Strong fundamentals
6/28/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Mr. Sebastian Eckardt, the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Vietnam, talks about the successes and shortcomings of the new government in macroeconomic management during its first year.

US initiates anti-dumping investigation on VN’s polyester
6/27/2017 3:57:55 PM (GMT+7)
The US Department of Commerce last week announced the initiation of anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations on the import of fine denier polyester staple fibre from China, India, Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.


 
Interest rates for different terms forecast to drop 0.5-1 percent
6/27/2017 3:46:38 PM (GMT+7)
Interest rates for different terms from now to the end of 2017 are likely to decline by 0.5–1 percent from 2016 thanks to positive signals from the stock and property markets.

Foreign fast food chains show underwhelming performance in Vietnam
6/27/2017 3:37:39 PM (GMT+7)
 Most foreign fast food chains in Vietnam have failed to realise their initial expansion plans made upon entering the market. Recently, some have suggested that international brands have failed to defeat local Vietnamese food stalls.


 
National warrant issued to former general director of PVTEX
6/27/2017 2:56:23 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Agency on June 26 issued a national warrant for Vu Dinh Duy, former General Director of PVTEX, for alleged crimes related to economic management.

Stock market remains in ‘frontier’ index, still not classified as ‘emerging’
6/27/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam has not been upgraded to emerging stock market as expected because of the problems relating to the forex market and limited foreign ownership in Vietnamese companies.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 27/6
6/27/2017 11:51:03 AM (GMT+7)
 Site clearance solutions sought for Long Thanh airport, HCMC seeks to retain 10% of import-export tariff revenues, Vietnam, an emerging market for US beef, HCM City eyes boost to dental tourism

Affordable homes lead HCM City realty market
6/27/2017 11:30:16 AM (GMT+7)
 The affordable home segment has made up the largest proportion of the housing market this year, according to a report of the HCMC Real Estate Association.


 
Binh Son Refinery's IPO set for November 7
6/27/2017 11:22:30 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s sole oil refinery operator, Binh Son Refinery (BSR), has announced it will hold its initial public offering (IPO) on November 7, with a starting price of VND10,000 ($0.44) per share.

Tra fish firms form fund to cope with PR crisis
6/27/2017 11:32:04 AM (GMT+7)
Twenty leading tra fish exporters in Vietnam have decided to jointly establish a market development fund to cope with the PR crisis in the EU that has negatively affected Vietnam’s tra fish sales there this year.


 
50 “hidden” dollar millionaires in Vietnam fear the public eye
6/27/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The majority of young millionaires want to stay hidden for fear they may meet problems if they become famous. 

Hanoi attempts to manage app-car services like taxis
6/27/2017 11:12:16 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi will manage the operation of app-based taxi service, including Uber and Grab, in a way similar to traditional taxis to guarantee a fair business environment.


 

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