The steel industry is expected to maintain its recent double-digit growth this year, helped by the recovery of the property market, but it will also face the pressure of trade defense instruments in import markets and competition from cheap steel.
VOV.VN - As many as 500 delegates gathered on April 1 for an annual meeting hosted by Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) in Quy Nhon city, the central coastal province of Binh Dinh.
VOV.VN -Prices of luxury and high-end real estate in Vietnam are still attractive to foreigners when compared with other Southeast Asian regional markets, said the chair of the Vietnam National Real Estate Association, Nguyen Tran Nam, in a recent interview.
Real estate transactions stalled in February due to the Lunar New Year holiday, according to the Ministry of Construction’s Management Agency for Housing and Real Estate Market.
The real estate market in Vietnam has witnessed a burst of activity with interest from both foreign and local investors.
Vietnam’s three-year run of growth in its residential property market is expected to continue in the short term, according to a survey conducted by FT Confidential Research (FTCR), a research service of the UK's Financial Times.
The property market of Vietnam is attractive to foreign investments due to the country’s rapid ubanisation, open policies and improved investment climate, experts said.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Van Khoa asked relevant departments to improve management and take measures to tackle factors that could create the conditions for a property market bubble.
The focus of development for Ho Chi Minh City’s property market shifted from the south to the east in 2016, experts said.
Experts, speaking at a recent conference in Hanoi, gave three scenarios for the 2017 domestic property market, with the most likely one being that the market will move sideways.
The strengthening of the property market with housing and other construction mushrooming all over the country has sharply pushed up the demand for system air conditioners.
The property market expects to see a wave of developers expand into affordable housing developments, which faced a severe shortage until the Government took steps to promote investment.
The idea of taxing those owning multiple houses, in a bid to prevent speculation, is causing a stir over whether such a tax is feasible, and the impact it might have on the housing market.
Over the past year, capital flows from Japan, Singapore and the Republic of Korea have been heading for the Vietnamese market.
Real estate attracted the second largest volume of foreign direct investment with 34 new projects worth US$1 billion in the first nine months of this year, or 6.1% of the total, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Overseas Investment Agency.
Real estate firms’ shares have become more attractive to investors as the property market recovery is expected to reap big profits.
VOV.VN - A contingent of Japanese real estate investors performing a due diligence tour of the Ho Chi Min City and Hanoi markets have said they find them to be highly attractive ‘Frontier Markets’ with high potential.
The key principles of the AEC is to facilitate a single market and production base, the free movement of goods, services, investment, and ease the cross border flow of capital all of which bodes well for each sector of the real estate in Vietnam.
The property market will continue recovering but experts told an online forum held by Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper recently that they do not expect breakthroughs in the second half of this year.
The Vietnamese real estate market is poised for strong growth in the next 15 years, but the Government should prevent speculation to avoid a bubble and improve human resources and infrastructure to attract foreign developers as the country integrates, a foreign expert has said.