Vietnamese travel firms have launched cost-free tours, copying a promotional model commonly used by airlines, to both domestic and outbound destinations. Offers include taking tourists to the U.S. at half the normal price via ‘budget packages’.
Samsung Electronics Vietnam has overtaken the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to become the largest firm in Vietnam in 2017.
Boom of fast fashion trend lately in the country has offered challenges and opportunities for local textile and garment firms.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc committed all possible support to Canada’s Ontario firms to do business in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on December 6 for Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne.
Vietnam’s 100 most sustainable businesses 2017 were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on December 6.
Vietnamese firms should study their trade partners carefully, choose suitable payment methods and buy exchange rate insurance to avoid risks when making international payment, a seminar heard in HCM City on December 5.
Representatives from almost 120 Vietnamese and Spanish enterprises participated in a get-together in Hanoi on December 5 to mark the 40th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two nations.
Although Vietnam is the world’s 12th largest exporter of electronics and the third largest in ASEAN since 2015, up to 95 percent of the country’s electronics output comes from foreign-owned enterprises instead of domestic ones, the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) has announced.
Members of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) want to explore cooperation opportunities in urban development, infrastructure facility, means of transportation, energy, environment and human resource in Hanoi,
Close to 11,000 enterprises were established with a registered capital of VND109.9 trillion (US$4.8 billion) in November, data of the Ministry of Planning and Investment revealed.
Though they have official practice cards, freelance tour guides will become unemployed if they cannot satisfy new requirements in the 2017 Tourism Law which takes effect on January 1, 2018.
A ground-breaking ceremony for a US$19-million- production area funded by investors from Taiwan (China) took place in the Bau Bang Industrial Park of southern Binh Duong province on November 24.
An Italian mission of 80 leading firms and 150 delegates will come to Vietnam next week to sound out cooperation prospects and strengthen ties between the two countries.
Preferential treatments including tax and land use incentives are a key factor in the Vietnamese government’s bid to attract foreign investment; however, domestic enterprises are beginning to voice their complaints.
Four- and five-star hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have seen a slight decline in room rates although the rising number of tourists has resulted in an increase in occupancy rates at high-end hotels.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak introduced its potentials to develop green energy to businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) at a forum held in Buon Ma Thuot city on November 15.
51% firms from the Republic of Korea (RoK) in sectors like manufacturing, travel, construction, water treatment, marine transport, POS software and hardware, trading, garment and textile and others are taking part in a Vietnam-RoK job fair that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 10.
Vietnam’s engagement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will benefit her export businesses, President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation Stewart Beck said.
Vietnam has been considered as a “fertile land” for foreign food firms as many trademarks from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan and Thailand are seeking ways to penetrate the 93 million-strong market.
The capital city of Hanoi is willing to host networking events as well as investment and technology transfer promotion activities for Vietnamese and Finnish businesses.