The Ministry of Finance has proposed that the Government apply a special consumption tax on pickups to be set at 60 per cent of the tax on cars with nine seats or less with similar engine displacement.
An exhibition featuring “Top Thai Brands” is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from August 17-20, according to the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (Vinexad).
The northern province of Bac Ninh has drawn nearly US$3 billion in investment capital since the start of the year, reported the provincial Management Board of Industrial Parks.
The People’s Committee of central Ha Tinh province has decided to withdraw the licence of an iron exploitation project that is yet to be implemented after nine years.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s working group has called for the railway sector to raise its competitiveness in comparison with other modes of transport.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue highlighted opportunities for AIA Group Limited to invest in Vietnam’s potential life insurance market while meeting Ng Keng Hooi, Chief Executive and President of AIA Group Limited on August 15 in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - A new survey reveals that Internet users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy and that 65% of users polled say lack of trust is their main reason for not shopping online.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will complete the reduction of administrative procedures in the third quarter of the year, with two-thirds out of 443 being removed.
VOV.VN - Republic of Korea venture company exports to Vietnam soared 67.3% year-on-year in the six months leading to July 2017, according to the Korea International Trade Association.
The daily reference exchange rate for VND/USD was set at VND22,444 on August 15, up VND3 from the previous day.
The Government has instructed the southern province of Dong Nai to coordinate with relevant agencies to do a feasibility study for acquiring land for the construction of Long Thanh airport and paying their owners compensation.
VOV.VN - Exports to Algeria increased by 29% to almost US$209 million in the first seven months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Republic of Korea trade surplus remained in the black for the 66th month in a row in July amid brisk exports, the country’s customs data showed on Tuesday, August 15, reported The Korean Herald.
VOV.VN - In terms of volume, US shrimp imports rose 16% on-year for June 2017 on the back of major increases coming from India and China as imports from Vietnam, Indonesia, Ecuador, and Thailand slid.
According to the National Financial Supervisory Commission, many supporting factors in both the domestic and international markets could help an interest rate cut until the year-end.
The development of high-tech agriculture in Vietnam remains sluggish due to unplanned and small-scale production, and is not commensurate with the country’s comparative advantages and efforts.
Vietnam’s business climate is anticipated to improve in the second half of 2017, but economic growth will be at 6.5 percent, falling short of the Government’s target.
The central city of Da Nang has listed 68 Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects, 22 of them in the hi-tech sector, calling for investment from domestic and foreign businesses in the 2017-20 period.
The Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Haraco) has successfully conducted a trial run of an international container train connecting China’s Guangzhou province and Hanoi’s Yen Vien town.
The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) had invested in 141 businesses as of July 31 with total State capital of almost US$860.6 million among their combined charter capital of nearly US$4.18 billion.