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HA NOI - (VNS) Cooking gas prices spiked by VND16,000 (0.77 US cent) to an average price of VND434,000 (US$21) per 12kg canister as of today, gas importer Sai Gon Petrol deputy sales manager Do Trung Thanh told news website

HCM CITY (VNS) — The HSBC Viet Nam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose from 47.9 to a five-month high of 49.2 last month, signifying some measure of stabilisation regarding manufacturing activity in the country.

HA NOI (VNS)— Enterprises remain thirsty for operating capital, with access to credit remaining difficult despite official measures to cap interest rates and provide incentives to lenders.

Retail gas prices in Vietnam is likely to rise VND20,000 or 4.5% to VND440,000/ 12kg canister soon following uptrend of global gas prices,, the state-run online newspaper Nguoilaodong reported.

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HA NOI (VNS)— The two ministries of Finance, and of Industry and Trade decided yesterday to reduce the import tax rate for petrol and oil instead of increasing petrol and oil retail prices on the domestic market due to higher world oil prices.

HA NOI � The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August increased by 0.63 per cent over last month, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced yesterday.

The Hanoitimes – The National Petroleum Corp (Petrolimex) and Military Petrochemical Joint Stock Co (MIPEC) raised their retail oil and petrol prices by VND500 – 1,100 per litre as of 17.00 p.m August 13.

HA NOI The Viet Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) officially increased retail prices of petroleum products and diesel by VND400 (US$0.019) per litre and kerosene by VND300 late yesterday.The move by Petrolimex followed a report from the Ministry of Finance showing that costs were higher than retail prices.The price of RON 95 petrol has been...

Singapore's Retail Asia Magazine has announced its top 10 Viet Nam retailers for 2012.