VN cashew exports approach new high
Viet Nam expects to gain US$2 billion from cashew exports this year, according to the Viet Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas).
Old technology obstructing coal production plans: official
The coal industry must invest VND18-19 trillion (US$857-$904 million) to complete production on schedule, according to Nguyen Van Bien, Deputy General Director of the Viet Nam National Coal-Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin).
Inflation is expected to dip lower next year, which could give the central bank room to cutback loan interest rates, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The number of Russian tourists arriving in Viet Nam is expected to decline at the beginning of 2015, due to the devaluation of the ruble in Russia.
Demand high for cheap homes
The northern Quang Ninh Province faces a large demand by low-income earners and workers for houses, as the total number of labourers is expected to reach 800,000 by 2020.
HCM City office space market remains stable: CBRE report
In the fourth quarter the HCM City office buildings market has remained stable with limited new supply in grades A and B in both the central business districts and elsewhere, according to property consultant CBRE.
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) will extend short-term foreign currency lending to exporters and petrol importers by one year, in a move to support these businesses, said SBV Governor Nguyen Thi Hong.
National carrier gets loan for new planes
Vietcombank will grant a credit loan of US$160 million to the national carrier Viet Nam Airlines (VNA) to buy aircraft next year.
Falling shares defy investor optimism
It was expected that shares would continue to rally following Thursday's gains, along with the overnight rise of global oil prices and important indexes, but the reverse has occurred.
The Netherlands' Damen Shipyards Group is expected to buy at least 70 per cent of the stakes of Song Cam Shipbuilding Joint Stock Company, reported VnExpress online.
The State Securities Commission (SSC) has reassured investors and asked them to not make hasty investments amidst the stock market turmoil of the past month.
FDI info system launched
FDI info system launched

Director o the Ministry ofPlanning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang spoke to Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper about how the new national information system for foreign investment would benefit investors.


HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.