Long-awaited CPTPP presents opportunities and pitfalls Long-awaited CPTPP presents opportunities and pitfalls

With the eagerly anticipated conclusion of talks on the Comprehensive Partnership and Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (CPTPP) in late January, Viet Nam embarked on a still more difficult path.

Credit growth to speed up in first quarter Credit growth to speed up in first quarter

Credit is forecast to accelerate from the end of the first quarter this year to maintain the same growth rate as 2017.

Novaland reports 24% growth in profits Novaland reports 24% growth in profits

Real estate developer Novaland Group has reported a 24 per cent growth in after-tax profit to over VND2 trillion (US$87.7 million) in 2017.  

ZaloPay targets 1,000 points of sale ZaloPay targets 1,000 points of sale

ZaloPay e-wallet, developed by VNG Corportion, aims to open about 1,000 new points of sale in 2018, according to Phan Thanh Thao, business development director of Zalo Pay.

Sale of cars in January up 28% year-on-year Sale of cars in January up 28% year-on-year

As many as 26,037 cars were sold in January, marking a year-on-year increase of 28 per cent, reports the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).