Strong second half of year results in big trade surplus
12/13/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam has enjoyed a record 11-month trade surplus, reflecting a strong second half of the year in firms’ export-import performance.

Government bonds easy to issue, difficult to disburse
12/13/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The State Treasury reports that it has fulfilled 84 percent of the year’s capital mobilization plan, but only 8.5 percent of the disbursement plan has been implemented. 

$1bn price tag on extensions to HCMC's Metro Line 1
12/12/2017 6:21:46 PM (GMT+7)
 Extensions to Dong Nai and Binh Duong to cost $943.7 million, according to Japanese research.

More Chinese investors relocate manufacturing to Vietnam
12/12/2017 5:03:20 PM (GMT+7)
 Chinese investors are looking to relocate manufacturing to Vietnam to avail themselves of the country’s favourable investment conditions.

Remittances to hit $5.2 billion this year
12/12/2017 4:59:17 PM (GMT+7)
 Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City is expected to total 5.2 billion USD this year, up 4.5 percent year-on-year, said an official of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

Vietnamese electronics industry in desperate need
12/12/2017 4:12:54 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese electronic supporting industry is considered too weak to access the global supply chain. Without linkages and collaboration, Vietnamese businesses will lose their market share.

Thai Beverage bids on 25 percent of Sabeco
12/12/2017 5:05:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Thai Beverage has emerged as the only investor that intends to buy more than 25 per cent of Vietnam’s leading brewery Saigon Beer.

Facebook online seller pays VND9.1bn tax arrears
12/12/2017 3:34:14 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ho Chi Minh City Taxation Department has collected VND9.1bn (USD400,100) in tax arrears from a Facebook account that sells cosmetics online.

Watchdog gives nod to Mobile World-Tran Anh M&A
12/12/2017 3:24:28 PM (GMT+7)
The Competition and Consumer Protection Department has given the go-ahead for the merger and acquisitiondeal between the two largest local electronic retailers – Mobile Worldand Tran Anh Digital World.

Garment, textile sector still strong
12/12/2017 3:22:13 PM (GMT+7)
Despite facing difficulties, the garment and textile sector is expected to export products worth US$31 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 10.2 per cent, and the outlook is bright for next year too.

VN coffee industry has huge potential: seminar
12/12/2017 3:18:55 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese coffee industry has great potential to develop considering the size of the global market and the country’s small share in it, according to the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development.

Travel firms run race to sell tours to US
12/12/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Traveling the US has become more realistic as travel firms have slashed tour fees.