(SGI) - On the afternoon of 14 March, many investors were left startled when the State Bank of Vietnam decided to reduce the operating interest rate and the short-term lending interest rate of credit institutions for a number of economic sectors from 5.5 per cent per year to 5.0 per cent per year. The immediate effect led to the stock market exploding by 2.1 percentage points in the session on 15 March.
(SGI) - The Government needs to urgently review, revise, and update all the tax laws pertaining to electronic transactions in Vietnam, in order to facilitate timely declaration and payment of taxes by organizations and individuals.
(SGI) - The current global economic slowdown will greatly affect the economy of Vietnam in days to come due to increased interest rates and tightening of the monetary policy by central banks. However, we believe that the Government will find a solution to support the economy by increasing the disbursement of public investment.
(SGI) - The first trading month of 2023 saw only 16 sessions due to the Lunar New Year holiday break, but nonetheless, Foreign Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) poured in more than VND 2,247 bln into the stock market. In January 2023, the amount of foreign capital that poured into HoSE amounted to VND 3,797 bln.
Vietnam lured 1.69 billion USD worth of foreign investment in the first month of 2023, down 19.8% year-on-year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
(SGI) - Economic instability across the entire globe is bound to affect Vietnam as well. Although economic data for Vietnam shows that difficulties have been overcome, but the fact remains that scores of businesses are still struggling.
(SGI) - Vietnam is becoming increasingly more and more attractive in the eyes of foreign retail giants. Despite global fluctuations some big international retailers are making ambitious plans to expand their foothold in the Vietnamese market, mainly due to a stable growth structure in Vietnam.
The Vietnamese medical devices market, which is growing annually at more than 18%, relies heavily on imports, representing significant opportunities for foreign businesses, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Medical Equipment Association.
(ĐTTCO) - Dù chưa được NHNN cấp phép, các công ty công nghệ tài chính (fintech) đang hoạt động cho vay ngang hàng (P2P Lending) tại Việt Nam vẫn hoạt động cấp tín dụng rầm rộ. Trong khi đó, sanbox (cơ chế thử nghiệm có kiểm soát) tạo hành lang pháp lý cho fintech nói chung và P2P Lending nói riêng, đến nay vẫn chưa có.