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1/17/2019 8:49:34 PM

All opportunities should be grasped: minister

Optimizing all opportunities, even the smallest, to create development breakthroughs is one of the central tasks set for the Ministry of Planning and Investment in 2019, Minister Nguyen Chi Dung has said.

  • Hong Kong’s Watson dives into Vietnam’s crowded beauty market

    Hong Kong’s Watson dives into Vietnam’s crowded beauty market

    Public: 1/22/2019 3:59:30 PM

    One of Asia's biggest health and beauty retailers has entered Vietnam's fast-growing but crowded cosmetics market, where a young and growing middle class is fueling demand for imported products.

  • CPTPP Commission holds first meeting in Tokyo

    CPTPP Commission holds first meeting in Tokyo

    Public: 1/21/2019 11:28:51 AM

    The first meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Commission ended in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday with a joint statement adopted by ministers in charge of economy and trade from 11 member nations.

  • Ikea Vietnam to invest US$450 million in Hanoi centre

    Ikea Vietnam to invest US$450 million in Hanoi centre

    Public: 1/18/2019 3:57:29 PM

    Ikea Vietnam plans to invest US$450 million on a retail centre and warehouse system in Hanoi, according to a government official.

  • Vietnam’s millionaire population growth among world’s fastest

    Vietnam’s millionaire population growth among world’s fastest

    Public: 1/18/2019 11:07:23 AM

    Vietnam ranks fourth among the world’s top 10 countries with the fastest millionaire population growth, a new report says.

  • Corona casino to open this Saturday in Vietnam

    Corona casino to open this Saturday in Vietnam

    Public: 1/18/2019 10:32:27 AM

    GGRAsia reports it has received confirmation the Corona Resort and Casino in Vietnam is planning its grand opening this Saturday. The resort, which is located on Phu Quoc Island, is the first in Vietnam to make significant progress in the country’s g

  • Vietnam-India trade hits USD 10.69 billion in 2018

    Vietnam-India trade hits USD 10.69 billion in 2018

    Public: 1/17/2019 8:52:22 PM

    Two-way trade between Vietnam and India experienced a year-on-year rise of 40 percent to reach USD 10.69 billion in 2018, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

  • 81,500 hectares of crops certified with VietGAP

    81,500 hectares of crops certified with VietGAP

    Public: 1/17/2019 8:47:55 PM

    To date, Vietnam has nearly 1,900 establishments getting Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) certificates with a total area of 81,500 hectares.

  • Food delivery market heats up, weak competitors drop out

    Food delivery market heats up, weak competitors drop out

    Public: 1/17/2019 4:29:46 PM

    Having an estimated value of $33 million, the competition in the food delivery sector is as cutthroat as the ride-hailing market.

  • Politburo to issue new resolution on foreign investment

    Politburo to issue new resolution on foreign investment

    Public: 1/16/2019 12:06:23 PM

    The Political Bureau will issue a new resolution that serves as basis for Viet Nam to improve institutions, including tax policies, on foreign investment attraction in years to come.

  • More South Korean firms enter finance & banking market

    More South Korean firms enter finance & banking market

    Public: 1/7/2019 10:55:46 AM

    Korean banks are increasing their presence in Vietnam, betting on the growth potential of the emerging market, especially when and if limits on foreign ownership ratio are removed.

  • Flexible operation of monetary policy aligned with market signals

    Flexible operation of monetary policy aligned with market signals

    Public: 1/5/2019 10:15:26 AM

    The year 2018 has concluded, marking a year of economic recovery in various countries across the world as well as in Vietnam. Last year, the monetary policy was operated cautiously and flexibly in combination with fiscal policy and other macroeconomic policies, contributing to stabilising the financial and economic situation. This was a key condition for macroeconomic stability and sustainable growth of the Vietnamese economy in 2018 and is also a foundation for the economic development in 2019.

  • Foreign-invested firms top Hanoi’s salary payment

    Foreign-invested firms top Hanoi’s salary payment

    Public: 1/3/2019 9:00:52 AM

    The foreign-invested firms topped Hanoi’s salaries in 2018 with VND233 million (USD10,130) per month.

  • Vietnamese seaports welcome first shipments of New Year 2019

    Vietnamese seaports welcome first shipments of New Year 2019

    Public: 1/2/2019 4:15:42 PM

    A series of ports from the North to the South received their first shipments of the New Year 2019 on January 1 while most agencies and organisations were enjoying the four-day holidays.

  • Vietnam Economy Remains Outperformer as Growth Tops 7% Mark

    Vietnam Economy Remains Outperformer as Growth Tops 7% Mark

    Public: 1/2/2019 10:59:46 AM

    Vietnam’s growth accelerated in the fourth quarter, as stronger manufacturing output helped the economy remain one of the world’s best performers.

  • Vietnam's cold chain logistics sector sees improvements

    Vietnam's cold chain logistics sector sees improvements

    Public: 12/31/2018 5:48:52 PM

    Although the cold chain logistics sector in Vietnam is considered small and fragmented, the market has shown signs of improvement due to the increasing demand for high quality products.

  • Japan, the biggest foreign investors in Vietnam in 2018

    Japan, the biggest foreign investors in Vietnam in 2018

    Public: 12/31/2018 5:29:34 PM

    Japan tops the list of 112 countries and territories invested in Vietnam in 2018, with USD 8.59 billion, contributing 24 percent to the nation’s total FDI.

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