Foreign investors inject $3b in Vietnamese firms Foreign investors inject $3b in Vietnamese firms

Foreign investors have invested almost US$3 billion in Vietnamese enterprises in the last twelve months ending July 2016, the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment reported on Thursday.

VN to develop competition policy VN to develop competition policy

Viet Nam is developing a comprehensive competition policy scheme in an effort to refuel reform and accelerate growth towards a market-based economy.

Inspectorate to investigate MobiFone stake purchase in AVG Inspectorate to investigate MobiFone stake purchase in AVG

Viet Nam's Government inspectorate will conduct a comprehensive inspection of MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation's business transaction in which it acquired a 95 per cent stake in Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).

Central bank sounds alarm after hacks Central bank sounds alarm after hacks

The State Bank of Viet Nam has written to banks, credit institutions and financial organisations, warning them against hackers a day after the websites of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports and Vietnam Airlines were hacked.

Binh Son Refining makes "satisfactory" profits Binh Son Refining makes "satisfactory" profits

(Sep 27, 2016)

The Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Co Ltd earned US$46.22 million in profits in the first nine months of this year.

G7 Tech to build high-tech lighting equipment factory

Vietnamese G7 Technology Co. Ltd (G7 Tech) has received an investment certificate from Saigon High-tech Park's Board of Management for construction of an "electronic circuit and high-tech light fixtures factory."

VN economy records healthy growth against rising challenges

Viet Nam's economy continues to perform well but is being hindered by a number of challenges, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a flagship report released on September 27.

Thailand proposes anti-dumping duty on VN's steel products

Thailand has proposed the imposition of anti-dumping duty at a maximum of 40.49 per cent on Viet Nam's steel products imported into the country.

VN exporters seek help after Hanjin bankruptcy

Local exporters, freight forwarding firms and seaports are calling for Government support to ease the effects of the bankruptcy filed by South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Global (HJS), the world's seventh-largest container carrier.

ASEAN logistics sectors told to collaborate

As trade is expected to increase between Southeast Asian countries and between them and the world, there will be more opportunities for logistics services providers in the region to connect with each other to take goods to the consumers and to increase their efficiency, according to Thailand's Department of International Trade Promotion.

S Korea biggest investor in VN

South Korea retained its position as Việt Nam's leading source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first nine months of this year, the latest report from the Foreign Investment Agency has revealed.

VN ranks second among ASEAN destinations for expats

Viet Nam ranks second among six rated ASEAN countries and 19th globally in HSBC's 2016 Expat Explorer league table of 45 host countries.

Audit needs to respond more quickly to change, new report finds

Investors prefer ‘binary' audit reports in which the auditor must either commit to a ‘clean' opinion or qualify the accounts, according to a report drawn up using feedback from several conferences held by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Grant Thornton in seven countries.

US permits two more firms to export catfish

Food Safety and Inspection Service, the public health agency under the US Department of Agriculture, has allowed two more Vietnamese firms to export Siluriformes fish to the United States.

VN will be info tech power: PM

The government is determined to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the fourth industrial revolution and develop Viet Nam into an information technology (IT) power, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on September 24.

MM Mega Market, formerly Metro, to have QR code on productsMM Mega Market, formerly Metro, to have QR code on products

MM Mega Market Vietnam, formerly Metro Cash and Carry, has said it will use quick response (QR) code plastering application to provide information about products.

Viet Nam's steel industry must be more competitiveViet Nam's steel industry must be more competitive

High stockpiles, coupled with fierce competition from cheap imported steel, are hitting the domestic steel industry, an industry already under scrutiny regarding its impacts on the environment. Ho Nghia Dung, President of the Viet Nam Steel Association, speaks to bnews.vn about addressing these issues and about the ins and outs of steel production investment.

Banking investment, no longer one-way flow Banking investment, no longer one-way flow

Recently the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) issued a licence to Malasyia's second largest lender, CIMB Bank Berhad, to establish a bank in Viet Nam with a registered capital of over VND3.2 trillion (nearly US$144 million).

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