Forex reserves hit $37 billion
The country's foreign exchange reserves excluding gold have been increasing continuously, reaching US$37 billion by the end of July, Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam Nguyen Van Binh said.
IIP rises 9.9% in seven months
Viet Nam's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) posted 9.9 per cent year-on-year increase in the first seven months of the year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) yesterday.
Footwear exports make big gains
Vietnamese footwear exports rose 21.2 per cent against the same period last year to more than US$5.85 billion for the first six months of the year, the General Department of Customs reported.
Kazakhstan trade likely to bloom
A full picture of the Kazakhstani market and its business opportunities was unveiled at a forum held in Ha Noi yesterday.
Farm sector catalyst for change
The agriculture and rural development sector would promote restructuring of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and withdrawal of capital from non-core business in the second half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Quang Nam starts clothing factories
Two companies with Korean investment – Panko Tam Thang and Duck San Vina – began constructing their garment projects in the provincial Tam Ky City's Tam Thang Industrial Zone (IZ) yesterday.
VN registered businesses decrease in number, scale
The scale of Vietnamese businesses have decreased with the average registered capital of a newly-established firm till July this year being VND6.2 billion (US$284,400), reducing 0.2 per cent over the same period last year.
Mid-cap shares buoy VN Index as blue chips slump
Many mid-cap shares hit the ceiling yesterday afternoon, rescuing the VN-Index from another fall, but liquidity continued to slide as buying power in blue chips weakened.
DGW announces IPO price for August debut
Digiworld Corp (Digiworld), the IT product distributor, has announced that its initial public offering (IPO) will be held on August 3 at the HCM Stock Exchange with the code DGW.
Bond issuance raises concerns
Securities firms have been issuing bonds to increase their capital in an attempt to prepare for new opportunities in the local stock market, online newspaper stockbiz.vn reported on Tuesday.
Mekong Delta to boost tra fish production, consumption
Government agencies have been asked to help farmers identify the most desirable tra fish products in local and overseas markets, in an aim to increase production and consumption.
Investors turn away as gold loses its sheen
Investors turn away as gold loses its sheen

Do not tough gold" is advice that many experts are giving Vietnamese investors amid a relentless fall in the prices of the metal both here and globally.

Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers
Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers

Only 10 per cent out of 41 Vietnamese suppliers has directly participated in the production chain of Samsung Electronics Viet Nam (SEV).

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".