Banks’ risk management a cause for concern

Poor management of risks and weak supervision of banks were the roots of the largest problems that Việt Nam’s banking system is facing, experts said during a workshop.

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VN expects $2.5b gain in fruit, veggie exports

The export value of domestic fruits and vegetables is expected to reach US$2.5 billion this year, surpassing the value of rice exports for the first time, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) announced.

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Novaland to develop urban area on reclaimed land in Danang

HCMC-based property firm Novaland and its local partner have won approval to develop an urban area on reclaimed land in Danang City, having acquired a stake in the long-stalled project from South Korean-invested Daewon Cantavil Co Ltd.

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Foreign giants interested in Vietnamese real estate

Many large foreign corporations have increased investment in the housing market of Vietnam by forming joint ventures or buying shares of domestic enterprises.

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Local goods should have global market: President

HA NOI— Vietnamese enterprises should strive to promote Vietnamese products in the global market and improve their share in the home market, President Tran Quang Dai said on Saturday at a meeting with 115 businessmen in Ha Noi. The State leader stressed that global integration was a consistent policy of the Party and State, adding […]

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Extensive Sustainability Deployment for Businesses

Sustainable development has become an urgent and essential element in global economic activity, as well as a challenge in the context of international economic integration. In 2016, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), primarily orchestrated by the Office for Business Sustainable Development (SD4B) and the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), has carried out practical and effective sustainability activities for businesses.

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LEAN Green-Belt Int’l training course

In October 2017, NKX with ID@5 Netherlands organizes LEAN Green-belt International Certification Training Course, trained by 02 LEAN experts from NL.

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Vietnamese tea seeks to enter choosy markets

Accessing discerning markets is the main issue facing the Vietnamese tea sector although this product has a lot of opportunities abroad.

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VN rises in WB’s ease of doing business ranking

With strengthened access to credit and improvement in tax reforms, Việt Nam moved up 14 places to rank 68 among 190 countries in the 15th edition of the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report, themed “Reforming to Create Jobs.”

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Development of Creative Tourism

The development of creative tourism can help diversify tourist products attracting medium and high income tourists.

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Vietnam looks for more FDI into pharmacy sector

The Ministry of Health (MOH) estimates that Vietnam has to remit $2 billion abroad to import foreign drugs but could retain more money in-country if it could attract FDI (foreign direct investment) into the pharmaceutical industry.

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Vietnam’s economy is recovering: East Asia Forum

Vietnam has recorded upbeat growth despite disadvantages brought about by the withdrawal of the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according a recent article published on the East Asia Forum.

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Foreign investors turn to M&A to increase SOE holdings

Foreign investors at state-owned firms are looking to increase their holdings via M&A deals to solidify their footholds in Vietnam.

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Many cashew nut factories in VN halt operations due to lack of materials

Many cashew nut processing plants have halted operations due to a lack of materials, the Vietnam Cashew Nut Association (Vinacas) told a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on June 15 to review the sector’s performance in the first half of 2018.

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Rice export sees huge opportunities from traditional markets

Vietnam’s rice export has posted remarkable figures in the first half of 2018, and the sector expects business to get better in the remaining months of the year as the country’s traditional rice markets are increasing import.

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Vietnamese exporters required to be perfect to enter US market

The Vietnamese exporters are required to be perfect when it comes to export to the US, a demanding market with stringent requirements, according to industry insiders.

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Agricultural restructure a success

Efficient restructuring of the agricultural sector has brought good results in production and business in the last few months, so the sector expects to gain stronger growth in production and business this year and beyond, said experts.

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Vietnam among world’s top five competitive retail markets

Vietnam’s retail market is one of the top five competitive compared to others in the world, heard a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 7.

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US remains Vietnam’s largest export market in Jan-Nov

The US remained Vietnam’s largest export market in the January – November period with turnover of US$43.45 billion, up 14.3% year-on-year and accounting for 19.4% of Vietnam’s total exports, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC).

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Vietnam needs to be proactive in dealing with safeguard trade measures

Steel, fiber, household-use products and electronics in Vietnam are vulnerable to anti-dumping and anti-countervailing duties imposed by other countries.

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VN to support domestic automobile industry projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will implement solutions to support and promote the automobile industry projects of companies such as Truong Hai Automobile Company (Thaco), Thanh Cong Group, VinFast and others.

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Local yarn industry experiences difficulties

Việt Nam’s yarn industry faces many challenges in production and export, especially to China, one of the largest export markets for local yarn products, according to experts.

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Investors play the long game in M&A

Despite growing interest from investors and upcoming stake sales, it is looking likely that the long term will provide better prospects for mergers and acquisitions in the lucrative Vietnamese pharmaceutical industry.

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Foreign media speaks glowingly of Vietnam’s economy

International investors are setting their eyes on South East Asia, believing that Vietnam is an ideal destination.

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Ho Chi Minh City hosts new investor conference

In celebration of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange’s 15 year anniversary, the city will host a special investor conference covering investment opportunities and challenges in Vietnam’s securities market.

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Da Nang becomes sponsor and host port of int’l yacht race

Da Nang City authorities have signed a contract to be a team sponsor and official South East Asia host port of the 2015-2016 Clipper Round the World Yacht race.

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Vietnam Moves Ahead With Plans For First Nuclear Power Plant

After years of delays, it looks like plans for Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant are slowly moving forward.

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Import-export laws changed as VN adjusts to int’l rules

Pham Thanh Binh, a representative from USAID Governance for Inclusive Growth (USAID GIG) talks to Viet Nam Economic Times about adjustments made to import and export laws.

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Retail, services sales hit US$110 bln

The country’s total retail sales and services revenue reached US$110 billion, rising 9.8% over the same period last year, or 9.1%, if inflation is excluded.

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