Vietnam sees fastest rate of IT job creation in 5 years

The number of IT jobs in Vietnam has grown by 56 percent this year, the highest growth rate since 2015.

Labor productivity lowest in domestic private sector

The domestic private sector has the lowest productivity in Vietnam, where the public sector tops the list.

Vietnam posts $175 mln trade surplus in confectionery products

Vietnam earned a H1 trade surplus of $175 million in confectionery and grain products, up 2.94 percent year-on-year.
August 13, 2019 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Banking staff salaries on the up

Bank staff in Vietnam on average make VND20 million ($864) to VND30 million ($1,300) per month, financial statements show.
August 05, 2019 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Vietnamese prefer cash to credit cards when traveling abroad

Up to 60.1 percent of Vietnamese used foreign cash, while 50.3 percent went for credit cards when traveling abroad, a report says.
July 31, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s top 10 brands worth nearly $7 bln

Vietnam’s ten most valuable brands are worth a total of $6.9 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of over $900 million.
July 30, 2019 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Motorbike market sees an H1 cooling down

Just over 1.5 million motorbikes were sold in Vietnam in the first half of 2019, down 6 percent year-on-year, as the market is close to saturation.
July 22, 2019 | 10:59 am GMT+7

28 percent of Vietnamese plan to use metro regularly

Only 28 percent of people in Hanoi and HCMC plan to use the metro daily, fearing the routes may not suit their schedule.
July 22, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Vietnam economic growth to slow in 2019: IMF

The International Monetary Fund has forecast Vietnam’s growth to slow down to 6.5 percent this year due to weak external conditions.
July 17, 2019 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam 5-star hotels revenues rise on strong demand

Five-star hotels last year reported higher revenues as room rates increased thanks to increasing demand from foreign visitors.
July 15, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Singapore investment giants persist in effort to buy stake in Vinamilk

Two major Singapore firms have repeatedly been trying to increase their stakes in Vietnamese dairy giant Vinamilk.
July 08, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Hanoi, Saigon apartment supply lowest since 2014

A tightening of administrative procedures and bank credit dragged new apartment supply in the second quarter in Hanoi and Saigon to a five-year low.
July 05, 2019 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Textbook publisher plans higher prices to offset costs

The Vietnam Education Publishing House expects textbook revenues to rise by $4.71 million year-on-year after raising textbook prices.
July 02, 2019 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Young Vietnam pros use social media to advance careers: report

A survey has found 48.1 percent of Gen Z use social media to source career information, just 18.8 percent favor schools.
June 29, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam consumer confidence grows fastest in Asia Pacific region

Vietnam’s consumers confidence index saw the biggest gains in the Asia Pacific region in the first quarter this year, market research firm Nielsen says.
June 26, 2019 | 04:46 pm GMT+7
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