BUSINESS IN BRIEF 24/11
11/24/2017 8:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
VMware launches new solution at VForum, Group focuses on trust in VN food, No more alcohol tax hikes, forum pleads, Farmers emulate high-quality Japanese fruit, Africa full of potential for Vietnamese firms

Working on new ways to lure FDI
11/24/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 As local salaries rise and global trends shift, Vietnam is drafting a new foreign direct investment attraction strategy for the upcoming years, with a focus on some prioritised sectors to bring added value to the economy.


 
Vietnam consumes 4.9 billion instant noodle packets a year
11/23/2017 4:36:05 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s instant noodle consumption showed signs of recovery last year with 4.92 billion packets sold, after seeing a decline in 2015, according to the World Instant Noodles Association. 

GDP grows sharply as economy relies on foreign-invested enterprises
11/24/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
While government officials and some economists are optimistic about economic performance this year, other analysts say growth is unsustainable because it relies too much on the foreign-invested economic sector.


 
Bank loans for securities sector falls to $444.4m
11/23/2017 4:14:37 PM (GMT+7)
 Total lending of the banking sector for securities trading has reached VND10 trillion (US$444.4 million), according to State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) governor Le Minh Hung.

Two real estate frauds exposed
11/23/2017 4:13:18 PM (GMT+7)
The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment on Monday issued a warning to customers and secondary real estate investors about illegal activity of Alibaba Real Estate JSC and Alibaba Tay Bac HCMC JSC.


 
Fruit industry needs technology to reach potential
11/23/2017 4:09:12 PM (GMT+7)
Though Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable industry is growing, its exports still account for less than 1 percent of the global market, indicating the need for the processing industry to upgrade its facilities and practices.

Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong moves up on Forbes’ list
11/23/2017 4:10:39 PM (GMT+7)
 Pham Nhat Vuong, billionaire founder and chairman of Vingroup, is ranked 479th on Forbes Magazine’s updated list of the richest people in the world on Wednesday with total assets of US$4.3 billion.


 
VN-Index hits near decade-high
11/23/2017 10:59:12 AM (GMT+7)
 The benchmark VN-Index hit an almost decade-high on November 22 after large cash flows poured into blue-chip stocks on investor optimism over a sustainable uptrend.

NA adopts resolution on North-South Expressway section investment
11/23/2017 10:56:13 AM (GMT+7)
 With 83.1 percent of approval, the National Assembly approved a resolution on investment policy for the construction of some road sections in the eastern route of the North-South Expressway in 2017-2020.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/11
11/23/2017 7:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VN firms urged to trade with HK, Vietnamese spend US$8 billion holidays abroad, Vietnam Airlines offers discount tickets to Asia, Vietnam sets sights on Middle East for tuna exports, Can Tho to host Int’l Agriculture Fair 2017

Tale of woe
11/23/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Struggling in recent times, the equitization of Vietnam’s main State-run film studio seems to have set the industry back even further.


 

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