Banks were also buying more corporate bonds. Bankers were the biggest buyers of bonds, especially real estate bonds. In the first half of this year alone, banks bought VND28 trillion worth of bonds issued by real estate firms, which accounted for 40 per cent of the total bonds issued. — VNS … [Read more...] about Banks target consumer loans for higher credit growth
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Fortunately, with the broad penetration of smartphones in Vietnam, these barriers to entry are disappearing. To help underserved SMEs digitalise their cashflow, Mastercard has developed a low-cost acceptance solution called SoftPos. The solution allows SMEs to transform their regular smartphone into a point-of-sale terminal which can then accept contactless payments made with a physical card, and even digital wallets like Google Pay and Apple Pay. … [Read more...] about Boosting Vietnamese SMEs by bridging the “digital divide”
As for fisheries, the tariff cut is expected to create a great opportunity for seafood exports. The EU will eliminate tariffs on 86.5 per cent of Việt Nam's seafood export turnover within three years, 90.3 per cent within five years and 100 per cent within seven years. For canned tuna, the EU gives Việt Nam a quota of 11,500 tonnes. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam endeavours to ensure product quality to EU, says minister
The new car is being delivered to customers. The prices of its three versions, 1.5 AT Trend and Titanium and 1.0L AT Titanium, are VND603 million (US$26,400), VND646 million ($27,800) and VND686 million ($29.600). — VNS … [Read more...] about Ford reports 51 per cent growth in Q3
Surveys have found that family members and family conditions have serious influences on students’ career trends. Parents tend to tell their children to take ‘hot’ jobs that can bring big money instead of jobs which fit the children’s tastes and abilities. “Many 12th graders still don’t know what they will be. They just say they want to study the majors which bring a lot of money,” Phuong said, adding that it is necessary to introduce careers to students before it is too late. … [Read more...] about Why is MOET giving career guidance to elementary school students?