National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a working session with the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) in Hanoi on January 17, promising to handle difficulties in terms of policies and laws facing this sector.
A majority of credit institutions in the country expect an upward trend in their business in 2019 after gaining good results last year, according to a State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) survey released late last week.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 17 urged the industry and trade sector to continue speeding up reforms so as to surpass all targets set by the National Assembly, thus creating a long-term and firm foundation for national economic development.
The APEC workshop on harnessing digital trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is underway in Hanoi, aiming to realise one of Vietnam’s initiatives during APEC Year 2017 on facilitating trans-border e-commerce.
Pharmaceutical stocks could be a bad bet this year, as the firms are set to report slower earnings growth for 2018.
VOV.VN - Unique pig themed paper money has gone on sale, attracting customers who want to use them as lucky money ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Having an estimated value of $33 million, the competition in the food delivery sector is as cutthroat as the ride-hailing market.
VOV.VN - Vietnam recorded 11.43 million tons of petrol imports in 2018 with a total value of US$7.64 billion, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Spring Fair 2019 opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang on January 16, drawing in more than 250 pavilions featuring nearly 200 businesses, cooperatives, and supermarkets from the city.
Vietnam will trial a mobile payment program to increase its cashless payment rate.
Vietnam, which is in a lowly 108th place in the International Telecommunication Union's ICT Development Index, wants to improve its status.
Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi remained among the global Top 10 most dynamic growing cities in JLL’s Short-Term City Momentum Index (CMI) 2019, which tracks socio-economic and commercial real estate growth in 131 cities over a three-year period.
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 22,855 VND/USD on the morning of January 17, down by 2 VND from the day ago.
Standard Chartered Bank has forecast that Vietnam will see a stable economic growth of 6.9 percent in 2019, buoyed by strong FDI-supported manufacturing industry.
Mekong Delta firms should make use of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to do more business with Japan, experts told a conference in Can Tho city.
Singapore-based venture capital fund Insignia Ventures Partners has inked an agreement with Vietnam's Topica Founder Institute (TFI), which runs an idea-stage startup accelerator program, to invest at least US$50,000 in each graduate founder of the TFI program.
In order to approach choosy markets more easily, Vietnamese enterprises have entered foreign markets by merger and acquisition methods, buying factories or stakes of foreign firms in their countries.
VOV.VN -Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed the Vietnamese Government’s willingness to encourage foreign enterprises, including Microsoft, to expand their investments in Vietnam while hosting President of Microsoft Asia and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation Ralph Haupter in Hanoi on January 16.
VOV.VN - Controversy persists regarding the ideal path for sustainable energy development amid Vietnam’s escalating demand for power and the need to protect the nation’s energy security.
The retail prices of oil and petrol will be kept unchanged for the next 15 days, the ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade announced on January 16.