The fact that savings interest rates are at the lowest level in history has made the cash flow shift to other investment channels, including real estate. This is also one of the reasons that cause land fever in many provinces across the country.
The global financial markets are seeing a growing trend that is leaning towards cryptocurrency. This will undoubtedly mark an important milestone in the history of international payment methodology, especially when major financial institutions begin to accept this form of currency.
Profit reports in the first quarter of this year of commercial banks have revealed the huge profits of lenders. This is also one of the reasons why banking stocks strengthened strongly recently, contributing to supporting the VN-Index to set a new high in history.
In the past months, the high prices of imported agricultural materials have made the market prices of agricultural products escalate. Many products even have had to cover losses. According to experts, this is also an opportunity to develop the source of raw materials in Vietnam to meet the needs of domestic production.
Proposals to apply price floors and raise the price ceilings on Vietnamese flight tickets by the flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is facing backlash from consumers, while experts question if the current market would push such government-run enterprises to become more self-reliant.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in association with the People's Committee of Dong Thap Province, on April 12, held a workshop on improving the export capacity of Vietnam's mango industry, with the participation of international organizations, Mekong Delta provinces, institutes, exporting enterprises, and several mango cooperatives.
Entering April, farmers in Mekong Delta provinces are harvesting the last winter-spring rice fields of the total area of 1.5 million hectares, with an output of about 10.7 million tons. The prices of rice have declined in the past few days but remained at high levels as farmers focused on producing rice varieties to supply the high-end segment. This is considered an important change for Mekong Delta rice farmers.
According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, six banks and credit institutions are registered in the market stabilization program for the period 2021-2022 with a total of VND11,346 billion (US$491 million) to support businesses to prepare goods for the program.
Ho Chi Minh City has just approved and issued a project to develop the logistics industry in the city until 2025, with a vision to 2030 to develop logistics to become a key service industry of the city, account for an increasingly high proportion in the structure of the gross regional domestic product (GRDP), thereby, helping the city to improve the role of the hub for domestic goods exchange and connection with the international market, contributing to reducing the rate of national logistics costs against the national GDP.