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  • Vietnam third most expensive country to buy Starbucks: survey

    Vietnam third most expensive country to buy Starbucks: survey

    Public: 4/28/2017 4:35:56 PM

    Vietnam is among the top three most expensive countries to sip a Starbucks, compared to the U.S. coffeehouse chain’s home country, a survey finds.

  • Indian cars flood Vietnam market

    Indian cars flood Vietnam market

    Public: 4/17/2017 2:06:09 PM

    Viet Nam imported nearly 4,800 Indian cars in the first quarter of this year, increasing more than threefold compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Customs.

  • 4G war in Vietnam: lessons from India

    4G war in Vietnam: lessons from India

    Public: 4/7/2017 4:00:53 PM

    The rolling out of 4G services is the starting pistol for a competition made afresh amongst telecommunications companies in Vietnam. While most major service providers, with the exception of FPT, have started pilot programmes, VinaPhone’s business strategy is markedly different from its competition.

  • Vietnamese struggle to sell products at foreign-invested supermarkets

    Vietnamese struggle to sell products at foreign-invested supermarkets

    Public: 3/28/2017 5:12:34 PM

    Vietnamese manufacturers are trying to display their products at foreign-invested supermarket chains, which have become familiar shopping destinations for urbanites. But it has not been an easy task.

  • Will Vietnam become the world’s largest coffee exporter?

    Will Vietnam become the world’s largest coffee exporter?

    Public: 3/15/2017 10:31:05 AM

    Vietnam is about to overtake Brazil as the world's largest coffee exporter, according to Agrimoney.com

  • September CPI rises 0.54%

    September CPI rises 0.54%

    Public: 9/27/2016 1:46:33 PM

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in September increased 0.54% from the previous month and rose 2.07% over a year earlier, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • Vietnam’s top mobile retailer kicked out of Thai-purchased shopping malls

    Public: 9/19/2016 11:19:44 AM

    The Gioi Di Dong has had to close 22 stores at Big C shopping malls following the supermarket chain's recent acquisition by a Thai firm.

  • Petrol prices plunges for the 7th time of the year

    Petrol prices plunges for the 7th time of the year

    Public: 7/21/2016 11:40:44 AM

    The price of RON 92 petrol and bio-fuel E5 slid 665 VND and 604 VND per litre, respectively, from 3:00 pm on July 20th, according to the Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

  • VietShrimp 2016 to be held in Bac Lieu

    VietShrimp 2016 to be held in Bac Lieu

    Public: 6/22/2016 10:35:35 AM

    An international fair specializing on shrimp technology (VietShrimp) will be held from June 24th to 26th in Bac Lieu province.

  • Promoting litchi consumption in southern hub

    Promoting litchi consumption in southern hub

    Public: 6/14/2016 10:56:46 AM

    The Ministry of Industry and Trade has directed the Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee to organize a meeting on June 17th to promote litchi consumption in Ho Chi Minh city, said Deputy Minister Do Thang Hai.

  • Price index rises 0.54% in May

    Price index rises 0.54% in May

    Public: 5/26/2016 2:57:13 PM

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May 2016 rose by 0.54% from the previous month, bringing the total index increase by 1.59% over a year earlier, reported the General Statistics Office on May 24th.

  • From 15h00 May 5th: Petrol price increases

    From 15h00 May 5th: Petrol price increases

    Public: 5/6/2016 2:31:14 AM

    (VNF) - The domestic retail petrol price has been increased from 15h00 on May 5th, ranging VND300-650 per litter. The use of fuel price stabilization fund (FEPC) also raises.

  • January CPI drops 0.03 percent in Ho Chi Minh city

    January CPI drops 0.03 percent in Ho Chi Minh city

    Public: 3/28/2016 5:17:22 PM

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh city fell 0.03 percent in January, over a month earlier.

  • HCM city's CPI rise slightly in March

    HCM city's CPI rise slightly in March

    Public: 3/24/2016 11:10:31 AM

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh city in March 2016 rose slightly from the previous month.

  • Leading Korean retailer launches first hypermarket in Vietnam

    Leading Korean retailer launches first hypermarket in Vietnam

    Public: 12/25/2015 4:08:26 PM

    (VNF) - After 5 years of surveying and researching Vietnam’s market, Emart - the leading Korean retailer under Shinsegae group will launch the Emart hypermarket for the first time in Vietnam on December 28th at 366 Phan Van Tri street, ward 5, Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh city.

  • Export value of mobile phones reaches over USD24 billion

    Export value of mobile phones reaches over USD24 billion

    Public: 10/30/2015 3:47:10 PM

    As of October 15th, the export of mobile phones and related components were valued at USD24.3 billion, up nearly USD6.2 billion compared to the same period last year, reported the General Department of Customs.

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