Foreign investors eager to acquire Habeco
3/21/2018 1:35:25 PM (GMT+7)
Along with Carlsberg, the Danish Brewer holding 17.3 per cent stake in Habeco, numerous foreign investors are looking to acquire a stake in Vietnam’s third-largest brewer in order to increase their market shares.

Government approves rights to purchase Vietnam Airlines’ shares
3/21/2018 1:46:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport (MoT) will transfer its rights to purchase shares additionally issued by the Vietnam Airlines Corporation through auction at the Ha Noi Stock Exchange.

The curious case of mini marts and convenience stores in Indonesia and Vietnam
3/21/2018 1:27:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Convenience store chains are on their way to conquer fast-growing ASEAN markets, but they get little love in Indonesia, the region’s largest market.

Start-ups to be given 30% of investment from State budget
3/21/2018 1:46:59 PM (GMT+7)
 Start-ups will be given support from the State budget in localities with no more than 30 per cent of total investment mobilised from investment funds.

South Korean giants flock to Vietnam’s finance & banking market
3/21/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
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.

Central bank enhances supervision
3/21/2018 1:50:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) can take early intervention measures against weak credit institutions in the supervision process from July this year, according to a new SBV regulation.

VN moves closer to full global integration
3/21/2018 1:48:18 PM (GMT+7)
VN is integrating increasingly with the global economy, having signed the CPTPP this month and discussing four other free trade agreements, the annual Economic Scenarios Conference heard in HCM City on Monday.

Foreign investors keen on Vietnam’s consumption growth
3/21/2018 10:45:14 AM (GMT+7)
Foreign investment funds are interested in fields benefiting from the growing middle class in Vietnam, listed companies and those with plans to make IPO in the areas of food, retail, digital technology, aviation, tourism, oil and gas.

US’s antidumping duty ruling lacks legal basis: VASEP
3/21/2018 10:37:21 AM (GMT+7)
The US’s recent ruling to impose unprecedentedly high import duties on frozen Tra fish fillets from Vietnam shows a level of unfairness and is not in line with the usual antidumping law provisions, said VASEP Secretary General Truong Dinh Hoe.

VN-Index fails to reach 1,160 points
3/21/2018 10:40:05 AM (GMT+7)
 The VN-Index failed to hit the threshold 1,160 points after the stock market experienced loads of selling transactions late on March 20.

Vietnam to become RoK’s second largest importer
3/21/2018 10:34:39 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam is likely to surpass the United States to become the Republic of Korea’s second biggest importer by 2020, thanks to a bilateral free trade agreement, according to a report released by the Korea International Trade Association on March 20.

Health Ministry says ‘no’ to opening drug distribution market to foreigners
3/21/2018 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Decree 54 and the draft circular that guides its implementation compiled by the Ministry of Health have both raised controversy: foreign investors say the regulations break Vietnam’s WTO commitments.