Housing Law changes expected to spur property market recovery
(Jul 03, 2015)
The amendments to the 2014 Housing Law that take effect on July 1 promise to bring positive changes to the real estate market.
Viet Nam News spoke with Phan Thanh Huy, Deputy CEO of property
developer Novaland, to find out about his company's plans and where he
sees the market headed.
Early this year, some large private firms proposed that they are given
concessions to invest in airport services. The Government has accepted
this in principle. Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Hong Truong spoke to
Vietnam News Agency about these issues.
Bui Van Dung, head of the Enterprises' Reform and Development Department of Central Institute for Economic Management, told Vietnam News Agency about various ways to meet the target for this year.
Viet Nam News reporter Mai Huong interviewed Tran Thi Hong Hanh, general
secretary of the Vietnam Banks' Association, seeking her thoughts on
the IP landscape in Viet Nam as well as the challenges facing local
businesses in developing this lending tool.
The FTA between Viet Nam and the EEU was signed on May 29 in Kazakhstan. Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang spoke to the Vietnam News
Agency about the advantages, opportunities and challenges of this
The EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement is expected to be signed this
year. Visiting EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) Executive Director
Chris Humphrey spoke to Viet Nam News about likely impacts of the FTA on Vietnamese businesses. The EU-Viet Nam free trade agreement is expect.
The implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
will make Vietnamese enterprises become more financially transparent
and better at financial risk management so as to efficiently manage
their corporate's assets.
The restructuring has so far helped the banking system avoid the risk of
collapse and gradually stabilise with achievements gained in handling
non-performing loans (NPLs). Vietnam News Agency talks with SBV deputy governor Nguyen Thi Hong.
These developments will strengthen the base upon which Viet Nam's
economy can be restructured for sustainable development, said Hong Sun,
Secretary General of Korcham in Viet Nam (the Korea Chamber of Commerce
and Industry), in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
Investors and other stakeholders expect that accountancy services,
including auditing or assurance, can be relied on when taking important
decisions, David Stevens, Integrity and Law Manager for the Institute of
Charted Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), tells Viet Nam News.
By deciding to devalue dong by 1 per cent on Thursday, the State Bank of
Viet Nam (SBV) has not left any room for foreign exchange adjustment
this year. Economist Dr Nguyen Dinh Anh talked with Viet Nam News Agency about possible issues.