Local goods exporters and distributors are urged to boost their linkage to bring Vietnamese products to the world distribution chains.
The “Un Mois En France” (One Month in France) programme will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from November 1 to December 12.
The first set of rail tracks and sleepers were installed on October 24 on the above-ground stretch of HCM City’s first metro line from Ben Thanh Market to Suoi Tien Theme Park.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to advance Official Development Assistance (ODA) capital for the Metro Line No 1 Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien to meet the project’s schedule.
From mid-March Sacombank has been offering certificates of deposit (CDs) denominated in dong to individuals and companies.
A new station to be constructed in Binh Chanh District will replace the current Western Bus Station as Ho Chi Minh City’s hub for buses going to and from Mekong Delta provinces.
A consortium led by French rail transport equipment provider Alstom signed on January 17 a contract with a Hanoi transport agency to supply technology and equipment for a metro line in the Vietnamese capital.
VOV.VN - Metro Cash & Carry, a leading wholesaler in Vietnam, has announced that it has changed its name to MM Mega Market Vietnam, effective immediately.
Ho Chi Minh City is seeking US$1.9 billion for the second phase of metro line No 5, which extends from the new Can Giuoc Bus Station in District 8 to the Bay Hien intersection in Tan Binh District.
VOV.VN - Contractors, engineers and workers are hurrying up constructing the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien underground metro station of the Vietnam’s first metro line stretching on 20km.
Sections of Sai Gon Bridge, one of the five bridges of metro route No. 1 Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien in Ho Chi Minh City, were joined on September 30.
VOV.VN - More than ever, consumers in Vietnam are looking for the ‘Made in Thailand’ label when purchasing consumer goods, and they're willing to pay a premium for these products, according to experts.
VOV.VN - The Saigon Urban Rail Project is now 70% complete and on target to be placed into service in 2018. In honour of the occasion we have gathered some panoramic photos of pillars and sections of the construction.
Several domestic retailers have been actively changing their business strategies to improve their distribution channels after big foreign supermarkets such as Big C and Metro increased discount levels to 20-25%.
Japanese retail group Takashimaya will launch its first-ever trade center at the Saigon Center in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30, with investment of US$25 million.
VOV.VN - With relatively few exceptions, the benefits of globalization have not accrued to grocery retailing, largely because it is a high-fixed cost, low margin business that requires huge upfront capital investment.
The HCM City administration has instructed relevant departments to take targeted measures to help local retailers strengthen their competitiveness and retain market share before they lose out to foreign rivals.
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the supermarket chain Big C to refrain from asking for higher discount rates from Vietnamese suppliers, and has recommended a maximum rate of 15%.
VOV.VN - The vast majority of the nation’s consumers say they prefer to purchase foreign made products instead of lower priced local alternatives, according to Dinh Thi My Loan, president of the Vietnam Retailers Association.
Many manufacturing enterprises have lost their brands and the market, becoming outsourced workshops for retailers.