to revise fee collection

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the Ministry of Finance and Hai Phong city to strictly follow the PM’s instruction on reviewing fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at ports in the city. The Government Office has sent Document 9014/VPCP–KTTH to the city’s People’s Committee to convey the Prime Minister’s […]