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Termed Land Ownership Has Become the Trend of the Market

Permanent Land Ownership though matches with the long term concept of Vietnamese but hinders the development of the real estate…

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Vietnam Slowly Moves up in High Tech Manufacturing Value Chain

The current account position reflects a dual and segmented economy. A competitive FDI manufacturing sector generates a large trade surplus…

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Vietnam’s Economy Remains Resilient to Rising Trade Tensions and Heightened Risks

Resilient growth. The economy remains resilient to date to rising trade tensions and heightened external risks, although the weaker external…

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Hanoi in the 1990s through the Lens of one Japanese

Recently, a big number of Vietnamese have been astonished and felt keen interest in the collections of photos and video…

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Ongoing Drought Holds Risks to Disrupt Agricultural Production in Many Provinces

Food costs moderated to 2.3% y-o-y, the lowest rate in a year, contributing 30% to the overall inflation. As the…

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Caution Needed When Vietnam Pursues Development Through Infrastructure Spending

Currently, two thirds of Vietnam’s infrastructure spending comes from public sources (World Bank, 21 February). Additional infrastructure spending from the…

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Vietnam Won the U.S.-China Trade War But Is Now in Trouble Itself

U.S. President Trump’s trade war has Peter Chang scrambling. Sixty components makers that supply Foxconn Technology Group and Samsung Electronics…

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New Infastructure Needed to Sustain Vietnam’s Fast Economic Growth

In addition to upgrading existing infrastructure, more investments into new infrastructure are required to sustain Vietnam’s fast economic growth and…

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Vietnam Needs USD 25bn Per Year for New Infastructure, HSBC Says

Push for infrastructure Vietnam has made infrastructure a priority in recent years, with infrastructure spending sustainably accounting for at least…

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Vietnam’s Saving Stays at 35% GDP, IMF Announces

The current account position reflects a dual and segmented economy. A competitive FDI manufacturing sector generates a large trade surplus…

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Vietnam’s ETF Holds Strong Upside Potential

According to ETF trends, The VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM) is up more than 11% this year and has been…

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Introduction of Basel II Requirements, Bank Recapitalization Help Vietnam Strengthen Banks

Resilient growth. The economy remains resilient to date to rising trade tensions and heightened external risks, although the weaker external…

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New Regulation Spurs Corporate Bond in Vietnam

According to the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), the value of corporate bonds issued in the first half of this year…

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Ha Long Bay Listed Top 10 Most Beautiful Sunrise Spots in the World

Ha Long Bay in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh has been listed among the world’s most beautiful sunrise spots…

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Vietnam Surged to be Among Top Three Innovators in South East Asia

Việt Nam has jumped three ranks on the 2019 Global Innovation Index (GII) to place 42nd out of 129 economies…

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Vietnam Lags Regional Competitors in Tourist Service and Air Transport Infastructure

Relative to the rest of developing Southeast Asia21, Vietnam’s strong inbound tourism growth has enabled it to capture a growing…

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More Transparency Needed in Asset Declarations to Fight Corruption, IMF Says

According to IMF in the latest report released in July, despite progress in recent years, additional efforts are needed to…

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Vietnam Gains Achievements in Fiscal Achivement and Public Investment Management

Despite progress in recent years, additional efforts are needed to improve governance and fight corruption. Priorities reflect recommendations of IMF…

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Private Sector Moves Up the Ladder in Vietnam’s Business Environment

Vietnam is committed to private sector-led growth and is emphasizing the state’s enabling function over public production: regulatory quality and…

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Tighter Bank Credit Helps to Accelerate the Development of Capital Markets

Aggregate and bank-by-bank limits on credit growth are a key plank of SBV’s monetary framework. Excessive credit growth and low…

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Vietnam’s Significant Fiscal Consolidation Produces Good Results

According to the latest estimates from IMF, Vietnam has implemented significant fiscal consolidation, strictly limiting the issuance of government guarantees…

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Downside Risks to Vietnam’s Economy Rise, IMF says

Extensive market reforms since the dawn of the doi moi era in 1986, and strict commitment to macroeconomic stability more…

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IMF Commenced Vietnam to Further Improve Tax Policy and Administration

In the latest report released on July 16th, IMF gave out some predictions on Vietnam economy and some policy recommendations….

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IMF Predicts Vietnam’s Economy Has Soft Landing in 2019

Recently, International Monetary Fund (IMF) released the report in which it gave out some recommendations for Vietnamese policymakers. According to…

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Japanese or South Korean Investors Likely to Buy Stake in MBBank

Part of Vietnam’s government’s stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a Vietnamese lender, is going to be sold. MBBank’s…

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Daily Spending of International Visitors to Vietnam Stagnant for Many Years

Most top source markets recorded robust double-digit growth rates in the range of 10-20 percent between 2015 and 2018, but…

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Vietnam Lags Regional Competitors in Tourist Services and Air Transport Infastructure

Vietnam’s growing regional market share appears to reflect, in part, recent improvements to various dimensions of its tourism competitiveness. The…

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Vietnamese Banks Go Offshore for Finance to Meet Basel II

In recent months, the trend of mobilizing more capital to meet the requirements of Basel II is surging in Vietnamese…

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Vietnamese Banks to Issue Offshore Regulatory Capital; Risk Profiles Vary

Fitch Ratings expects Vietnamese banks to seek offshore capital to satisfy the country’s upcoming Basel II regulations, with media reports…

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International Visitors Bring in Significant Inflow of Foreign Income

The rapid increase in international visitors to Vietnam has brought a significant net inflow of foreign income into the country….

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