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VietNamNet Bridge - Real estate developers are rushing to mobilize capital from the public to develop projects as the market is believed to bounce back soon.

Is Vietnam facing deflation?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam saw the lowest consumer price index (CPI) increase in the last 10 years in September, which has raised concerns about the risk of deflation.

Vietnamese businesses scared stiff about yuan devaluation

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese enterprises doing business with China are deeply concerned about the Chinese yuan depreciation, now at a two-decade low. 

Vietnam loses $2.5 billion after oil price plummets

The crude oil price in the world market has dropped to around $40 per barrel, as predicted by management agencies. However, the situation may become even worse, as international analysts believe the price could drop to $20 per barrel. 

Hot money to flow to Vietnam in TPP period

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam economy is expected to see major changes after it signs the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes member countries that make up 40 percent of the world’s trade.

Vietnam chases away specter of inflation

VietNamNet Bridge - High inflation, the biggest threat for macroeconomic stability, is no longer a threat and conditions are very favorable for economic development, economists say.

Is BOT the ideal investment mode for transport projects?

VietNamNet Bridge - BOT (build, operation, transfer), believed to be a good solution to transport projects’ problems, turns out to have a dark side. 

Four concerns about Vietnam’s economy for second half of 2015

Unsatisfactory farm produce exports, low inflation rate, and low effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) to the national economy and slow state-owned equitization have been cited as the most serious problems facing the national economy in H2.

PM confident 2015 goals are within reach

The 2015 socio-economic goals were feasible based on the past seven-month performance and provided efforts continued to be made, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at the monthly Government meeting in Ha Noi July 31.

Foreign media speaks glowingly of Vietnam’s economy

VietNamNet Bridge - International investors are setting their eyes on South East Asia, believing that Vietnam is an ideal destination.

Employment demand rises as economy recovers

VietNamNet Bridge - The demand for workers from Vietnamese enterprises was reported 34 percent higher in the first half of the year in comparison with the same period last year.

After fighting against inflation, VN now tries to stimulate demand

The bailouts, if they are launched, should target consumers in order to stimulate the demand, experts say, warning that the deflation, if it occurs, would be more dangerous than the inflation.