Textile firms see profits drop

Vietnamese textile firms reported a fall in profits in the first nine months as orders from major markets dried up.

Australian fashion brand Cotton On comes to Vietnam

Australian fashion brand Cotton On is the latest foreign player to come looking for a piece of the action in the growing Vietnamese market.

Central bank lowers ceiling on short-term interest rates

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has lowered the interest rate cap on 6-month dong deposits from 5.5 percent to 5 percent, effective Tuesday.
November 19, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

One percent Vinamilk stake out of reach for Singaporean investors

Two Singaporean investors in Vinamilk have failed repeatedly to increase their stake in the dairy giant by one percent.
November 19, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Banks restrict lending as credit growth ceiling nears

Many commercial banks in Vietnam are tightening lending as they reach their designated credit growth, eliciting complaints from customers.
November 19, 2019 | 11:54 am GMT+7

Vietnamese billionaire among world’s 50 theme park influencers

Pham Nhat Vuong of Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest private conglomerate, is in Bloobloop’s listing of the world’s top 50 theme park influencers.
November 19, 2019 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Bourse records steepest session decline in 3 months

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index closed at 1,002.91 points Monday, down 7.12 points or 0.7 percent, the steepest drop since August 26.
November 18, 2019 | 07:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam loosens regulations on new airlines

Vietnam has lowered the minimum capital requirement and increased the foreign ownership cap for the establishment of new carriers.
November 18, 2019 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

How Long Thanh airport will be built

Long Thanh International Airport in the southern Dong Nai Province will have an annual capacity of 25 million passengers when built in 2025.
November 18, 2019 | 12:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam global second in salary growth: report

Vietnam ranks second in the world for real salary increases in 2020, thanks to low inflation and rising productivity, according to a report.
November 18, 2019 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Human resources quality remains big challenge for Vietnam

Vietnam is 11th out of 12 Asian countries in a World Bank ranking of quality of human resources with 3.79 points out of 10.
November 17, 2019 | 04:32 pm GMT+7

Electronics, jewelry chains locked in wrist watch sales race

Electronics seller Mobile World and Phu Nhuan Jewelry are competing for a bigger share of Vietnam’s wrist watch market.
November 17, 2019 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Get private sector into debt trade, Vietnam advised

Vietnam’s debt-trading market is limited to two state-owned asset management companies and banks, but needs private players to increase liquidity, experts say.
November 17, 2019 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

HCMC third most promising real estate market in Asia-Pacific: report

Ho Chi Minh City ranks third best out of 22 cities in the Asia-Pacific for property investment in 2020, according to a report.
November 17, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Hotel sector proves irresistible to investors

A number of major hotel acquisitions have taken place in Vietnam this year as the tourism market continues to boom.
November 16, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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