Vietnam mulls swapping sovereign bonds with debts for the third time

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Vietnam mulls swapping sovereign bonds with debts for the third time

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is considering issuing US$1 billion in sovereign bonds for the third time to swap with debts that are becoming due next year. But the proposal still needs to be evaluated based on potential cost, use of national resources for commercial purposes and debt payment capacity.

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Vietnam five-year bonds drop as last week’s rally seen excessive

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Vietnam five-year bonds drop as last week’s rally seen excessive

Vietnam’s bonds fell, pushing up the 2019 yield by the most in five weeks, on speculation last week’s rally was excessive.

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Viet Nam mulls swapping sovereign bonds with debts for the third time

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

Viet Nam is considering issuing US$1 billion in sovereign bonds for the third time to swap with debts that are becoming due next year. But the proposal still needs to be evaluated based on potential cost, use of national resources for commercial purposes and debt payment capacity.

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Trade deal to widen access to EU

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

A bilateral Free Trade Agreement with the EU will yield tangible and intangible benefits for both Viet Nam and the bloc, the largest market for Vietnamese products and the country's second most important trading partner, a top EU official said.

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Vietnam bonds jump most since June 2013 on Fitch rating outlook

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Vietnam bonds jump most since June 2013 on Fitch rating outlook

Vietnam’s government bonds jumped, with the five-year yield sliding the most since June 2013, after Fitch Ratings said the country is on course for a credit upgrade as the economy improves.

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Vietnam’s bond yield at record low on economic optimism: Fitch

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Vietnam’s bond yield at record low on economic optimism: Fitch

Vietnam’s bonds rallied, driving five-year yields to a record low, as signs of an improving economy buoyed demand for government debt and Fitch Ratings indicated the country is on course for a credit upgrade.

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Vietnam to plant genetically modified corn as questions linger

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Vietnam to plant genetically modified corn as questions linger

Vietnam has green-lighted the cultivation of its first genetically modified (GM) corn crop after leaving a number of disturbing questions unanswered.

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Philippines targets rice self-sufficiency by 2016

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Agriculture of the Philippines has set a target of self-sufficiency in rice and other food staples by 2016 through the Food Staples Sufficiency Programme (FSSP).

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Vietnam mulls $1-billion bond issuance

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam mulls $1-billion bond issuance

Nguyen Van Nen (standing), Minister and Chairman of the Government Office, speaks at a press briefing in Hanoi on August 28, 2014. Photo credit: chinhphu.vn

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Autumn-winter crops yield high earnings

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Farmers from the districts of Thoi Lai, Phong Dien, Binh Thuy and O Mon in the Mekong city of Can Tho are reaping profits from the early harvest of the autumn-winter rice crop.

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Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

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Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence. Then they discovered bugs.

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Cambodian officials on fact-finding trip to Long An

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

A delegation from the Cambodian province of Prey Veng led by Chairman of provincial Council S’bong Sarat made a fact-finding trips to several areas in the southern province of Long An on August 25.

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Viet Nam eyes reduction in seed imports

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Viet Nam has to learn from other countries in producing high-yield plant seeds, vice chairman of the Viet Nam Seed Trade Association Le Quoc Hung told newspaper Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today).

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Hybrid rice research centre makes debut

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hybrid rice research centre makes debut

Viet Nam's first Hybrid Rice Seed Research Centre (HRRC) was inaugurated in Nam Truc District, Nam Dinh Province on Thursday.

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Corn cultivation boosted in Mekong River Delta

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Crop restructuring is one of the government’s agricultural restructuring key strategies, the Vietnam Economic News reported, adding that the Mekong River Delta is leading in switching from rice to other crops for higher economic efficiency, especially corn.

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