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The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) does not plan to adjust the dong/dollar exchange rate now because this would place a heavier burden of foreign debt on the government and businesses. 

Exchange rate fluctuations affecting Vietnamese businesses

VietNamNet Bridge - The weaker euro and lower consumer spending are making it more difficult for Vietnamese exporters to enter the European market.

Weaker euro concerns Vietnamese exporters

VietNamNet Bridge - The depreciation of the euro against the greenback amid a struggling European economy has begun to worry Vietnamese exporters.

Is it time to devalue the Vietnamese dong to boost exports?

VietNamNet Bridge – Economists from Hanoi National University have urged the government to adjust the dong/dollar exchange rate, while the National Finance Supervision Council said stabilizing the exchange rate is a top priority.

Dong depreciation increases Vietnam’s foreign debt

VietNamNet Bridge – The latest decision by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will put pressure on Vietnam’s foreign debt payments in 2015, analysts have said.

VND/USD exchange rate to fluctuate no more than 2% in 2015

 VietNamNet Bridge – The State Bank of Vietnam will continue to pursue its current dong/dollar exchange rate stabilization policy in 2015. Vietnamese dong depreciation, if it occurs, will not be higher than two percent.

US dollar price rises, but SBV does not adjust exchange rate

 VietNamNet Bridge – The US dollar price has unexpectedly been increasing in recent days, but the nominal exchange rate remains unstable. Economists believe an adjustment of the exchange rate would not boost exports.

Dong stable despite US dollar hike, uncertainties in Hong Kong

 VietNamNet Bridge – The US dollar price in Vietnam has increased slightly, but this is not alarming as demand has always increased in the third quarter of the year.  

US dollar expected to appreciate against dong

VietNamNet Bridge - Financial institutions believe the dong will depreciate further in the last months of the year after losing one percent of value since mid-June.

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Dollar price hits ceiling, but exchange rate stable

 VietNamNet Bridge – The US dollar climbed to its highest peak against the Vietnamese dong yesterday morning to VND21,245 per dollar, but analysts believe that the exchange rate will stabilise.

State Bank makes big efforts to stem dollar price fall

 VietNamNet Bridge – If the State Bank of Vietnam had not made the timely intervention, the dollar prices would have tumbled more dramatically in recent days.

Dollar market wakes up suddenly after long sleep

 VietNamNet Bridge – The dollar market, which has been stable for a long time, has heated up with the prices increasing in both the black and official markets.

VND depreciation won’t be sharp enough to give people a start

 VietNamNet Bridge – No one thinks that the dong would be devaluated by 2 percent by the end of the year. In general, Vietnam would need more than 3 months for such a big currency devaluation.

National report: Interbank market hot, no pressure on exchange rate

In its latest report about the macro economy, the National Finance Supervision Council highlighted the heat in the interbank market, where the trading value reached the highest peak so far this year.

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Dollar appreciation makes businesses worried stiff

The dollar price increases have put businesses on tenterhooks, though it is now just the third quarter of the year, while they would only need more dollars in the fourth quarter to make payment for the imports.

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