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Forbes names Vingroup boss again in rich list Forbes names Vingroup boss again in rich list

Founder and chairman of Vietnamese firm Vingroup Pham Nhat Vuong has once again been named by American business magazine Forbes in the list of the richest persons on the planet.


PM reiterates Formosa's investment term while accepting mistakes PM reiterates Formosa's investment term while accepting mistakes

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to maintain an investment term of 70 years for the Taiwan-invested Formosa project in the central Ha Tinh Province.


More remittances to fund property purchases More remittances to fund property purchases

Viet Nam is expected to see rising remittances enter the property market, following the amended housing law that allows Viet Kieu (overseas Vietnamese) to own a house in the country.


Viet Nam's e-commerce revenue in 2014 touched $3b Viet Nam's e-commerce revenue in 2014 touched $3b

Business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce in Viet Nam garnered a total revenue of US$2.97 billion in 2014, accounting for 2.12 per cent of the country's gross retail sales of goods.


PPP decree to attract investment PPP decree to attract investment

(Mar 26, 2015)

The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership (PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.

TPP negotiations expected to conclude this year

After completing 19 official rounds of negotiations by December 2014, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the most anticipated free trade agreement at present, is expected to conclude negotiations this year.

Policy support needed to boost private business

International economic integration has expanded to Viet Nam so the development of domestic resources, including our private enterprises, is required urgently. Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about those issues.

IHI relocates factory to Hai Phong City IZ

Japan's IHI Corporation (IHI) relocated and built a 14ha factory for IHI Infrastructure Asia Co Ltd (IIA) in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in the northern Hai Phong port city.

Local auto market offers hopes of growth

US automaker Ford reported record sales in Viet Nam every month in the latter part of 2014 as its market share rose to nearly 9 per cent. Viet Nam News speaks with Jesus Metelo Arias, managing director of Ford Viet Nam, to hear the full story and where he sees the Vietnamese auto industry in 2015.

Businesses hope for State reforms in 2015

The local business community in Viet Nam is hoping that this will be breakthrough year in terms of reforming economic institutions and administrative procedures. Vu Tien Loc, chairman of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about these issues.

Administration reform be necessary for FDI growth in 2015

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, foreign investors seeking to invest US$20.2 billion in Viet Nam have experienced a 19 per cent increase over the $17 billion target. Biz Hub reporter Lan Dung talks with Nguyen Mai, chairman of the Viet Nam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIE), about the current state of FDI in the country, as well as projections for 2015.

Incentives needed to drive auto industry

The Chairman of the joint stock automaker Vinaxuki, Bui Ngoc Huyen, shared with the Vietnam News Agency reporter Duc Dung his opinions on the Government's policies on land, technological transfer, and long-term, low-interest-rate loans to stimulate the automobile spare parts manufacturing business.

Thang Long Cement strives to become a sector leader

Shifting from debt in 2012, Thang Long Cement JSC produced 2.48 million tonnes of cement and clinker last year to post a year-on-year growth before interest and taxes of estimated 30 per cent. The company has set a goal of becoming a leading cement group in Viet Nam by 2030. Viet Nam News spoke to Mukhamad Saifudin, general director of Thang Long Cement JSC, about this target.

In-depth monetary market management

The word "belief" has cropped up often during the recent months when one talks about the monetary market and the management policies by the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV).

Viet Nam moving in the right direction

Standard Chartered Bank recently released a report called Global Research 2015 – The Year Ahead, Rekindling the Animal Spirits, which also takes a look at Viet Nam's economic and financial outlook, growth, FDI prospects, trade and interest rate.

Viet Nam News spoke with the bank's economist, Betty Rui Wang, about these issues.

BIDV-MetLife JV launches new productBIDV-MetLife JV launches new product

BIDV MetLife—a joint venture (JV) between Vietnam's leading bank BIDV and U.S. life insurer MetLife—have launched Gia An Toan Mt (EduCare), an innovative child education savings insurance product.

PPP decree to attract investmentPPP decree to attract investment

The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership (PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.

First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest

The first Vietnamese caravan team finished its 6,000km auto trip from HCM City to Tibet and Mount Everest base camp on Sunday. Autodaily introduced a series of photos taken by the team members.

PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers

Earlier this month Japanese multinational media and digital marketing communications firm Dentsu Aegis Network signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Emerald Co. Ltd, a leading full service digital marketing agency in Viet Nam.

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