A local commercial bank staff receives bricks of dong bank notes from a customer in Hanoi on February 23, 2011. Vietnam's central bank raised its reverse repurchase rate, the second increase in borrowing costs in less than a week in an effort to tame inflation, according to official media. The State Bank of Vietnam raised the rate it charges commercial banks in daily open-market operations to 12 percent from 11 percent on February 22, 2011.AFP PHOTO/HOANG DINH Nam (Photo credit should read HOANG DINH NAM/AFP via Getty Images)