BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 19/1
1/19/2019 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Japanese cosmetic brand DHC now in Vietnam, FastGo launches FastBike Pro in Hanoi, NS BlueScope Lysaght Vietnam partners with Denmark's SKIOLD, Pfizer Vietnam partners with Medochemie

Agro-exports amid trade war
1/19/2019 8:11:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s agro-product exports have slowed down after five months of the Sino-U.S. trade war. What are the true reasons?


 
Vietnamese manufacturers struggle in homeland
1/19/2019 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s electronics exports were estimated to nearly reach US$100 billion in 2018, however, more than 95 percent of export value and 90 percent of supporting industry products in this sector belonged to FDI enterprises.

Da Lat coffee available again at Starbucks
1/18/2019 11:51:14 PM (GMT+7)
 US coffee chain Starbucks announced on Thursday it has brought back Starbucks Reserve Vietnam Da Lat to its stores in Viet Nam. 


 
PV Gas co-ooperates with Japan to manage LGP distribution
1/18/2019 11:46:33 PM (GMT+7)
PV Gas, PV Gas South and Japan Cooperation Centre Petroleum signed a co-operation agreement on Thursday to develop a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution management system.

FLC Group proposes to build 100,000-seat stadium in Hanoi
1/18/2019 11:18:13 PM (GMT+7)
 Property developer FLC Group has proposed to Hanoi authorities to invest in a large scale sport-tourism-entertainment complex, which includes a 100,000-seat stadium, in the capital’s suburbs.


 
Sluggish privatization affects Vietnam’s commitments in new FTAs
1/18/2019 5:17:05 PM (GMT+7)
 The country’s privatization of SOEs now still fails to meet targets despite the government’s efforts.

VN e-commerce ranking witnesses sudden changes in Q4/2018
1/18/2019 5:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 In the 4th quarter of 2018, the e-commerce market witnessed big changes as Tiki passed Lazada to occupy the second position on the local market and Vietnamese e-commerce firms were among the Top 10 Southeast Asia’s highest-traffic e-commerce sites.


 
VN central bank approves Shinhan’s acquisition of Prudential Vietnam
1/18/2019 4:25:41 PM (GMT+7)
 The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) on Thursday issued a decision approving the purchase, sale and transfer of all contributed capital of Prudential Holborn Life Limited at Prudential Vietnam Finance Company Limited to Shinhan Card Co Ltd.

Big banks face challenges raising charter capital
1/18/2019 5:30:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Raising charter capital is the biggest challenge in 2019 not only for small joint stock banks but also for big state-owned banks.



 
CPI targeted at 3.3-3.9% this year: Deputy PM
1/18/2019 4:24:40 PM (GMT+7)
 Ministries, sectors and localities was asked to control the consumer price index (CPI) in the range of 3.3 to 3.9 per cent this year.

Canada protects two Vietnamese brands
1/18/2019 4:23:26 PM (GMT+7)
 Viet Nam’s two brands with geographical indication certification, Phu Quoc Fish Sauce and Buon Ma Thuot Coffee, are protected in the Canadian market under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.


 

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