Petrol prices cut to four-year low
The national retail petrol prices yesterday were slashed by VND2,058 (US$0.09) per litre, the Viet Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) said.
Credit expected to rise in 2015 with help from agriculture sector
Credit growth next year is targeted to reach 13–15 per cent, State Bank of Viet Nam's Credit Department Director Nguyen Tien Dong told Thoi Bao Kinh Doanh (Business Times).
Japanese oil company signs MoU with eye on refinery
A memorandum of understanding was signed between JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp and the Viet Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) late last week in Ha Noi.
Viet Nam-India trade rises above $5b target
The Viet Nam-India bilateral trade turnover in the first 11 months of the year reached US$5.15 billion, posting an 8.37 per cent year-on-year increase.
Dong Nai exports exceed target
The southern province of Dong Nai reported a record export value of more than US$13 billion in 2014, surpassing its target by $500 million and posting a 19 per cent year-on-year increase.
Scarcity drives up prices for Tet treats
The supply of speciality fruits in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls in mid-February, will be scarce because unfavourable weather has affected output, according to farmers.
VN sees trade deficit in first half of December
Viet Nam recorded a trade deficit of more than US$474 million in the first half of December.
Stocks soar on petrol price cut
Stocks rose steadily yesterday on the two exchanges following a record reduction in petrol prices. This is the 13th cut so far this year.
Auto showroom opens in Lam Dong
Truong Hai Automobile Company (Thaco) held a groundbreaking ceremony for a trade centre and auto showroom in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong's Bao Loc City last week.
Poultry processor built in Long An
A poultry factory opened in southern Long An province's Duc Hoa District last Saturday.
Generator firm expands VN presence
The US-based Cummins Power Generation (CPG) recently signed a contract with Viet Nam's Truong Loc and Nguyen Huy companies to provide electric generators and energy solutions for the Vietnamese market.
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.

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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 3    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.