Vietnam Beverage eyes 25 percent Sabeco stake
12/13/2017 11:05:37 AM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade on December 11 announced that an investor has registered to hold at least 25 percent of Sabeco, of which the Government is going to sell stake equal to nearly 5 billion USD.

Markets buoyed by Sabeco news
12/13/2017 10:57:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Shares performed well on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on December 12 on the efforts of energy and beverage stocks following news about the State’s divestment from largest brewer Sabeco and a jump in oil prices.


 
PM acknowledges business contributions to Vietnam economy
12/13/2017 10:52:22 AM (GMT+7)
 The business community will define the future of the Vietnamese economy in the coming decades and serve as an important driving force to achieve prosperity, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

What will foreign investors do with strong Vietnamese brands?
12/13/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts have warned that strong brands may disappear once foreign investors buy into Vietnamese companies.


 
New SBV decree to ease gold trading regulations
12/13/2017 10:40:18 AM (GMT+7)
 The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is collecting feedback for a decree on gold trading, which will include a monopoly for the central bank on accepting gold deposits.

HCM City calls for more investments of US technological groups
12/13/2017 10:44:30 AM (GMT+7)
 Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party’s Committee, has called on US technological groups and companies to expand their investment and cooperation in the city. 


 
Ministry request for criminal investigation of Khaisilk scandal
12/13/2017 10:23:54 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has transferred documents of the Khaisilk scandal to the police for investigation after it discovered signs of criminal violations.

Hai Phong port city slashes fees
12/13/2017 10:22:41 AM (GMT+7)
 The northern port city of Hai Phong will reduce fees by 20 percent for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at its ports from the beginning of 2018.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/12
12/13/2017 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Sumitomo strikes strategic partnership with Vietnamese wood company, Fierce competition forces firms to innovate, FPT starts work on university and software park in Can Tho, Major banks lower deposit rates

JLL: HCMC demand for office space continues to outpace supply
12/13/2017 7:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Thu Thiem new urban area now considered a viable alternative to existing CBD for company head offices, JLL reports.


 
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. 


 

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