“Significantly lower” port charges set to rise
10/15/2018 5:42:48 PM (GMT+7)
 International shipping lines could face a 10 percent increase in container handling service charges at ports in the northern region, starting from early 2019 under the Ministry of Transport’s latest proposals. 

Digital economy necessitates regulation
10/15/2018 5:19:23 PM (GMT+7)
 Fresh problems emerging from the digital economy, such as conflicts of interests between conventional businesses and digital-based businesses—Uber and Grab are the case in point—necessitates the regulatory institution.

September auto sales up, changing domestic market share
10/15/2018 5:15:30 PM (GMT+7)
 Sales of cars in September reached 25,351 units in the Vietnamese market, increasing by 19 per cent compared with the same period last year, according to Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).

Generation Z key consumers: Nielsen
10/15/2018 5:12:23 PM (GMT+7)
 It is clear that Generation Z, born between 1998 and 2010, has a significant impact on the consumer market, a recent report released by global measurement and data analytics company Nielsen said.

Real estate transactions to increase in Q4
10/15/2018 5:05:21 PM (GMT+7)
 The domestic real estate market in the fourth quarter of this year is forecast to see the strongest increase in transactions in the year, higher than the transaction volume in the same period of 2017.

Grab to operate as traditional taxi
10/15/2018 5:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Ride hailing firms like Grab may soon have to display electronic lights on their cars showing the word ‘TAXI’, if the Government approves a proposal from the Ministry of Transport (MoT).

Vietnam to open electricity wholesale market next year
10/15/2018 4:58:31 PM (GMT+7)
 The competitive electricity wholesale market will be fully operational starting in 2019 following a successful year-long pilot period.

Super committee has second deputy chairman
10/15/2018 5:02:15 PM (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has appointed Ho Sy Hung deputy chairman of Viet Nam’s Committee for State Capital Management.

Talentnet – Mercer’s annual survey out, technology among sectors with highest pay rise
10/15/2018 4:55:53 PM (GMT+7)
 The technology, life sciences and chemical industries have seen the highest salary increases this year, according to Talentnet – Mercer’s annual survey.

Bank system’s credit growth target unlikely to be reached
10/15/2018 4:28:55 PM (GMT+7)
 According to the General Statistics Office, as of September 20 the banking sector’s credit growth was 9.52 per cent, much lower than the 11.02 per cent rate recorded a year earlier.

Labour productivity critical for Vietnam’s GDP growth
10/15/2018 11:44:08 AM (GMT+7)
 Improving labour productivity is now critical to boost the country’s GDP and helps Vietnam to become an industrialised and upper-middle income nation in the near future.

Vietnam ranks 3rd in natural rubber export
10/15/2018 11:43:13 AM (GMT+7)
 With rapid growth in both planting area and production, Vietnam has become the world’s third largest natural rubber exporter, accounting for about 8.1 percent of the world’s total rubber production.