The slowdown in retail and manufacturing sectors has reduced the speed of Ho Chi Minh City’s economic engine despite significant gains in services, trade, industry and agriculture.
Ho Chi Minh City expects to earn up to US$50 million from exporting 40-50 million ornamental fish each year, according to the city’s ornamental fish development programme from 2016-2020.
Experts have noted that it is time Vietnamese retail firms "grew up" and adopt modern retail practices.
A surge in Chinese tourist arrivals brings joy and worry to Nha Trang, a Vietnamese city known globally for its beautiful beaches and islands.
Private low-cost carrier Vietjet Air took almost 40 percent of the domestic aviation market share in the first quarter of 2016 and grew by 6 percent from a year earlier.
Thaco, which controls nearly 45% of Vietnam's auto market share, plans to spend VND30.11 trillion (US$1.33 billion) expanding its manufacturing and retail activities over the next three years, local media reported on April 23.
State-owned Vietnam Television (VTV) may divest from K+ paid TV following continuous losses at the satellite TV service.
Vietnamese manufacturers make toys for outsourced contracts and satisfy the strict requirements set by foreign partners, but cannot cement their positions in the home market.
After falling for two months, auto sales staged a strong recovery last month with a total of 24,802 units sold, more than twice the February figure.
Agro-fishery-forestry exports were estimated at US$6.73 billion in Quarter 1, a year-on year increase of 3.1%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnamese insurance firms have been offered great opportunities to expand their market share in the regional market thanks to the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
Many new opportunities will be opened up for the tourism sector by Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), according to an industry expert.
(VOV) -Farmers have raised their profile in the global fruit and vegetable market over the past year by more effectively implementing Vietnam Good Practices (VietGap), reports the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The steel industry has seen a record growth over the first 11 months this year, up 30.1% from the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Steel Association.
Vietnam will transport between 500 million and 600 million tonnes of goods this year by sea, the Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine) has said.
The banking sector has experienced dramatic changes this year but has more reform is needed, delegates heard at the Vietnam Retail Banking Forum 2015 held on November 18 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam's electronic industry has attracted US$10 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital from big names like Samsung, Foxconn, LG, Panasonic and Intel, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
(VOV) - Cassava exports shoot up while exports of many other agricultural products shrink.
Vietnam Airlines and the other shareholder of Jetstar Pacific have pledged to continue investment in the low-cost carrier, after it reported a profit for the first time in three years.
With Japanese Sapporo in Sapporo Vietnam (SVL) joint venture buying 29% of SVL stake from the Vietnamese partner, the Vietnamese beer market is heating up.