Economy & Money

Fuel reserve too small for safety: industry ministry

Vietnam’s fuel reserves are too meager to meet actual demand, and a large increase is needed to ensure fuel security, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has warned.
Fuel reserve too small for safety: industry ministry

 

Highlands Coffee posts first loss in 8 years

Highlands Coffee chain lost VND19 billion ($812,069) last year, its first loss since 2014, VnExpress has learned.
Highlands Coffee posts first loss in 8 years

 

HCMC apartment sales dry up on volatility, banks’ credit tightening

New apartment sales in HCMC plunged to their lowest levels this year as investors became wary of the market volatility and banks tightened credit.
HCMC apartment sales dry up on volatility, banks’ credit tightening

   

HCM City office market recovers

HCM City’s office market has witnessed its first positive signs in the first half of this year since being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the previous two years, experts said.

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Qualified banks expect higher credit growth quota in the next few months

Some qualified commercial banks are forecast to get higher credit growth quotas from the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) in the next few months.

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Domestic tourism continues strong growth

Việt Nam’s domestic tourism market continues to record good growth, according to the National Administration of Tourism.

 

More derivative products needed: experts

Even though the Vietnamese derivatives market has been operating for five years, it has few products. Therefore, it is necessary to create new products to increase the market’s appeal, said experts. 

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Real estate market is gaining balance: ministry

The real estate market of Việt Nam showed signs of recovery in a more balanced development in the second quarter of this year, with increases in the number of successful transactions of apartments, houses and land, according to the report of the Ministry of Construction.

 

Shares finish week higher on the back of steel, securities sectors

Vietnamese shares finished the week higher, ending several days of sell-offs with a rebound fueled by securities and steel stocks.

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Companies want to recruit workers, but have difficulty: survey

Many companies are looking to recruit workers, but well over half have difficulty finding the right candidates, a survey has found.
Companies want to recruit workers, but have difficulty: survey

 

VN-Index reaches 2-month high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.82 percent to 1262.33 points Friday, highest in over two months.
VN-Index reaches 2-month high

   

Manulife agent numbers in China, Vietnam slide on pandemic challenges, regulation

Manulife Financial Corp saw the number of agents in its China and Vietnam businesses drop in the second quarter to the lowest since the fourth quarter of 2019, due to increased regulation and lingering pandemic challenges, contributing to a decline in sales in the key region.
Manulife agent numbers in China, Vietnam slide on pandemic challenges, regulation

 

‘Rice bowl’ responsibility robs Mekong Delta of growth opportunities: report

The Mekong Delta has long been hailed as the country’s rice bowl, but the burden of ensuring food security for the nation is slowing its growth and robbing the region of opportunities to thrive, a report says.
‘Rice bowl’ responsibility robs Mekong Delta of growth opportunities: report

   

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