The Vietnamese dong will not depreciate much against the US dollar in the second half of this year, so the whole year’s slide will be 3 per cent at the most, the Bao Viet Securities Company (BVSC) has forecast.

Local authorities reject a series of FDI projects
6/4/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The authorities of many cities and provinces throughout the country have simultaneously launched ‘purification operations’ and sent notices with the aim of discovering “disappeared” enterprises.

Grab now has more rivals than ever before
6/4/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Grab has announced a strategy on developing an ecosystem of services, from ride-hailing services and food ordering to lending. However, with the expansion strategy, it will have more rivals than ever.

Vietnam’s exports in 2018: risks from protectionism anticipated
6/2/2018 2:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), in its latest report on global trade and the impact on Vietnam, mentioned the possibility of a trade war and the risks of protectionism.

Thai investors acquiring more retail market share
6/2/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
With well-known brands, Thai investors have a range of modern retail types in Vietnam, from shopping malls and supermarkets to home appliance centers and convenience stores.

Ministry insists on ’99-year policy’, but economists oppose
6/1/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
While National Assembly’s deputies believe that allocating land for up to 99 years in special economic zones SEZs is not a good policy, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) still persists in its opinion.

Once-famous brands struggle for revival
6/1/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Many decades-old Vietnamese brands which were familiar to millions of Vietnamese consumers have been revived after a long period of hardship.

Legal framework for SEZs nearly ready
6/1/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The three special economic zones (SEZs) are on the horizon as Vietnam is setting a legal framework, preparing for the establishment of the zones.

Half of business conditions to be cut in 2018?
6/1/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The goal of cutting 50 percent of business sub-licenses in 2018 may be unattainable as many ministries still don’t have preliminary plans to simplify business conditions.

PetroVietnam to begin large-scale divestment
9/2/2017 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) will complete the divestment from several subsidiaries by 2020, according to newswire Petrotimes.

VN to make $835 million on radical divestment bout
9/1/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The Vietnamese government continues to publicise the portfolio of investment assets to be restructured. This time, it laid out the detailed list of state-owned enterprises marked for divestment during the 2017-2020 period. 

Consumers prefer small convenience stores over giant supermarkets
9/2/2017 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Some years ago, analysts predicted that modern distribution channels would develop rapidly in Vietnam as income continued to rise. 

Tens of trillions of dong of state capital nearly lost in equitization
9/3/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - More than 96 percent of SOEs slated for equitization have been equitized, but only 8 percent of the state’s capital has been transferred to the private sector.