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MOF proposes three solutions for tax on houses

January 21, 2010
MOF proposes three solutions for tax on houses

LookAtVietnam – The Ministry of Finance still has not decided whether to tax houses or let them be exempt. As a result, it is collecting public opinion for the Housing Tax Bill before submitting it to the Government. Following previous times when they have put the housing tax plan on the table at National Assembly’s meetings [...]

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Interbank market cooling, interest rates decline

January 18, 2010
Interbank market cooling, interest rates decline

The interbank interest rate last week saw interest rates on all kinds of loans decrease by 0.07-2.23 percent, following previous week’s interest rate decrease trend. For the second consecutive week, the interbank interest rate decreased considerably. Interest rates of overnight and one week loans, which are the most popular, dropped sharply by 2.23 percent and [...]

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White leg shrimp – a seafood star

January 7, 2010
White leg shrimp – a seafood star

LookAtVietnam – Since 2008, MARD has allowed farmers to breed white leg shrimps on a large scale after a period of prohibition. It has proved to be a wise move. Over the last 10 years, shrimp has been a key seafood export item for Vietnam. Shrimp exports still represent 50 percent of the total seafood [...]

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Assistance and responsibilities for Vietnam

January 4, 2010
Assistance and responsibilities for Vietnam

International donors have committed a record figure of official assistance development (ODA) for Vietnam in 2010 – US$8 billion. PM Nguyen Tan Dung and the two co-chair people of the Consultative Group Meeting 2009, the Minister of Planning and Investment Vo Hong Phuc and the WB’s Director in Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa. Development aid increases Japan and UK [...]

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Hanoi posts capital gains

January 2, 2010
Hanoi posts capital gains

Hanoi is expected to reach a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.7 percent in 2009. The capital’s economic structure has shifted towards services and industry, with 52.3 percent devoted to services, 41.4 percent industry and construction and 6.3 percent agriculture in 2009. (The 2008 economic structure was 52.1 percent services, 41.4 percent industry and [...]

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Stock market review 2009

December 29, 2009
Stock market review 2009

The VN Index continuously broke records. This and  more have been cited as the outstanding features of the stock market in 2009. Hanoi Stock Exchange celebrates its 1000th trading sessionVN Index breaks a lot of records Due to the 2008 financial storm and the tightened monetary policy, the stock market fell sharply in the first months [...]

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Regulation seeks to improve commercial bank governance

December 23, 2009
Regulation seeks to improve commercial bank governance

Government Decree No 59/2009/ND-CP was issued on July 16 and took effect on September 15, replacing Decree No 49/2000/ND-CP on the organisation . . . Decree No 59 gathers together into a single decree provisions on legal representatives, internal rules, bank inspections, organisation of bank management, and commercial bank operations, as well as special provisions [...]

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Foreign banks reap fat profits in 2009

December 17, 2009
Foreign banks reap fat profits in 2009

LookAtVietnam – Foreign credit institutions in Vietnam reportedly expect high profits for 2009 and have seen high asset growth rates.  According to the State Bank of Vietnam in 2009 foreign credit institutions have all had  satisfactory business results, especially in terms of profit, total asset increase, capital mobilization and credit growth. A representative of the State [...]

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Float glass case: two against 100

December 17, 2009
Float glass case: two against 100

VietNamNet Bridge – A safeguards investigation of float glass imports has sparked a debate between the two domestic makers which propose tariff ‘safeguards’ and 100 importers. Are imports threatening domestic production? Vietnam’s two big makers of float glass (the flat glass that’s used in windows) think they’re in danger of being put out of business by [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...