BUSINESS IN BRIEF 17/10
10/17/2017 11:53:50 PM (GMT+7)
 Vegetable, fruit imports surge in Jan-Sept, Ben Tre to hold Mekong Connect forum, Coffee exports down in volume, up in value, Five-star luxury hotels just got a whole lot more expensive in Hanoi

Ministry suspends competitive power generation market
10/17/2017 5:07:03 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has recently issued a decision temporarily suspending Vietnam’s competitive power generation market from October 1 until further notice.


 
180m shares start trading on UPCoM this week
10/17/2017 5:01:36 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 180 million shares of four companies will start trading on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange on October 16-20.

Stock market capitalisation hits record $120.6b in 9m
10/17/2017 5:00:09 PM (GMT+7)
 Viet Nam’s stock market capitalisation (excluding bond market) reached almost VND2.74 quadrillion (US$120.6 billion) until the end of September 2017, the Ministry of Finance reported.


 
VN’s first solar farm coming soon
10/17/2017 4:47:43 PM (GMT+7)
 The central city of Da Nang is set to build the first solar farm in the country that could connect to the national grid as early as the first quarter of 2018, project officials say.

Minh Phu due for a comeback: What will the “King of Shrimp” bring to the table?
10/17/2017 4:13:48 PM (GMT+7)
 Minh Phu Seafood Corporation (MPC) today listed its stock on the UPCoM Stock Exchange two years after voluntarily delisting from the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HoSE). 


 
Proposed VAT on land transfer under fire
10/17/2017 4:50:33 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Finance’s proposal to impose 10 per cent value added tax (VAT) on the transfer of land use rights has met with objections, as it might increase land prices.

BSR IPO coming up next month
10/17/2017 4:31:15 PM (GMT+7)
 Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR), which operates the $3-billion Dung Quat Oil Refinery, expects to acquire VND2 trillion from its initial public offering (IPO).


 
Petroleum worth $1.3 billion imported from South Korea
10/17/2017 4:54:21 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam spent US$1.3 billion on importing 2.14 million tonnes of petroleum from South Korea over the past nine months of this year. 

Tax on soft drinks should be reconsidered: VCCI
10/17/2017 4:52:10 PM (GMT+7)
 The proposal to impose 10 per cent special consumption tax on soft drinks for health reasons is reasonable, however, there is no concrete assessment on whether this will slow down the rate of obesity.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 17/10
10/17/2017 11:53:50 PM (GMT+7)
 Vegetable, fruit imports surge in Jan-Sept, Ben Tre to hold Mekong Connect forum, Coffee exports down in volume, up in value, Five-star luxury hotels just got a whole lot more expensive in Hanoi

Stock market capitalisation hits record
10/17/2017 4:22:12 PM (GMT+7)
 Stock market capitalisation hits record


 

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