Economy & Money

Gold prices surge to 5-week high

SJC gold price surged 0.52% to VND67.5 million ($2,861.38) per tael Saturday morning, the highest since Feb. 8.
Gold prices surge to 5-week high


Masan High-Tech Materials introduces tungsten powders for 3D printing

Masan High-Tech Materials has developed globally trademarked tungsten powders for 3D printing and battery technology.
Masans manufacturing plants in Germany. Photo by Masan


SpaceX, Apple, Pfizer among US businesses exploring investment opportunities in Việt Nam

Vũ Tự Thành, the US-ASEAN Business Council representative in Việt Nam, said representatives of more than 50 US companies will visit Việt Nam from March 21-22 to discuss investment and business opportunities


Importers propose halving car registration fees

All 12 members of the Vehicles Importers Vietnam Association (VIVA) have asked the Government to reduce the registration fee on imported cars by 50% to spur demand.
Importers propose halving car registration fees


Expat community a force reshaping Vietnamese real estate

The influx of expats into Vietnam, especially the capital Hanoi, has brought changes in various fields to meet their needs, including in real estate.
SOHO model unit. Photo by SOHO @ Heritage West Lake


Live-selling a rising trend in Southeast Asia

Live selling is a trend that has gained popularity in Southeast Asia in recent years as a way for businesses to sell their products or services directly to consumers, according to a report conducted by Ninja Van Vietnam.


HDBank gets 2 prestigious awards for sustainable finance, international payments

HDBank has won two more coveted international awards adjudged by leading global banking and financial experts for meeting stringent criteria in terms of total assets, net profit, growth index, business orientation, and others.


Central region to go ‘green’ amid digital transition

Deputy Prime Minister Trần Lưu Quang spoke at the Việt Nam Connect Forum – Breakthroughs for central Việt Nam – in the central city on 17 March, emphasising that the region plays a crucial role in promoting rapid and sustainable growth.


Retail stocks drop amid economic downturn and high interest rates

Retail stocks have dropped significantly due to the decline in business results in the context of the global economic recession and high interest rates.


Firms play an important role in fostering green growth

Green growth and sustainable development have been identified as one of the focuses in the development policies of many countries around the world in recent years.


Animal feed industry asks for import tax reduction on raw materials

In response to the proposal, Deputy Prime Minister Lê Minh Khái instructed the Ministry of Finance to work with relevant ministries and branches to study and consider the association's recommendations and submit them for consideration and decision following the law.


Singapore's CapitaLand in talks to buy Vietnam property assets from Vinhomes - sources

Asian real estate giant CapitaLand Group is in talks to acquire assets worth roughly $1.5 billion from Vietnam's biggest listed property firm Vinhomes JSC (VHM.HM).
Singapore's CapitaLand in talks to buy Vietnam property assets from Vinhomes - sources


Việt Nam posts 78.9 per cent growth in coffee export value to Spain

Việt Nam was Spain's largest supplier of coffee (by volume) in 2022, with 113,550 tonnes worth 269 million EUR (US$287 million), up 21.6 per cent in volume and 78.9 per cent in value against 2021.


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