Real estate sector M&As on the rise

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Real estate sector M&As on the rise

Vietnam is becoming an attractive profit-generating market for investment in Southeast Asia, with a low interest rate, record low inflation in 2015, and the VND exchange rate far better than other currencies in the region.

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MoF dashes MoIT’s bid for steel plant tax exemption

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MoF dashes MoIT’s bid for steel plant tax exemption

The implementation of the second phase in the mammoth Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel expansion project is hanging in the balance after the Ministry of Finance disagreed with most of the incentive proposals necessary to the project’s resumption.

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Dollar slips, yen rises ahead of central bank meetings

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Dollar slips, yen rises ahead of central bank meetings

The dollar slipped against the euro and the yen on Monday in a cautious market ahead of interest rate decisions by the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week.

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Firms adapt to anti-dollar drive

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Firms adapt to anti-dollar drive

Domestic firms have taken the first measures in an effort to adapt to the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)'s new regulation on tightening foreign currency credit.

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PM calls for efforts to meet growth target

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PM calls for efforts to meet growth target

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and other ministries and agencies to promptly reach consensus on solutions to the lingering problems facing the country in order to fulfill the growth target of 6.7 per cent for 2016 as approved by the National Assembly, with special attention paid to inflation and the interest rate.

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Viettel weathers exchange rate volatility with no small success

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Viettel weathers exchange rate volatility with no small success

Despite adverse changes in the interest rate, Viettel still made a profit on its international operations.

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Vietnamese deposit $7.3b abroad

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Vietnamese deposit $7.3b abroad

Viet Nam saw US dollar deposits overseas skyrocketing, possibly due to foreign currency policies implemented by the central bank, the Việt Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) said.

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Vietnamese, banks had $7.3 billion in dollar savings overseas: report

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Vietnamese, banks had $7.3 billion in dollar savings overseas: report

A new report that found a surge of dollar savings moving overseas has cast doubt on the central bank's forex policy, showing recent interest rate cuts aiming to drive depositors toward the local currency may have backfired.

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Vietnam gets JPY95 bln ODA loan for large traffic projects

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The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Vietnamese Government have signed an official development assistance loan agreement worth JPY95 billion (US$852 million) to implement three traffic projects and a climate change adaptation project.

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SBV ups anti-dollarisation effort

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SBV ups anti-dollarisation effort

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) will tighten lending in foreign currencies in some cases from today in an effort to step up its anti-dollarisation drive.

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Banks take out int'l loans to meet long-term needs

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Banks take out int'l loans to meet long-term needs

Some commercial banks have recently taken international loans to meet their long-term capital demands.

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City aims to stabilise prices

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City aims to stabilise prices

The HCM City People's Committee has approved a price stabilisation campaign that will go on until March 2017.

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Viet Nam credit growth rises

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Viet Nam credit growth rises

Credit growth by February 20 rose 0.39 per cent while capital mobilisation increased 0.34 per cent against December last year, a government report released early this week said.

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Fears of a property bubble unfounded

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Fears of a property bubble unfounded

Property-oriented credit jumped 26 per cent last year, triggering concerns from the State Bank, which is considering putting the brakes on credit growth. Dr. Le Xuan Nghia, former deputy chairman of the National Financial Supervisory Commission and head of the Business Development Institute, explains why it might not be a smart move to tighten credit flow into the real estate sector.

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Regulations slow liberalisation plans

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Regulations slow liberalisation plans

Interest rate liberalisation is an important part of financial reform, promoting safer and more efficient financial markets. It has three components: the introduction of market-driven, competitive deposit rates; the establishment of a legal structure that allows banks to default; and a deposit insurance scheme.

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