October 12, 2022 | 14:17
Selling foreign currency reserves in nominal terms will help calm the forex market in the face of volatile market swings driven by sentiment, say analysts.
October 05, 2022 | 16:26
Against fluctuations in the global political and economic situation, UOB raised the full-year GDP growth forecast for Vietnam to 8.2 per cent.
November 26, 2021 | 10:00
Government bonds may be a good measure to mobilise funds for the economic recovery plan. However, businesses may find it difficult to borrow capital in foreign currency from banks.
December 31, 2020 | 15:00
Despite a decline in state budget revenue, remittances, and foreign direct investment, Vietnam is expected to see positive growth with a surplus in current account this year thanks to a rise in export turnover and foreign currency reserves.
January 04, 2020 | 12:06
The central bank did a smart job of controlling the money supply and the interest rate while driving inflation to the lowest level in three years.
July 19, 2019 | 14:47
Enterprises can borrow money in Vietnamese dong (VND) and then purchase foreign currency for payment when they need the capital to import input materials, say commercial banks.
January 03, 2019 | 10:40
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a circular to allow credit institutions and foreign bank branches to extend loans in foreign currencies to some borrowers in 2019, rather than cutting them off at the end of last year as planned.
August 14, 2018 | 21:17
Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) Le Minh Hung has recently directed the entire banking industry to strictly control foreign currency lending to better minimise dollar speculation and fight against dollarisation in the economy.
February 25, 2013 | 09:05
State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Governor Nguyen Van Binh has said exchange rates in 2013 will be adjusted in accordance with market practices.
January 08, 2013 | 15:47
The forex market last year enjoyed a sense of stability due to economic factors that are expected to continue in 2013.
November 12, 2012 | 11:00
Vietnam’s booming coffee exports have hit a new record value of $3.3 billion for the 2011/2012 crop, confirming the country’s standing as the world’s second biggest coffee exporter after Brazil.
October 20, 2012 | 12:56
Industry insiders are biting into the year-end exchange rate and foreign currency credit situation.
October 11, 2012 | 09:11
Several banks have yet to mobilize enough gold to settle their contracts before gold lending and mobilization get banned from November 25, raising a question whether gold import should be allowed now. But experts are greatly at odds over the question.
March 25, 2012 | 23:30
The State Bank should consider issuing bills or bonds in USD, instead of VND to increase forex reserves or paying off overseas debts and encouraging direct and indirect foreign investment
- Vu Thanh Tu Anh - Head of research at the Fulbright Economics Teaching Programme
November 30, 2011 | 11:00
The legal framework for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Vietnam has been gradually enhanced in the context of the tremendous increase in both value and volume of M&A deals for recent years.