JC&C reinforces presence in Vietnam

JC&C reinforces presence in Vietnam

After spending over US$1 billion on acquiring a large stake in Vinamilk, the largest automotive group from Singapore, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited Company (JC&C), has poured VND45 billion into acquiring an additional 1.1 million shares in Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corporation (REE).

Draft third protocol amending ACIA gets approval

Draft third protocol amending ACIA gets approval

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just signed a Government’s resolution approving the draft of the third Protocol amending the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).

ANZ upbeat about Vietnam's prospects

ANZ upbeat about Vietnam's prospects

Robust credit growth will help the Vietnamese economy achieve its growth target this year, while export is likely to remain strong and more foreign capital will flow into utilities, says Australia & New Zealand Bank Group.

Food management a top concern

Food management a top concern

Despite natural disasters and market regression, in the past 11 months, Vietnam’s total agriculture, forestry and aquaculture export turnover hit US$33.14 billion, though food management still has room for improvement.

Cyber law balances security, information freedom

Cyber law balances security, information freedom

Dr Mai Liem Truc, former deputy minister of Post and Communications, talks to the newspaper Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the need to finalise the draft Law on Cyber Security. .

Garment, textile sector still strong

Garment, textile sector still strong

Despite facing difficulties, the garment and textile sector is expected to export products worth US$31 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 10.2%, and the outlook is bright for next year too, the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) has said.

More capsule hotels built in Vietnam

More capsule hotels built in Vietnam

With a 30% growth rate in the number of travelers, building or buying hotels promises big profits for investors, including capsule hotels, which have opened in Ho Chi Minh City and other tourism cities.

Vietnamese electronics industry in desperate need

Vietnamese electronics industry in desperate need

The Vietnamese electronic supporting industry is considered too weak to access the global supply chain. Without linkages and collaboration, Vietnamese businesses will lose their market share.

Expo-Russia Vietnam to enhance bilateral economic links

Expo-Russia Vietnam to enhance bilateral economic links

Expo-Russia Vietnam 2017, the second edition, is scheduled to take place at Melia Hanoi from December 13 to 15 with a view to promoting the two countries’ trade and economic ties and Russia’s export to Southeast Asia.

Vietnam: 90% of farm products exported in raw form

Vietnam: 90% of farm products exported in raw form

Though Vietnam is among the world’s top exporters of farming produces, 90% of the products are exported in the raw form with quality and value lower than many foreign rivals, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong in a recent meeting.

WB forecasts Vietnam's GDP growth at 6.7% this year

WB forecasts Vietnam's GDP growth at 6.7% this year

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s growth is forecast at 6.7% this year and 6.5% in the next two years with a low inflation rate, the World Bank said at the launch of Taking Stock- its bi-annual economic report on Vietnam in Hanoi on December 11.