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Vietnam to raise minimum wage by 5.5 percent in 2020

The National Wage Council has arrived at a 5.5 percent minimum wage increase next year after labor and business representatives reached a consensus.

VN-Index rises to seven-week high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index edged close to 980 points at the end of Thursday’s session, the highest in the last seven weeks.

Vietnam stock market hits a one-month high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index closed at 973.04 points, the highest since May 23, with growth seen in most large-cap and banking stocks.
July 04, 2019 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam labor federation wants minimum wage raised 8 pct

Vietnam General Confederation of Labor proposed an 8.18 percent increase in minimum wages while VCCI, which represents employers, suggested 2 percent.
June 15, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Fruit, veggie imports see 46 pct Jan-May spike

Vietnam imported $878 million worth of fruits and vegetables in the first five months of 2019, up 46 percent year-on-year.
June 06, 2019 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Electricity and petrol price hikes pushing inflation up

The latest petrol and power price hike have directly impacted April’s consumer price index, the General Statistics Office (GSO) says.
May 08, 2019 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Car imports skyrocket in first quarter

Vietnam imported 39,000 vehicles in the first quarter this year compared to only 4,000 in the same period in 2018. 
April 18, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam manufacturing sector frets as power prices rise

Manufacturing firms are worried about having to produce at contracted prices with costs pushed up by higher power prices.
March 10, 2019 | 07:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam is ninth highest receiver of remittances

Vietnam received remittances of nearly $16 billion last year, more than 100 times the amount it had received 25 years earlier. 
January 30, 2019 | 09:11 pm GMT+7

Motorbikes still the vehicle of choice in Vietnam

Sales rose for the fourth straight year as 3.39 million new motorbikes were bought in Vietnam last year.
January 22, 2019 | 03:57 pm GMT+7

Banks deposit rates rise as usual at year end

Banks usually hike deposit interest rates and even offer promotions at the year end, and this year has been no different.  
December 31, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnamese banks report Jan-Sept rise in bad debts

Thirteen of 17 listed banks have seen their bad debts rise in the first 9 months of this year, according to banks' financial reports.
November 13, 2018 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Banks rise high in taxpayers’ list

The 1,000 Biggest Taxpayers 2017 list has many banks, including Vietcombank, VietinBank and BIDV, right at the top.
August 13, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7
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