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Vietnam to lift restrictions on foreign investment in privatization push: Prime Minister

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the country will relax regulations as it looks to make $7 billion from share sales.

Vietnam’s leaders say no rescue for state-run factories with massive losses

The Communist Party’s decision-making body has ordered the trade ministry to quickly end business ventures that ...

2 executives get death sentence in Vietnam’s major shipping scandal

The scandal is among Vietnam's six corruption and mismanagement cases to be brought to trial by March 2017.
February 22, 2017 | 07:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's PM signs off on more state-owned company sales

The conglomerates involved in this fresh round of sell-offs include Agribank and coal mining group Vinacomin. 
January 06, 2017 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s public debt growing three times faster than GDP

The country is digging itself into an ever-increasing hole. 
October 27, 2016 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Loans for Vietnam's state firms hit $67 billion

According to a new government report, $15.6 billion of that came from overseas.
October 25, 2016 | 12:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s govt urged to sell entire stake in dairy giant Vinamilk

Selling off small stakes individually could cost the government $1 billion.
October 20, 2016 | 05:49 pm GMT+7

Morgan Stanley Asia to advise Vietnam on stake sale of dairy giant

Vietnam’s investment arm wants to milk the maximum profit from the sell-off.
October 07, 2016 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Listings by top Vietnamese brewers seen delayed to Q1 2017

The brewers' share debuts were originally scheduled by the end of 2016.
October 05, 2016 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Higher food, petrol prices fuel Vietnam’s inflation: HSBC

Vietnam's ambitious economic growth target is likely to put more pressure on the economy.
September 29, 2016 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

Thai investors have eyes on sell-off of Vietnamese state firms

Some of the biggest companies from Thailand are ready to grab stakes in Vietnam's top state-owned enterprises, a report says.
September 25, 2016 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans massive sell-off in state-owned firms early next year

The privatization push in giants such as Vinamilk and FPT could raise billions of dollars.
September 16, 2016 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam state firm begs government for $300 mln in debt relief

Drought and a falling fertilizer market have landed the company in hot water.
September 16, 2016 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Former execs arrested for $150 million losses at PetroVietnam unit

State inspectors found mismanagement under their watch which resulted in massive losses.
September 16, 2016 | 12:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's fresh privatization push puts local firms on edge

Will foreign investors start renaming Vietnamese brands now the ownership cap has been lifted?
September 09, 2016 | 11:42 am GMT+7