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Update news consumer confidence

Vietnam's index highest in Asia-Pacific, with country being third-most confident globally.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 2/3

 Local indices make gains on return from Tet holiday break; Ministry of Construction may increase size of social housing; Foreign investment hits high note; ANZ: Consumer confidence grows in Feb; January car sales accelerate year-on-year

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 6/2

Seafood exports to hit 8 billion USD in 2015; Consumer confidence rises in last quarter; FPT Software targets 1 billion USD in revenue in 2020; Shipbuilding corporation healthier after restructuring

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 30/10

 Consumer confidence slightly softer in October; Brokerage firms fare well in Q3; Automakers report surging demand; India woos Vietnamese investors; No State money for bad debt; Equitization of 432 SOEs to finish next year

Consumer confidence in Vietnam reaches 2-year high

According to Nielsen, the index of consumer confidence in Vietnam in the first quarter of 2014 rose slightly to 99 points, from 98 points in the last quarter of 2013. This is the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2011.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 25/2

 Firm accused of tax evasion, titanium smuggling; MoF increases petrol, diesel prices; Work starts on $66.6m wood production line; Consumer confidence marks two-year high: market survey; EU tops list of Viet Nam trade partners

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 21/1

 Singaporean investment in Vietnam up 157% in 2013; Consumer confidence shows early year bounce; US firm offers advanced cyber protection; FPT set 30pct gain in revenue for 2014; Auto sales meet targets

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 25/11

 Vietnam's advertising wakes up to a changing industry; Electricity market on the horizon in Vietnam; Lotte trade centre put into use in Binh Duong; Credit institutions asked to deal with bad debts

Consumer confidence creeps up

 VietNamNet Bridge – Consumer confidence in Viet Nam rose two points to 97 in the third quarter as local job prospects and personal finance are expected to be more positive next year.