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Reference exchange rate up 13 VND at week’s beginning

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate on September 20 at 23,132 VND/USD, up 13 VND from the last working day of previous week (September 17).With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applicable to commer…

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Post-pandemic cooperation prospect of Vietnam, Hong Kong

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (China) jointly held a teleconference on post-pandemic economic recovery – Vietnam-Hong Kong partne…

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Power bill cut for 2.4 million customers in Hanoi amid COVID-19

The Hanoi Power Corporation under the Vietnam Electricity group (EVN Hanoi) has reduced power prices by more than 249.7 billion VND (10.96 million USD) in daily activities for 2.4 million consumers to ease difficulties caused by COVID-19.The firm also …

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Council for business cooperation in response to COVID-19 set up

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has signed a decision to officially establish a council for business cooperation in response to COVID-19, a special mechanism to connect companies and business associations with agencies and organisa…

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HCM City under pressure to reopen economy: municipal leader

Ho Chi Minh City is committed to enforcing vigilant pandemic prevention measures when it reopens the economy after months of strict lockdown measures, said a city leader.Speaking at a meeting with economic and medical experts last earlier this week, S…

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Finance Minister affirms State budget sufficiency

Finance Minister Ho Duc Phoc has affirmed that the State budget is enough for expenditures planned by the National Assembly (NA) and the Prime Minister.Answering reporters’ queries about the State budget situation amid the pandemic at present, Phoc sai…

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Tetra Pak expands investment in Vietnam

Tetra Pak has announced an additional investment of five million EUR in its 120 million EUR packaging material factory in southern Binh Duong province.The additional investment reaffirms its confidence in Vietnam’s economic rebound from the COVID-19 pa…

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