Insurance industry hits growth of 24% in H1
7/17/2018 3:39:46 PM (GMT+7)
 Viet Nam’s insurance industry achieved high year-on-year growth of 24.35 per cent in the first half of 2018, helping total revenue to reach more than VND58.65 trillion (US$2.55 billion).

First solar power purchase contract signed
7/17/2018 3:37:42 PM (GMT+7)
 Electric Power Trading Company and India’s Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Co Ltd on Monday signed a power purchase agreement for the solar power project SP Infra 1 Plant in Ninh Thuan Province.


 
Firms advised to improve themselves to overcome trade barriers
7/17/2018 3:05:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Amid rising trade barriers, experts have said Vietnamese firms should improve their awareness of trade remedies and appeals processes.

VN cashew producers in crisis due to lack of capital
7/17/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s cashew industry has fallen into crisis as the cashew nut export price has been falling. 


 
Vietnam imports over 2.4 million tonnes of fertiliser in six months
7/17/2018 11:42:13 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam spent 790 million USD to import 2.43 million tonnes of fertiliser in the first half of this year, a year-on-year increase of nearly 22 percent in value and 1.2 percent in volume.

Banking stocks push shares up on July 16.
7/17/2018 12:00:26 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese shares rose on both the northern and southern local exchanges on July 16 as more cash was poured into the banking sector.


 
Cashew sector calls for $800 million credit package
7/17/2018 11:40:55 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese cashew sector is calling for an 800 million USD credit package from commercial banks to better serve its exports.

Leather, footwear industry faces both challenges, opportunities
7/17/2018 11:37:39 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s leather and footwear sector posted an export value of 9.45 billion USD in the first half of the year, an 8.4 percent increase year-on-year. 


 
Is Vietnam falling into a bearish market?
7/17/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
When the VN Index exceeded the 1,200 point threshold, it was a surprise that the stock market later fell so sharply. 

BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 17/7
7/17/2018 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Four banks asked to report on ATM fee hikes over past 2 years, Gloomy forecast for Vietnam’s rice exports in second half of 2018, More enterprises shuttered in first half of 2018


 
Real estate "bubble" of no concern
7/16/2018 5:37:54 PM (GMT+7)
 Given recent actions directed at lending, there is virtually no chance of a real estate "bubble" appearing in Vietnam's real estate market this year or next. 

More Chinese firms invest in Vietnam’s energy projects
7/16/2018 5:39:28 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed the transfer of the investment rights of some energy projects to Chinese investors. 


 

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