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Singapore bank says Vietnam FDI on track to hit all-time high

Foreign investment in Vietnam is expected to top $20 billion this year, a record high, according to Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB).

Electronics exports at risk from South Korea-Japan trade tensions

Material inputs Vietnam needs for its electronics manufacturing and exports could be disrupted by ongoing Japan-South Korea trade tensions, experts caution.

Annual car sales to reach a million in 2025

Vietnam's annual car sales could more than triple in the next five years to reach a million in 2025.
August 17, 2019 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

Limiting factors as Apple considers Vietnam as new production base

Vietnam can be Apple’s next manufacturing base, but a dearth of skilled labor and increasing labor costs can undermine its competitiveness.
August 02, 2019 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Thailand, Indonesia dominate Vietnam's car imports

Thailand and Indonesia hold the lion's share of Vietnam's car imports amidst challenges as the country seeks to prioritize local manufacturing.
July 26, 2019 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Sharp eyes computer production shift from China to Vietnam

Japanese electronics giant Sharp plans to shift its computer production from China to Vietnam to avoid trade war tariffs.
June 07, 2019 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Vietnam exports to US rise 28 pct as China-US trade war intensifies

There has been a surge in Vietnam’s exports to the U.S. whose trade war with China continues without an end in sight.
May 29, 2019 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Growth quality concerns over disproportionate investment in Saigon real estate

Real estate attracted the highest proportion of capital by far into Saigon Jan-Apr, raising sustainability concerns.
May 13, 2019 | 02:35 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

Vietnam to waive import tariffs for environment-friendly auto parts

Vietnam has unveiled plans to offer import tariff incentives for parts used to assemble environment-friendly cars.
March 19, 2019 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

Vietnam manufacturing sector frets as power prices rise

Manufacturing firms are worried about having to produce at contracted prices with costs pushed up by higher power prices.
March 10, 2019 | 07:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam could be next iPhone manufacturing station

The U.S.-China trade war could deliver iPhone assembler Foxconn’s work to Vietnam, experts say.
February 01, 2019 | 08:43 am GMT+7

China slowdown, trade disputes weigh on Asia factory activity

Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most economies.
January 03, 2019 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Vietnamese aluminum industry faces threat from Chinese imports

Cheap aluminum imported from China is hurting Vietnamese producers who fear they will not be able to compete.
January 01, 2019 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Supporting industry should be a major priority: PM

Vietnam needs to make its supporting industry a production base for the global manufacturing chain, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc says.
December 19, 2018 | 06:05 pm GMT+7
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