Bao Viet tops Vietnam insurance market

Bao Viet tops Vietnam insurance market

The Bao Viet Group ranked first among the insurance companies in Vietnam with a revenue of more than VND9.9 trillion (nearly US$423.7 million) in the first half of 2018.

Mumuso faces fine of VND100 million from MoIT

Mumuso faces fine of VND100 million from MoIT

Mumuso is facing a fine of VND100 million (US$4,440) by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) due to the company’s unlawful practice of deliberately misleading consumers as to the origin of its goods or providing insufficient information.

Vietnamese consumers spend less on FMCG

Vietnamese consumers spend less on FMCG

Vietnamese customers’ rapidly changing needs and expectations and lower spending on fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) are the biggest challenges to the sector, according to a new report released by consumer and retail research company Kantar Worldpanel.

Massive spike in imports of Japanese coal

Massive spike in imports of Japanese coal

VOV.VN - There was an increase in imports of most products from Japan during the first five months of this year, with coal skyrocketing to US$3.24 million, 134 times higher than its previous level.

Cars from Thailand zoom into Vietnam

Cars from Thailand zoom into Vietnam

The number of cars imported last month marked a 45.6% increase over May this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Sales of motorcycles up 6% in Q2

Sales of motorcycles up 6% in Q2

The Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (VAMM) has reported that its members sold 783,940 motorbikes of all kinds in the second quarter of 2018, up 6.1% against the same period last year.

Hanoi’s condo market slows in second quarter

Hanoi’s condo market slows in second quarter

The condominium market for sale showed signs of slowing down in the second quarter of this year, said Nguyen Hoai An, director of CBRE Vietnam’s Hanoi branch at a recent press conference to report on the capital city’s real estate market in the second quarter of this year.

’Green’ products popular in Vietnam

’Green’ products popular in Vietnam

Tran Minh Tien, owner of a shop in the southern province of Long An, said he sells some 10 kinds of goods made from natural and environment-friendly materials such as grasses, bamboo and coconut fibre, replacing products made from plastic.