Empty cup outside a Starbucks coffee shop in London

Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee company, has announced plans to open three new cafes in Hanoi over the next year targeting young people and foreign tourists. A Starbucks Vietnam representative said that the first three stores will be strategically located next to shopping malls and office buildings on Ly Thai To, Ba Trieu and Ly Thuong Kiet streets. To celebrate the campaign, Starbucks Vietnam More...

Vietnam stock market

Shares advance despite investor caution

Shares advanced on both national stock exchanges last week after posting losses in the previous week. However, as the benchmark indices approached resistance bands, profit-booking More...

Vietnamese banks on track for listings

A majority of Viet Nam’s commercial banks are planning to list on one of the two national indices by 2015, according to HCM City Stock Exchange deputy general director More...

Large corporations warned about IPO risks

Though the VN Index is on the rise, market liquidity remains weak, with large corporations reluctant to launch initial public offerings (IPOs) to help them raise funds. One hot More...

Ministry says property market is warming up, experts disagree

real estate

While the Ministry of Construction (MOC) has said that the real estate market has warmed up, reports from market survey companies More...

Property sector FDI rises in 2014

property vietnam

Viet Nam will welcome a wave of foreign direct investment (FDI) capital in the real estate tourism sector. Bui More...

Marks & Spencer Vietnam Marks & Spencer to open HCMC outlet this summer

Marks & Spencer (M&S), the iconic British retailer, has unveiled its plan to open a new...

HCM city Metro project HCM City, Japan sign a metro contract

The Ho Chi Minh City Management Authority for Urban Railways and Japanese consortium contractor Shimizu-Meada on...

Vietnam Auto manufacturers Gov’t greenlights auto industry plan

The Government has approved a new development strategy for the auto industry to enable it to...

Trade surplus with Australia reaches US$924 million

Vietnam port

Two-way trade between Vietnam and Australia in the first six months of the year peaked at over US$2.86 billion, More...

Vietnam aims to reduce reliance on foreign imports

Vietnam is a developing country, and it has lacked equipment and materials to improve infrastructure to develop a market for domestic..

Vietnam expects to earn 146 billion USD from exports in 2014

Based on the results of the first six months, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) forecast that Vietnam’s export value..

PetroVietnam has new chairman

Nguyen Xuan Son PVN

Deputy General Director Nguyen Xuan Son has been appointed as chairman of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), More...

Equitisation of State-owned enterprises discussed

Breakthrough measures are needed to boost the equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), especially those proven ineffectual, said participants at a June..

Vietnam considers self-certification of origin policy

Vietnamese enterprises may soon be allowed to certify the origin of goods themselves and be responsible for the certification, as the..
Vietnam rice

Vietnam to miss benefits of global rice market recovery

Vietnam unfortunately sold much of its rice before the global rice market began recovering, with export prices increasing by $10 per..
HCM City infrastructure

French businesses keen on HCM City infrastructure investment

A senior French official said she will encourage French businesses to invest in large infrastructure construction projects in HCM City, including..
Vietnam seafood exports

Seafood exports encounter numerous barriers

Vietnamese seafood exporters are facing innumerable difficulties as overseas markets are imposing a variety of trade barriers and challenges, including levying..