Economy

Traditional grocers lose out to modern retail

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:06

Traditional grocers lose out to modern retail Hai Huong, 66, owns a small grocery store in an alley off Huynh Dinh Hai Street in HCM City’s Binh Thanh District. The shop has helped her run her family for the last 20-odd years.  
 

Foreign investors demand IP action

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:05

Foreign investors demand IP action Online intellectual property infringements related to industrial design are worrying investors, including those from the US, forcing state agencies to set forth an adequate legal mechanism to handle the situation.
 
 

Popular Vietnamese products sold on Amazon at exorbitant prices

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:02

Popular Vietnamese products sold on Amazon at exorbitant prices Popular Vietnamese products are being sold in many Japanese supermarkets and on websites at prices which are several times higher than in Vietnam.
 
 

SOE debt weighs heavily on government acting as guarantor

Monday, 26 March 2018 11:28

SOE debt weighs heavily on government acting as guarantor A State Audit report shows that by December 31, 2016, the government’s foreign debts had reached VND947 trillion, or 39.8 percent of total debts.   
 
 

Commercial banks still ailing from bad debts curse

Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:05

Commercial banks still ailing from bad debts curse Despite significant efforts to resolve bad debts over the course of 2017, commercial banks will likely carry a total VND60 trillion ($2.64 billion) of bad debts into 2018.
 
 

Signs of another property bubble?

Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:04

Signs of another property bubble? The Vietnamese real estate market has been on a strong path to recovery since 2014. We have witnessed a strong breakthrough as many projects were offered for sale with good absorption in the market. Higher supply coupled with demand also fluctuated at a high level. Does the real estate market in 2018 show any hidden signs of a bubble? Vo Huynh Tuan Kiet, head of Residential Project Marketing at CBRE Vietnam, shared some of his impressions on this issue.
 
 

US’s antidumping duty ruling lacks legal basis: MARD

Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:04

US’s antidumping duty ruling lacks legal basis: MARD The US’s recent ruling to impose unprecedentedly high anti-dumping duties on tra fish fillets from Vietnam lacks a legal basis, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (APMDA) under the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).  
 
 

PCI 2017: 40 percent of FDI firms to expand in Vietnam

Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:02

PCI 2017: 40 percent of FDI firms to expand in Vietnam Around 52 per cent of Vietnamese companies and 40 per cent of internationally invested companies will expand their business in the next two years, according to the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2017.
 
 

VN Index hits new record high

Friday, 23 March 2018 13:00

VN Index hits new record high Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index marginally surpassed the record high of 1,170 points on March 22 as energy stocks remained upbeat and insurers and agriculture firms performed strongly as well.
 
 

Vietnam’s food-beverage market attractive to foreign firms

Friday, 23 March 2018 12:59

Vietnam’s food-beverage market attractive to foreign firms The robust economic development and improved living standards have turned Vietnam into one of the most promising markets for food and beverage consumption in the region.
 
 

Vietnam posts trade surplus of $2.92 billion in 2017

Friday, 23 March 2018 12:58

Vietnam posts trade surplus of $2.92 billion in 2017 Vietnam’s trade surplus hit a record high of 2.92 billion USD in 2017, according to a report released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Ho Chi Minh City on March 22.
 
 

Technology sector sees rising number of startups

Friday, 23 March 2018 12:57

Technology sector sees rising number of startups With nearly 3,000 startups, Vietnam is entering a startup boom similar to Europe’s in the 2010-2011 period, according to Max Scheichenost, the co-founder of 15 startups. 
 
 

Domestic fashion brands seek foothold in $3.5 billion market

Friday, 23 March 2018 12:55

Domestic fashion brands seek foothold in $3.5 billion market Domestic brands are expected to have opportunities to prosper in the local market amid the massive arrivals of foreign brands.  
 
 

Vietnam expects stronger foreign investment flow in CPTPP period

Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:07

Vietnam expects stronger foreign investment flow in CPTPP period Economists are optimistic about foreign investment in Vietnam, both foreign direct investment (FDI) and foreign portfolio investment (FPI), in 2018 and upcoming years.   
 
 

Foreign investors eager to acquire Habeco

Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:05

Foreign investors eager to acquire Habeco Along with Carlsberg, the Danish Brewer holding 17.3 per cent stake in Hanoi Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Habeco), numerous foreign investors are looking to acquire a stake in Vietnam’s third-largest brewer in order to increase their market shares.
 
 

South Korean giants flock to Vietnam’s finance & banking market

Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:00

South Korean giants flock to Vietnam’s finance & banking market Two out of eight wholly foreign-owned banks in Vietnam are from South Korea. Besides banks, many other South Korean corporations have contributed capital to, or cooperated with, Vietnamese banks.  
 
 

Page 5 of 57

Sen 1992