Starbucks Hanoi

Vietnam will have to open its food & beverage (F&B) market beginning in January 2015 under its WTO (World Trade Organization) commitments. However, dozens of F&B brands have been present in Vietnam for years, some entering through the “front door”, and others through the “side door”. The opening of the first Starbucks shop in Vietnam earlier last year, for example, was a surprise More...

Vietnam stock market

BSC upbeat about market outlook

Analysts of BIDV Securities Company (BSC) forecast the local stock market would maintain its uptick in the last quarter and the VN-Index would hover around the range of 630-670 More...

Second domestic ETF licensed

The State Securities Commission has granted a license to SSIAM HNX30, the second domestic exchange-traded fund (ETF) under management of SSI Asset Management (SSIAM). The fund More...

Securities firms lead profit growth

Listed securities companies took the lead in profit growth in the first nine months of 2014 because of the market rally, according to the financial information website Notably, More...

Ministry, firms at odds over housing inventory

real estate

The property market has shown signs of warming up in the final months of the year; however, statistics on the inventory volume More...

Home purchase by foreigners-on-the-spot real estate export

Vietnam property sector

Vietnam is considering changing the amended Housing Law, which is under discussion, to make it easier for foreigners More...

Lotteria Vietnam Vietnam retailers revving up their competitive edge

In a move certain to unleash fierce competition in the nation’s retail market, Vietnam will fully...

jetstar Jetstar Pacific records losses of more than 2.5 trillion VND

Jetstar Pacific Airlines (JPA) accumulated losses of 2,564 billion VND (122.1 million USD) during 2008-2013, the...

Vietjet-Air VietJetAir launches second air route to Can Tho

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company (VietJetAir) has launched a new service connecting Hanoi and Can Tho,...

Exports to grow by 15.9% this year: HSBC

Vietnam trade 2014

Vietnam is quietly fixing itself. After years of credit-intensive growth, with most capital channelled into More...

China – major market for Vietnamese fruit exports

China is the leading fruit importer of Vietnam with an import value of US$321.4 million in the first nine months of..

India against Vietnam’s plastics machine exports

India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has decided to lodge an anti-dumping lawsuit against plastics processing machine or..

Equitization of 432 SOEs to finish next year


The Government has pledged to speed up a national equitization scheme to ensure that 432 State-owned enterprises More...

Ministry aims for 2015 Mobifone equitisation

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will submit its equitisation plan for Mobifone to the Government by end-2014 and if..

Hoa Sen chairman is EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

Le Phuoc Vu, chairman of the management board of Hoa Sen Group, yesterday won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014..
Vietnam rice

Farmers unhappy with MARD’s rice-production restructuring strategy

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set high goals when drafting the rice-production restructuring strategy, which Vietnamese farmers..
HCM city flooding

Urban flooding unavoidable

Urban flooding in HCMC is approaching the irrecoverable threshold and is seen unavoidable in the next several years, according to facts..
Vietnam shrimp exports

Shrimp prices tumble as anti-dumping duties soar

After the US Department of Commerce (DOC) imposed the highest ever anti-dumping duties on warm-water shrimp exports from Vietnam, prices for..