Vietcombank appoints first foreign director
10/22/2017 12:53:47 AM (GMT+7)
 The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) on October 20 appointed Thomas William Tobin as Retail Banking Director, the bank’s first foreign senior executive.

Automobile manufacturers are anxious for new gov’t policies
10/22/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Ministries have been proposing many solutions to develop the automobile industry, but no official decision has been made.

Vietnam is among best-growing stock markets
10/22/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts from SSI (Saigon Securities Incorporated) believe that Vietnam may have 30 businesses with capitalization value of over $1 billion by 2018.

APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam
10/22/2017 12:42:37 AM (GMT+7)
 The 24th APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting – the most important event of the APEC Finance Ministers Process - opened in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 21.

Korean M&A wind blows into finance
10/21/2017 4:23:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Unions between Korean financial institutions and Vietnamese securities or asset management firms are on trend, with visible upsides for both parties. 

Gov’t urged to boost high-tech farming
10/21/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 More investment in high-tech agriculture is needed to produce high-quality exports with greater added value that can compete globally, speakers said at a conference held in HCM City on Thursday.

Bright prospect for tea exports in final quarter
10/21/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam is the world’s seventh largest producer of tea, and the fifth biggest exporter. 124,000 hectares are cultivated, send to 500 processing facilities throughout the country eventually producing 500,000 tons of dried tea each year.

New moves at consumer finance companies
10/21/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Techcombank plans to sell Techcom Finance and MCredit has been renamed MB Shinnei, signs that the Vietnamese consumer finance market continues to attract investors.

Petroleum supply expected to be plentiful from 2018
10/21/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - No longer solely dependent on imports, Vietnam now can make petroleum products to satisfy domestic demand at its local oil refineries.

Some luxury hotels reportedly taking losses
10/21/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Located in advantageous positions and providing services at high fees, some luxury hotels have been taking losses.

International energy currents
10/21/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Energy is one of the sectors in Vietnam receiving significant attention from foreign investors. Mark Edmunds, Asia Pacific Oil and Gas leader at Deloitte, speaks about the opportunities for foreign investors in this sector.

Vietnam’s outstanding female entrepreneurs
10/20/2017 5:21:12 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese women Phuong Thao, Mai Kieu Lien, My Lan, are among a growing number of successful female entrepreneurs in the Vietnamese market.