Reforms should ease credit access

21/04/2018 22:32

More efforts should be made to boost administrative reform in the banking system to further facilitate access to credit for micro, small and medium enterprises.

Vietnam’s coal imports grow despite large reserves

19/04/2018 19:27

Despite its large reserves, Vietnam has to import a huge volume of coal in the 2016-2020 period, which began in 2017 and will see a sharp increase from 2020 to supply thermal power plants, according to a plan from the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin).

IMF forecasts Vietnam’s GDP to grow 6.6% in 2018

18/04/2018 21:20

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently forecast Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.6% this year and 6.5% the following year in a report “World Economic Outlook, April 2018”.

PM: High logistic costs place burden on businesses

16/04/2018 22:00

High logistics costs have become a major barrier for businesses and reduced the competitiveness of the national economy, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a national conference in Hanoi on April 16 to seek ways to reduce logistic expenses and improve transport connectivity.

PM orders tighter control of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

12/04/2018 14:45

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has required the State Bank of Vietnam (SVB), financial institutions, and other organisations providing payment brokerage services to intensify inspections and promptly report suspicious cryptocurrency transactions.