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ANZ: Agriculture may slow Vietnam's economic growth

ANZ: Agriculture may slow Vietnam's economic growth

In its recent "South by Southeast - Vietnam Q2 Update: Still Firm but Agriculture is a Soft Spot" report, ANZ writes that Vietnam remains the only Asian economy bucking the regional trade recession.

Greece demands IMF explanation over leaked debt transcript

Greece demands IMF explanation over leaked debt transcript

Greece demanded an explanation from the International Monetary Fund on April 2 after an apparent leaked transcript suggested the IMF may threaten to pull out of the country's bailout as a tactic to force European lenders to more offer debt relief.

Reforms urged to increase growth

Reforms urged to increase growth

Vietnam should enact large macroeconomic reforms in order to lift growth and catch up with other economies, Christine Largarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said on March 17 at a meeting with students of the National Economics University.

Vietnam appreciates IMF’s assistance

Vietnam appreciates IMF’s assistance

Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung has spoken highly of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s support for Vietnam in assessing the country’s macro-economy.

Central bank governor meets with IMF leader

Central bank governor meets with IMF leader

Vietnam is comprehensively switching to a market economy and considers this the guiding principle of steering the economy, Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Nguyen Van Binh told International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

Revolution on climate change response

Revolution on climate change response

(VOV) - After 2 weeks of tense negotiations, a historic climate agreement was finally adopted on December 12 by 195 countries at COP21, the UN conference on climate change, in Paris. The agreement is considered a breakthrough in slowing down global warming.

Vietnam effectively uses WB, ADB loans

Vietnam effectively uses WB, ADB loans

(VOV) - Vietnam has been considered a country effectively accessing preferential loans from the World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the past five years.

CNY addition to IMF currency basket has little impact on Vietnam

CNY addition to IMF currency basket has little impact on Vietnam

The recent inclusion of the Chinese yuan (CNY) to the reserve currency basket of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not have any significant impacts on Vietnam’s economy, experts said, adding that it takes at least six months or even a year to see any impacts.

Euro zone aims to cap Greek debt servicing at 15% of GDP

Euro zone aims to cap Greek debt servicing at 15% of GDP

Euro-zone governments, Greece's biggest creditors, agree that debt relief for Athens should be accomplished by capping its debt servicing costs at 15% of gross domestic annually, the chairman of the euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on October 8.

Farm produce faces unpredictable future

Farm produce faces unpredictable future

Current factors, including the global recession, Chinese yuan devaluation and global oversupply, do not support Vietnamese farm exports, experts say.

Oil output seen rising 4.6%

Oil output seen rising 4.6%

The country's crude oil exploitation output this year is estimated to reach 17.58 million tonnes, up 4.6 per cent against the government's annual target, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Tsipras resigns, paving way for snap Greek election

Tsipras resigns, paving way for snap Greek election

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras recently resigned, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in.

Story behind yuan devaluation

Story behind yuan devaluation

(VOV) - The biggest 3-day devaluation of Chinese yuan since the establishment of the modern forex system in 1994 has shocked regional and global financial markets.