VN Index declines on late profit-taking
10/19/2017 10:23:35 AM (GMT+7)
 Shares declined on the HCM Stock Exchange on October 18 as investors looked for short-term profits when the VN Index reached the intraday high of 831 points.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/10
10/19/2017 9:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 HCM City gets new serviced apartment, Vietnam Int’l Industrial Fair returns Hanoi, Rice exports surpass 2016 volume, Luang Prabang calls for HCMC investors, Singapore registers to invest over $41.38 billion in Vietnam


 
Landlords unfazed by higher supply
10/18/2017 4:01:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Despite predictions of falling prices in the buy-to-let housing segments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City due to increased supply, as of now the segment remains one of the most profitable for investors.

The ‘small kings’ in Vietnam stock market
10/19/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Having smaller charter capital and not being as well-known as big companies like Hoa Phat and The Gioi Di Dong, smaller companies still can make fat profits and become ‘kings’ in their business fields.


 
Reliance on petrol imports from South Korea may bring risks
10/19/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly 100 percent of petroleum imports are now from South Korea. This occurred after the import tariff was cut to 10 percent. 

Job opportunities rising in retail
10/18/2017 4:03:50 PM (GMT+7)
 Foreign retailers continue to invest heavily in Vietnam, according to Navigos Search, opening up opportunities at all levels of employment.


 
Dung Quat Oil Refinery IPO attracts foreign investors
10/19/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Seventeen investment funds have shown interest in Dung Quat’s IPO, expected to take place by the end of the year. 

Japanese petrol distributor to find network expansion difficult
10/18/2017 4:31:06 PM (GMT+7)
 Idemitsu Q8 Petroleum Co Ltd (IQ8), which has launched the first wholly foreign-owned gas station in Vietnam, may find it hard to expand its retail network across the country.


 
Logistics FDI rises in the face of retail expansion
10/18/2017 3:33:01 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s appeal as a destination for foreign logistics providers is rising on the back of its expanding retail market.

Risks involved in interest cut
10/18/2017 3:12:31 PM (GMT+7)
 The current interest rate levels have been deemed appropriate for the time being, according to experts, and any attempt to further cut rates could impose unnecessary risks to Vietnam’s overall macro-economic stability in the medium term.


 
Deputy PM urges equitisation of Vinafood 2
10/18/2017 3:02:56 PM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, has requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Finance to carry out the equitisation of Vinafood 2in accordance with the approved scheme.

Will Japanese petroleum distributor succeed in Vietnam?
10/18/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Though Idemitsu Kosan has impressed Vietnamese with high-quality, friendly service, it will still meet difficulties to cement its position in the Vietnamese market, experts say.


 

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