VN-Index gains slow on uncertainty
10/20/2017 11:01:38 AM (GMT+7)
 Shares struggled to rise on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on October 19 as investor sentiment turned negative on the current market trading condition.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 20/10
10/20/2017 8:25:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Building material market remains stable, JICA wants to accelerate disbursement, Japanese businesses pour capital into Vietnam’s electronics industry, Shrimp exports to EU rebound, HCM City to help SMEs, start-ups


 
Vietnam rice exporters should focus on Asian markets
10/20/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam should put a special focus on traditional rice importers in Asia to ensure the country’s rice trade stability in the long run, said Huynh Minh Hue, secretary general of the Vietnam Food Association.

Ministry says auto manufacturers need more than a tax cut
10/20/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VAMA cited difficulties of the Vietnam industry – the small market, small output and high production costs, which all make it more costly to manufacture car parts in Vietnam.


 
Abnormal weather a key reason behind suspension of competitive power market
10/19/2017 4:54:03 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade has explained it suspended the competitive electricity generation market from October 1 due to abnormal weather that has made power supply unpredictable, coupled with unforeseen electricity supply and demand.

VAMC takes serious measures to collect debt
10/20/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) has begun using its right to seize mortgaged assets given to it by Resolution 42 on settling bad debts. 


 
Using technology to “declare war” on Uber and Grab
10/19/2017 4:21:57 PM (GMT+7)
As Uber and Grab are gradually coming to dominate the domestic taxi market, a series of Vietnamese technological groups and traditional taxi companies have invested in their own ride hailing applications to compete.

Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts
10/19/2017 4:06:28 PM (GMT+7)
 It’s time Viet Nam shift its attention to quality and sustainable development and eye industry 4.0 technologies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), experts said at an online dialogue on FDI promotion strategies organised on Tuesday in Ha Noi.


 
Government advised to widen definition of public debt
10/19/2017 4:05:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The Government should consider international practices to re-define its public debt in the revised Law on Public Debt Management that is scheduled for submission to the National Assembly late this month.

Obstacles hinder the switch to E5 biofuel
10/19/2017 11:28:49 AM (GMT+7)
 There are only two months left until January 1, 2018, the date set for the nation to switch from RON A92 petrol to bio-fuel E5, but the plan is facing problems. 


 
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


 

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