Category Archives: Affairs

Banks play crucial role in fostering exports to EU: Workshop

Connectivity between banks, businesses, and farmers in value chains is essential for Vietnamese goods to enter the EU market, a workshop in Hanoi on November 20 heard.The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which came into force on August 1, has …

Quang Ninh redoubling efforts to maintain double-digit GRDP growth

The northern province of Quang Ninh is intensifying efforts to meet its socio-economic targets and keep its gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth in the double digits this year.It posted GRDP growth of 6.5 percent in the first nine months desp…

Binh Duong looks to attract more investment from RoK

A workshop on promoting investment from the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the southern province of Binh Duong was held in the form of an online conference on November 20.The workshop was jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee, the Becamex IDC …

Vietnam, US eye stronger trade ties

_ Vietnam and the US will step up the establishment of production chains and market connectivity to ensure balanced and sustainable development, a forum in HCM City on November 18 heard.The “Vietnam-US Trade Forum: 25 Years of Economic and Trade Relati…

Reference exchange rate kept unchanged on Nov. 19

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,164 VND per USD on November 19, unchanged from the previous day.With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,859 …

Vinh Phuc IPs lure nearly 300 million USD in FDI in 10 months

Industrial parks (IPs) in the northern province of Vinh Phuc attracted nearly 300 million USD in FDI in the first ten months of this year, equal to 80 percent of the year’s target.The sum included both new capital in 16 projects, and additional capital…

Reference exchange rate down 10 VND on November 17

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,174 VND per USD on November 17, down 10 VND from the previous day.With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,869…