Vietnamese Dong


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Vietnamese Dong

The currency of Vietnam. It was introduced in 1978, replacing the previous dong of North and South Vietnam. It was subject to high inflation from the mid-1980s through the early 1990s.
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The State Bank of Vietnam adjusted the reference exchange rate between the Vietnamese dong (VND) and the US dollar (USD) on Tuesday.
12) and provides a fascinating overview of how the Vietnamese dong evolved through the economics and politics of competing currencies, and multiple regimes of value during the revolutionary and civil war periods from 1945 to 1975.
78 billion Vietnamese Dong, equivalent to about KD 5.
9 million Vietnamese Dong (VND) (approximately $510) while the Nokia Lumia 830 price has been set at 7.
In addition to the price rises in the Gulf, tourists to booming Vietnam - sales of the Vietnamese dong have quadrupled at the Post Office over the past three years - can expect to pay an extra 39% more in Hoi An (PS74) than they did in 2013.
Sales of the Vietnamese dong were up 33% while the Hungarian forint rose 26%.
They fled from the property with PS350 of John Lewis vouchers, PS200 in cash, $280 US dollars, 310 euros, $40 Canadian dollars, 365 Malaysian ringgits, 4,000 Thai baht and around a million Vietnamese dong (which is worth around PS20).
Developed by Vietnamese Dong Nguyen, the game originally released for the iPhone last May, makes players steer a tiny bird through a difficult obstacle course of metal pipes.
The stability we have seen in the Vietnamese dong of late is closely in line with our long-held view that the government's aggressive stance to de-dollarise the economy and adopt a more balanced monetary policy framework will help to bolster confidence in the currency.
However, should we fail to see a sustained improvement in the trade balance, we would not be surprised to see the Vietnamese dong coming under further selling pressure.
Sales to Britons of Australian dollars have soared 98% this summer compared with the same period last year, with the only other currency doing better being the Vietnamese dong.
Chan indicated that the interest rate on Vietnamese dong deposits is over 9% per annum, and 4%-6% for U.

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