New Vinamilk chairwoman welcomes fresh challenge
(Jul 30, 2015)
Le Thi Bang Tam, an independent director of the Viet Nam Dairy Products
Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk), is its new chairperson after Mai Kieu
Lien, who was named by Forbes as being among the top 50 powerful
business-women in Asia in March, resigned on July 25.
First, I am sure that Viet Nam is a market with huge potential since the
insurance industry is in the first stage of development here.
After seven years of operations in Viet Nam, SEV sources 36 per cent of
its components locally, while the remainder comes from foreign firms
from nine countries operating in Viet Nam. Han Myoung Sup, Samsung Viet
Nam's General Director and Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Industry and
Trade's Heavy Industry Department, spoke to reporters on the issue.
The State Securities Commission is trying to
get listed firms to improve their operations. However, some cultural
dissonances have to be overcome, Nguyen Vu Quang Trung, Deputy Director
General of the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, tells the Vietnam News Agency.
The Prime Minister recently issued Decree 60, which will increase the caps for foreign stakeholding in local companies from September 1 this year. Viet Nam News spoke with Chris Freund, partner at fund management firm Mekong Capital, about its likely impact on the stock market.
The amendments to the 2014 Housing Law that take effect on July 1 promise to bring positive changes to the real estate market.
Viet Nam News spoke with Phan Thanh Huy, Deputy CEO of property
developer Novaland, to find out about his company's plans and where he
sees the market headed.
Early this year, some large private firms proposed that they are given
concessions to invest in airport services. The Government has accepted
this in principle. Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Hong Truong spoke to
Vietnam News Agency about these issues.
Bui Van Dung, head of the Enterprises' Reform and Development Department of Central Institute for Economic Management, told Vietnam News Agency about various ways to meet the target for this year.
Viet Nam News reporter Mai Huong interviewed Tran Thi Hong Hanh, general
secretary of the Vietnam Banks' Association, seeking her thoughts on
the IP landscape in Viet Nam as well as the challenges facing local
businesses in developing this lending tool.
The FTA between Viet Nam and the EEU was signed on May 29 in Kazakhstan. Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang spoke to the Vietnam News
Agency about the advantages, opportunities and challenges of this
The EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement is expected to be signed this
year. Visiting EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) Executive Director
Chris Humphrey spoke to Viet Nam News about likely impacts of the FTA on Vietnamese businesses. The EU-Viet Nam free trade agreement is expect.