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Vietnam Electricty returns to profitability

Vietnam Electricity, the sole power distributor, has reported it was back in the black in 2018 after losing over $90 million in the previous year. 

Samsung Vietnam profits drop, display subsidiary in the red

Samsung Electronics’ four subsidiaries in Vietnam reported first quarter profits were down 29 percent year-on-year with the LCD screen business posting losses.

Vietnam public debt at lowest level since 2015

The Ministry of Finance estimates public debt at the end of 2018 at 58.4 percent of GDP, or $136.75 billion, the lowest since 2015.
May 21, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Construction most dangerous job in Vietnam

The construction sector saw the highest number of deaths due to workplace accidents last year, according to official data.
April 17, 2019 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Vingroup spends big bucks on M&A deals in 2018

Business conglomerate Vingroup has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on acquisitions to expand its retail and auto operations.
April 01, 2019 | 08:13 pm GMT+7

Samsung Vietnam sees 2018 profits plummet

Weak H2 business results dragged down profits for most Samsung Electronics subsidiaries in Vietnam last year.
March 13, 2019 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Overloaded Tan Son Nhat airport fares badly in service quality ranking

Service quality at overloaded Tan Son Nhat remains lowest among six largest airports in Vietnam, a survey finds.
March 11, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Banking, real estate sectors post high profits

Most sectors saw profits grow last year in Vietnam, led by banking, real estate and food & beverage.
March 04, 2019 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

2018 'worst year ever' for smartphone market: survey

Global smartphone sales saw their worst contraction ever in 2018, and the outlook for 2019 isn't much better, new surveys show.
February 01, 2019 | 08:31 am GMT+7

FPT profit up a whopping 30 pct

Vietnamese technology giant FPT has reported profit before tax of VND3.85 trillion ($165.95 million) in 2018, soaring 30 percent year-on-year.
January 31, 2019 | 04:04 pm GMT+7

Refrigeration Electrical Engineering reports record profit

Refrigeration Electrical Engineering JSC reported a 23 percent rise in profits last year following strong performances by its energy and real property subsidiaries. 
January 31, 2019 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Coteccons reports 8 percent decline in profits

Construction giant Coteccons has reported an 8 percent fall in net profit last year, and blamed it on rising costs.
January 23, 2019 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Motorbikes still the vehicle of choice in Vietnam

Sales rose for the fourth straight year as 3.39 million new motorbikes were bought in Vietnam last year.
January 22, 2019 | 03:57 pm GMT+7

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018.
January 20, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietcombank’s profit skyrockets, Vietinbank’s falls

Two of Vietnam’s largest banks reported contrasting performances in 2018, with Vietcombank’s profits rising by 63.5 percent and Vietinbank’s falling by 27 percent.
January 14, 2019 | 09:37 am GMT+7
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