Vietbuild HCM City draws more than 500 foreign exhibitors

Vietbuild HCM City draws more than 500 foreign exhibitors

VOV.VN - The Vietbuild Ho Chi Minh City 2018: International Exhibition (Phase 2) will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 26-29, according to an announcement from the organizer at a press conference to introduce the event in HCM City on September 21.

Petrolimex plans second treasury stock sale by year-end

Petrolimex plans second treasury stock sale by year-end

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) is proceeding to sell a maximum of 60 million treasury stocks on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the second sale of its kind since its debut in April 2017.

Growing mulberries, raising silkworms boosts income of farmers

Growing mulberries, raising silkworms boosts income of farmers

VOV.VN - The mountain district of Duc Linh in Binh Thuan province is encouraging local farmers to grow mulberries and raise silkworms using new techniques and seedlings. Their profitability is three times that of traditional crops.

Zara, H&M report high revenues in Vietnam

Zara, H&M report high revenues in Vietnam

For a population of nearly 100 million, of which the majority is at young age and with a steady growth of income per capita, Vietnam is considered potential market for fashion retailers.

Banks banned from disclosing client information

Banks banned from disclosing client information

The Government has issued Decree 117/2018 directing local credit institutions and branches of foreign banks to ensure that information remains confidential about their clients, and only provide information in line with the 2010 Law on Credit Institutions and relevant legal documents, reported news website VnEconomy.

FPT becomes Carlsberg’s global technology partner

FPT becomes Carlsberg’s global technology partner

Local tech giant FPT Corporation has become a technology partner of Carlsberg, one of the world’s leading brewery groups, providing information technology and digital transformation services for the global brewer.

High return draws private equity investments to Vietnam

High return draws private equity investments to Vietnam

Vietnam is emerging as one of the world’s hottest markets for private equity investments thanks to its high rate of return, driven by the country’s rapidly growing economy and the government’s fine-tuned policies.

Phu Yen province seeks investment to tap potential

Phu Yen province seeks investment to tap potential

The central province of Phu Yen is determined to improve its business climate and enhance investment promotion to attract capable investors who can help exploit its untapped potential.

Competition heats up for app-based ride-hailing market

Competition heats up for app-based ride-hailing market

Just when the app-based ride-hailing market in HCMC was trying to cool down following the recent significant debut of the giant Go-Jek, locally named Go-Viet, another local firm, Go-ixe, has announced plans to join the ride-hailing race, promising to offer quality services at competitive prices, reported the local media.

Solar rooftop a major driver of green growth

Solar rooftop a major driver of green growth

Local and foreign investors are racing to register solar power projects in Vietnam to reap the benefits of the feed-in-tariff of 9.35 US cents, with solar rooftop considered a key driver to create a more stable power supply in the near future and put Vietnam on a greener path.

FDI makes inroads into mechanical engineering

FDI makes inroads into mechanical engineering

A huge influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) is making its way into the fields of mechanical engineering, and manufacturing and processing, which are expected to fuel the supporting industry in the coming years if Vietnam issues effective policies, industry insiders have said.

US cuts anti-dumping taxes on Vietnamese catfish

US cuts anti-dumping taxes on Vietnamese catfish

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) reduced anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese tra and basa (pangasius) fish under its preliminary conclusion of the 14th period of review (POR14) for the period from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017.

Vietnam, Russia target bilateral trade towards US$10 billion in 2020

Vietnam, Russia target bilateral trade towards US$10 billion in 2020

VOV.VN -Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Van Binh has affirmed Vietnam’s high determination to raise Vietnam-Russia trade to US$10 billion in 2020 at a meeting with Tivot Boris Yurievich, Russian Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights in Hanoi on September 14.

Forum promotes Vietnam – Cambodia trade-investment

Forum promotes Vietnam – Cambodia trade-investment

A Vietnam – Cambodia trade-investment promotion forum took place in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on September 14, gathering representatives from hundreds of businesses from both countries.

Agribank enhances cooperation with Japan’s Yanmar Group

Agribank enhances cooperation with Japan’s Yanmar Group

Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) Pham Toan Vuong has had a working session with representatives from Yanmar, a Japanese agricultural machinery manufacturer.

2018 - tough year for shrimp exports

2018 - tough year for shrimp exports

The Vietnamese shrimp exporters have been in a tough year in 2018 as world supply saw strong increases that brought down both shrimp price and demand in major markets.