Economic growth story to continue through 2016
(Nov 26, 2015)
Viet Nam has seen clear progress this year in many areas like banking sector reforms, capital markets and foreign investment.
Thu Ngan speaks with Mr.
Mikio Masawaki, the company's new general director, about the new
strategy and his overview of the Vietnamese high-end beer market.
World-renowned forex educator Mario Singh, who
is also founder & CEO of Fullerton Markets, FX1 Academy in Singapore, speaks to Viet
Nam News reporter Minh Huong about how forex trading can help Viet Nam's
SMEs perform better.
Viet Nam's foreign exchange policies are impacted by outside factors,
especially the exchange and interest rates in large economics around the
Nguyen Manh Tung, director of the Customs
Department of IT and Statistics shared with the media the achievements
and difficulties of the sector when applying IT.
Viet Nam expects to grow at 6.5-7 per cent for the next five years,
according to a Government report tabled recently at the National
Assembly on socio-economic development in 2015 and 2011-15 as well as
the targets for the next five years.
The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC)
plans to sell the Government's stakes in 10 major State-owned
enterprises. These include listed companies like Vinamilk, FPT Corp, Bao
Minh Insurance Corp, Tien Phong Plastic Co, and Binh Minh Plastic Co.
It has attracted the attention of local and foreign investors.
This year Diageo appointed Shivam Misra as its Viet Nam general
director. He speaks about this trend, the Vietnamese investment climate,
his company's business and more.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way companies do
business by making it easier to connect objects in the physical world to
monitoring, control, and analysis systems via the web.
World Bank specialist Lindsey Marchessault tells Viet Nam News reporter
Khanh Van about the importance of open contracting, an initiative that
Viet Nam has started to adopt to improve the efficiency of public
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes 12 Pacific Rim
countries, successfully concluded in Atlanta on Monday after over five
years of negotiations. This historic agreement, which will help lower
tariffs and open markets in 40 per cent of the world's economy, has
received praise world-wide.