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05 20 2020

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said that transferring all or part of a solar power project was normal according to market rules and the Investment Law.

05 19 2020

Fintech will most likely be one of the few eminent sectors benefiting from the coronavirus pandemic, yielding growth for businesses and investment opportunities.

05 19 2020

Viet Nam ranked second, following Bangladesh, in the top 10 fastest growing wealth markets from 2010 to 2019.

05 18 2020

After years of delay, mobile money – a technology that allows people to receive, store, and spend money using a mobile phone – is highly likely to be pressed into service from the middle of this year in Vietnam, entailing the opportunities to promote non-cash payment among the more than 50 per cent Vietnamese population who are unbanked.

05 18 2020

The public-private partnership (PPP) model is expected to make capital-intensive infrastructure projects more appealing to private investors and foreign players. Legal hurdles, however, persist as the PPP Law is only scheduled for submission to policymakers for consideration in the upcoming National Assembly session.

05 14 2020

Recent analyses by the World Bank indicate that Vietnam will be one the few countries in the entire world to experience positive economic growth in 2020.

05 14 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is accelerating the shifting of corporate mindsets on diversifying from China and onboarding the trend of “make where you sell”. That may be the main reason behind Apple's rellocation in manufacturing lines in Vietnam.

05 13 2020

Decree No.41/2020/ND-CP on extending the deadline of tax and land rent fee payments for enterprises, individuals, and business households affected by COVID-19 was issued by the government on April 8. Dr. Su Ngoc Khuong, senior director at Savills Vietnam, explains the decree’s impact on the real estate market.

05 13 2020

Major social network sites such as Facebook and YouTube face even stricter controls in Vietnam if a draft decree amendment on internet management gets approval, adding to the pressures for the popular sites to wipe out fake news and adhere to tax obligations.

05 12 2020

A mobile money pilot project has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval, marking a bold step for the development of payments using telecommunication accounts in Viet Nam, Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam Le Minh Hung said at the dialogue between the PM and the business community on Saturday.

05 12 2020

The world is seeing numerous monetary stimulation packages applied by nations to support businesses suffering during the pandemic – however, too much money with too few goods could mean high inflation.

05 12 2020

While the ongoing pandemic is taking a severe human and economic toll worldwide, deal-making activity in Vietnam is likely to maintain momentum as corporate leaders are being asked to make strategic decisions for hunting capital. However, experts have raised concerns that the virus has left local companies vulnerable to bids from overseas.

05 09 2020

The Ministry of Construction (MoC) has asked the Prime Minister to strictly control corporate bond issuances made by real estate enterprises, especially small and medium enterprises, to reduce risks.

05 08 2020

Although a large number of startups are hanging by a thread due to the COVID-19 pandemic, investors are still predicting a bright future for the Vietnamese startup scene.

05 08 2020

Vietnam’s development over the decades has been largely achieved thanks to foreign direct investment and technology transfer from the western world, together with training and capacity building from developed countries supported by multilateral and bi-lateral agencies. This is not meant to ignore the hunger of Vietnamese people to learn and develop themselves and the investment in education by the government, private sector, and the population as a whole.

05 07 2020

Vietnam is becoming a prospective hub for British startups, with the country strengthening its position on the global technology scene amid the recent boom in the startup community. Natalie Black, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Asia-Pacific at the United Kingdom's Department for International Trade, told VIR’s Thanh Van about the trend of the British startup community in Vietnam.

05 06 2020

Viet Nam’s economy may prosper again after social distancing measures were eased nationwide on April 23, according to the World Bank (WB)’s updated report on the country’s macro-economy for May released this week.

05 05 2020

While China is struggling with the pandemic and is losing the confidence of foreign investors, proven resilience is pushing Vietnam to the fore as an ideal investment and manufacturing hub for Southeast Asia.

05 04 2020

Dang Hoang Hai, head of Viet Nam’s e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, talks to Vietnam News Agency about IT application in trade activities to link e-commerce with traditional commerce.

05 04 2020

Interest in Vietnamese real estate assets has not diminished, but deals are difficult to come by given the economic uncertainties.



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