Economic highlights – August 22-28

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VGP - More localities pledging to create favorable business climate, Viet Nam becoming hot spot in world investment map, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August slightly increasing and foreign arrivals to Viet Nam seeing double-digit growth are economic highlights from August 22-28.

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India seeks gateway to ASEAN

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India seeks gateway to ASEAN

Indian business leaders see strong potential to develop trade and investment ties with Cambodia given its liberal investment climate and strong record of economic growth, and many recognise the Kingdom as a potential link in their quest to access ASEAN’s 600-million-strong consumer market, trade representatives from both countries said this week.

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Aeon Mall a no-go zone for real estate events

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Aeon Mall a no-go zone for real estate events

After a surge in property-related events by various real estate developers at Aeon Mall’s Daylight Plaza, the centre’s management team is now holding off on requests from developers.

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CPI in August slightly increases

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CPI in August slightly increases

VGP – The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August rose 0.1% against the previous month and witnessed a year-on-year increase of 2.57%, the lowest figure recoded over the recent 10 years, according to the General Statistics Office on August 24.

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August CPI record 7-month lowest rise

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August CPI record 7-month lowest rise

Vietnam’s August consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.1% against July, up 2.58% over the same period last year, posting the lowest increase since February this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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All calm before the next M&A storm

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All calm before the next M&A storm

The banking and finance sector has seen a multitude of deals taking place in various circumstances over the past years, covering all ends of the spectrum: voluntary and mandatory merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, large and small-scale alike. However, the M&A market seems to have stalled at the outset of 2016, bringing a spell of heavy silence over the previous crescendo of forward march.

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Prudential Finance receives Excellent Performance Award from Vietnam cbank

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Prudential Finance receives Excellent Performance Award from Vietnam cbank

Prudential Vietnam Finance Company (Prudential Finance) has received the “Excellent Performance” 2015 Award presented by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) for the second straight year.

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Cheated Vietnamese consumers never complain: survey

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Cheated Vietnamese consumers never complain: survey

The most typical reaction of Vietnamese consumers when their rights are violated is to keep silent, a Ministry of Industry and Trade-backed survey has found.

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Vietnam's stock extends gains; Indonesia slips ahead of cbank meeting

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Vietnam's stock extends gains; Indonesia slips ahead of cbank meeting

Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday as investors booked profits ahead of the weekend, while an overnight rally in crude helped Vietnam and Singapore to eke out small gains.

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New US partner to boost credit reporting

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Cambodia's credit bureau is looking to leverage the resources and experience of US-based Equifax, one of the three biggest American credit report agencies, to expand its credit analysis capabilities and introduce new products to the local market, its chief executive officer said yesterday.

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Singaporeans, worried over jobs and pay, are the gloomiest since 2009

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Singaporeans, worried over jobs and pay, are the gloomiest since 2009

Singaporeans are the most pessimistic about the economy in seven years as they’ve grown more gloomy about their quality of life, their income and job security.

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Consumer goods post three year high growth rate

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Consumer goods post three year high growth rate

The consumer goods sector posted a year on year growth rate of 6.3 percent in the second quarter this year, the highest for the last three years, reported Neilsen Vietnam Company.

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Low awareness of consumer rights

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Low awareness of consumer rights

Many Vietnamese consumers still don't know how to defend their rights, with as many as 44% of consumers choosing to remain silent when victims of fraud or poor services, according to a recent survey by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Vietnam a rising retail market in Asia Pacific

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Vietnam a rising retail market in Asia Pacific

Vietnam is emerging as a rising retail market within Asia-Pacific, according to real estate consultants JLL. “The market is becoming more attractive recently on the back of a rise in purchasing power, growth in consumer retail spending, and an expansion in urban population and young demographics,” Mr. Stephen Wyatt, Country Head of JLL Vietnam, said.

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Robust growth for consumer goods in Vietnam: report

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Robust growth for consumer goods in Vietnam: report

Sales of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) such as soft drinks, toiletries and food in Vietnam’s main cities grew 6.3 percent in the second quarter of this year, the highest rate in the past three years, according to a report released Wednesday by Nielsen.

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